Alzheimer’s treatment slows cognitive decline by a third, drug maker reports

Donanemab also reduced brain amyloid plaque levels, according to Eli Lilly.
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Another experimental monoclonal antibody has shown promise in treating early Alzheimer’s disease, with Eli Lilly announcing its candidate can slow cognitive decline by a third compared with placebo. 

The drug, donanemab, also led to significant reductions in brain amyloid plaque levels, based on amyloid PET imaging, the company said.