The controversy behind the new FDA-approved drug for Alzheimer’s disease

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Rana Semaan, Science in Society editor On June 7, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug Aduhelm™ (aducanumab-avwa) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease under its accelerated approval pathway. I felt overjoyed and excited reading this news. I’d seen the disease up close and lost my grandmother to Alzheimer’s. I immediately […]

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The complicated relationship between Alzheimer’s disease prevention and diet

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Tamara Rosner and Elizabeth Benner, Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science editors A recent study shows that eating fruits and vegetables and drinking tea can help prevent you from developing Alzheimer’s disease. Well, actually… the study shows that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is reduced in people who voluntarily eat foods with high amounts of […]

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