It pained her to see how Alzheimer’s was stealing her father’s memories. As he drifted further away, she struggled to connect with him — until she found his old journals.
The drug, Leqembi, may modestly slow cognitive decline in early stages of the disease but carries some safety risks. Still, data suggests it is more promising than the small number of other available treatments.
The drug, lecanemab, made by Eisai and Biogen, also carried risks of brain swelling and bleeding and should be studied further, a report of the findings said.
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The drug, crenezumab, failed to prevent early symptoms or slow cognitive decline, the latest setback in the long quest to find effective therapies for the disease.