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FDA advisors strongly back new Alzheimer’s drug, despite risks and limitations

(By Jon Hamilton for NPR)

Advisors to the Food and Drug Administration have recommended unanimously that the agency approve the Alzheimer’s drug donanemab.

At a meeting Monday, the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee voted 11-0 that donanemab is effective at slowing down Alzheimer’s in the disease’s early stages and that the drug’s benefits outweigh its risks. Continue reading here…

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