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This Could Very Well Be the Greatest Drug Advancement in a Decade | Fox Business

Mon Jan 09 10:03:38 EST 2017 | Fox Business
There have been a lot of exciting advances in medicine over the past 10 years: Drugs that help cancer patients live longer have become available, as have therapies that functionally cure hepatitis C. However, one area of research that hasn't advanced is the development of new weapons in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.Could that be about to change? IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. Recently, one of biotechnology's biggest companies, Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB), updated results from early-stage trials ..

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