Abbott Laboratories’ antibody test for the new coronavirus is highly likely to correctly determine whether people have ever been infected with the fast-spreading virus, the company said, citing a U.S. study.

A specially designed clinical study that was the first disease prevention trial to study Alzheimer’s disease drugs with different mechanisms of action from two different pharmaceutical companies failed to hit the primary endpoint.

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BioSpace gathered examples of recent breakthroughs in breast cancer treatment.

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found further evidence that microglia are the key link between the accumulation of abnormal proteins, including beta-amyloid and tau, in the brain and the actual brain damage observed in Alzheimer’s patients.