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Biogen announces $5 billion buyback days after shelving Alzheimer's trials

Biogen said on Monday it would buy back shares worth $ 5 billion, days after its stock slumped on the drugmaker’s announcement to end two Alzheimer’s disease trials. Biogen had lost more than $ 18 billion of its value last week after the company and partner Eisai ended two late-stage trials of their experimental Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Medical News Today: A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development

A recent study suggests that a warning sign may come before any symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease: Adults who do not get enough deep sleep may be on their way to developing the disease. A lack of deep sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO,… Read More »

Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is common among Alzheimer’s patients, and researchers say they’re beginning to understand why. Scientists studied 119 people aged 60 and older. Eighty percent had no thinking or memory problems, while the rest had only mild problems. The researchers found that participants… Read More »