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Living with Alzheimer’s

Jefferson City Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises over $104,000

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Jefferson City Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised over $104,000 Sunday. The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia through research and maximizing support. According to the organization, 55 million people live with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia among adults,

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After US approval, Japan OKs its first Alzheimer’s drug. Leqembi was developed by Eisai and Biogen

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s health ministry has approved Leqembi, a drug for Alzheimer’s decease that was jointly developed by Japanese and U.S. pharmaceutical companies. It’s the first drug for the treatment of the disease in a country with a rapidly aging population. Leqembi was developed by Japanese drugmaker Eisai and

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Second Alzheimer’s drug in pipeline can slow the disease by a few months but with safety risk

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Another experimental Alzheimer’s drug can modestly slow patients’ inevitable worsening — by about four to seven months, researchers reported Monday. Eli Lilly and Co. is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval of donanemab. If cleared, it would be only the second Alzheimer’s treatment convincingly shown to

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