• STAT+: New results show Cassava's Alzheimer's drug has placebo-like efficacy

    11 days ago - By STAT

    Cassava Sciences had long claimed that its experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease was capable of improving the cognition of patients - a benefit no other Alzheimer's drug has ever shown.
    But mid-stage study results updated on Tuesday now show the cognitive status of patients worsening to the point where Cassava's drug, called simufilam, doesn't look any more effective than a placebo. Continue to STAT+ to read the full story...
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