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A clinical trial of a drug treating Alzheimer's was successful. What does that mean for patients?

A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's desease, holds the hand of a relative on March 18, 2011 in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France.  (Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's desease, holds the hand of a relative on March 18, 2011 in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France. (Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with STAT’s biotech reporter Damian Garde about a promising study of a drug that could reduce the cognitive effects of Alzheimer’s disease.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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