Alzheimer's disease drug trials show hints of efficacy

10/8/2012 | Forbes · HealthDay News

Eli Lilly & Co.'s experimental Alzheimer's disease drug solanezumab failed to meet trial objectives, but the drug did slow cognitive decline in patients with the mildest symptoms. Lilly will have to conduct a large-scale trial in patients at the earliest disease stages to obtain FDA approval, Matthew Herper writes. "And the potential for failure is still very very real," he notes.

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