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F.D.A. Panel Declines to Endorse Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

A federal panel of medical experts on Friday sharply rejected arguments in support of a closely watched new Alzheimer’s drug, saying the evidence wasn’t persuasive enough for the drug to be approved as the first new Alzheimer’s therapy in nearly two decades. The nonbinding vote by an advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration… Read More »

Poorest women’s life expectancy declines, finds report

Life expectancy among women living in the poorest communities in England has declined since 2011, says a report warning of growing health inequalities. Overall, life expectancy growth has stalled over the past decade – for the first time in 100 years. The largest decreases were seen in the most deprived areas of north-east England, while… Read More »