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Lilly targets tau in Alzheimer's effort

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Lilly is upping its bet on Alzheimer's. The Indianapolis-based drug maker announced it has licensed experimental tracers that can hone in on and mark tau tangles that are believed to be a cause of the brain-degenerating disease.

FDA draft guidelines suggest route to approval for early-stage Alzheimer's drugs

FDA draft guidelines suggest route to approval for early-stage Alzheimer's drugs

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The Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance Thursday on clinical trials for early-stage Alzheimer's drugs.

Study: New test might help diagnose Alzheimer's earlier

A new test that measures amyloid levels in the spinal fluid of people with mild cognitive impairment could help physicians more accurately predict who will develop Alzheimer's, a new study finds.