One of the eagerly anticipated presentations at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Denver and virtually is Biogen and the company’s partner Eisai on their controversial drug Aduhelm (aducanumab). Biogen is also presenting new data on a different Alzheimer’s drug with another partner, Ionis Pharmaceuticals.
California-based biopharmaceutical firm BridgeBio Pharma announced a funding collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb to evaluate a potential treatment for patients with difficult-to-treat cancers.
After an earlier rejection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Merck’s vaunted checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda won approval for the treatment of patients with high-risk, early-stage triple-negative breast cancer.
Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and death among those with heart disease, according to a study published in the journal BMC Medicine on July 26.
BioSpace takes a look at some of the stories from the first day of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2021 (AAIC).
Moderna Inc. is in talks with U.S. regulators to expand the size of an ongoing trial testing the company’s Covid-19 vaccines in children aged between 5 and 11 years, the drugmaker said on July 26.
Shares of Iterum Therapeutics plunged on July 26 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected the company’s New Drug Application for oral sulopenem as a potential treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (uUTI) in patients with a quinolone non-susceptible pathogen.
A mixed vaccination of first AstraZeneca and then a Pfizer Covid-19 shot boosted neutralizing antibody levels by six times compared with two AstraZeneca doses, a study from South Korea showed.
International eye-care products manufacturer Allergan announced positive outcomes from the AbbVie company’s Phase 3 study of a new treatment for presbyopia, as the ophthalmic solution AGN-190584 met primary and key secondary endpoints.
Antibodies triggered by Sinovac Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine decline below a key threshold from around six months after a second dose for most recipients, although a third shot could have a strong boosting effect, according to a lab study.