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According to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland, there is a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease associated with the use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs). more

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BIOCRATES has reported the latest breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research from the Alzheimer’s Disease Metabolomics Consortium (ADMC), connecting how gut bacteria and lipid metabolism influences the disease more

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Positive topline results from the Phase II clinical study assessing an anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease have been revealed by Eisai and Biogen. more

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An option exercise to further reduce the royalty rates payable on potential future sales of aducanumab — a Phase III investigational treatment for early Alzheimer’s disease — has been announced by Biogen and Neurimmune. more

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According to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, DZNE, antiepileptic drugs are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. more

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After the successful completion of the Phase I trial, Araclon Biotech and TFS International have announced a continuation of their partnership to advance the trial of the Alzheimer’s disease (AD) vaccine ABvac40 into Phase II. more

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A drug that was believed to be a promising new therapeutic option for suffers of Alzheimer’s (idalopirdine) — from the Danish pharma company, Lundbeck — has failed to show clinical benefit in three randomised trials. more

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A clinical study, performed by researchers from the UK and China, has demonstrated that novel triple receptor agonists (TAs) originally developed to treat Type 2 diabetes, significantly reversed memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. more

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Axovant Sciences, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has revealed negative topline results of its Phase III MINDSET trial in Alzheimer’s disease, but the CEO has stressed that the company will continue advancing its pipeline more

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A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland has demonstrated that proton pump inhibitors, commonly used as antiulcer drugs in older patients, do not increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. more

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Professor Giovanna Mallucci and her team have identified two drugs that can block the death of brain cells in mice models of neurodegeneration. This research builds on the earlier breakthrough by the team four years ago. more

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Results from studies of ALZ-801 and its active molecule tramiprosate support the study design for the clinical programme, reports Alzheon. more

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According to business intelligence provider GBI Research, pharmaceuticals company Roche will be the biggest mover in the neurodegenerative drugs space over the next five years. more

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A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland has shown that the use of benzodiazepines and similar drugs was associated with a 20% increased risk of stroke for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. more

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A supercharged version of the acid derived from our Christmas dinner veg is the basis of new research aimed at developing a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease. more

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Global healthcare company Lilly has announced the results of a phase 3 clinical trial, designed to test the efficacy of a drug to slow the effects of Alzheimer’s. more

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Biopharmaceutical company PhoreMost has entered into a research collaboration with the laboratory of Professor David Rubinsztein at the University of Cambridge. more

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Biopharmaceutical company Probiodrug AG have announced the first results of a preclinical combination trial targeting pGlu-Abeta, a peptide thought to play a role in Alzheimer’s disease progression. more

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A clinical trial of a new drug shows promising results for those suffering early-stage Alzheimer’s more

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Probiodrug, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products to treat Alzheimer's disease has entered into a collaboration with Dutch biotech Crossbeta Biosciences more

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