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'Some Hope Is Better Than Having No Hope'

'Some Hope Is Better Than Having No Hope'

Update: 2021-07-075
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When the F.D.A. approved the drug Aduhelm, the first Alzheimer’s treatment to receive the agency’s endorsement in almost two decades, it gave hope to many.

But the decision was contentious; some experts say there’s not enough evidence that the treatment can address cognitive symptoms.

What is the story behind this new drug?

Guest: Pam Belluck, a health and science writer for The New York Times.  

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Mahmoud Zamani

On of the worst episodes of the daily

Jul 16th
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'Some Hope Is Better Than Having No Hope'

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