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(Yahoo)   FDA restricts new Alzheimer's drug to only mild cases, for fear that its inconclusive efficacy data + stratospheric price would bankrupt the US Gov't   (news.yahoo.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Clinical trial, Alzheimer's disease, Drug Administration, Biogen Inc, Food and Drug Administration, new label, Biogen's Aduhelm, use of its Alzheimer  
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2021-07-09 6:15:27 AM  
2 votes:
When I was a kid, I always thought they were saying "Oldtimer's Disease."

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2021-07-09 7:16:42 AM  
1 vote:
If only we had a functioning government, Biogen could get insanely wealthy and everyone who needs it could get the medicine.  Instead Biogen gets stupidly wealthy and only the very richest get it.
 
2021-07-09 7:56:23 AM  
1 vote:
priced at $56,000 a year

A small price to pay for regaining the requisite faculties to fully appreciate how much debt you've put yourself in.
 
2021-07-09 9:59:09 AM  
1 vote:

sleze: When I was a kid, I always thought they were saying "Oldtimer's Disease."

/CSB


My Korean wife is almost 70 years old, and she still calls it that.
 
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