The FDA Approved a New Drug To Treat Alzheimer’s, but Medicare Won’t Always Pay for It – A Doctor Explains Biogen’s Aduhelm

[ad_1] An illustration of alzheimer’s disease neurons with amyloid plaques. By 2060, approximately 14 million Americans are expected to have the disease. On April 8, 2022, Medicare finalized its decision to restrict its coverage of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s disease treatment. The decision means that only patients who have enrolled in clinical trials will be […]

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DNA Mutation Research Reveals Why Most Smokers Never Get Lung Cancer

[ad_1] Cigarette smoking is overwhelmingly the main cause of lung cancer, yet only a minority of smokers develop the disease. A study led by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and published online on April 11, 2022, in Nature Genetics suggests that some smokers may have robust mechanisms that protect them from lung cancer […]

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