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A view of a sauna in Gdynia

Regular Sauna Users May Have Fewer Chronic Diseases

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People who visit the sauna frequently may be less likely to develop heart and lung diseases or to get the flu...
Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer's drug cuts cognitive decline 30 percent: study

Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer’s Drug Cuts Cognitive Decline 30 Percent: Study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease treated with their experimental drug BAN2401 experienced...
A man has his blood pressure checked at the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia

Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk of Memory Decline: U.S. Study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Aggressively lowering blood pressure significantly reduced the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia among hypertension patients in a large...
Bill Gates speaks during an interview with Reuters in London

Bill Gates Backs $30 Million Push for Early Alzheimer’s Diagnostics

CHICAGO (Reuters) Billionaire Bill Gates and Estée Lauder Cos chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder on Tuesday said they will award $30 million over three years...
The logo of Eisai Co Ltd is displayed at the company headquarters in Tokyo

Biogen, Eisai’s Alzheimer’s Drug Succeeds in Mid-Stage Trial, Shares Soar

(Reuters) Japanese drugmaker Eisai Co and Biogen Inc said that the final analysis of a mid-stage trial of their Alzheimer's drug showed positive results...
Eisai Co Ltd Representative Corporate Officer and CEO Haruo Naito attends a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo

Eisai Clinches Merck Deal to Develop and Sell Cancer Drug, Shares...

By Bill Berkrot and Sam Nussey NEW YORK/TOKYO (Reuters) Merck & Co Inc and Japan's Eisai Co Ltd have signed a potential multibillion-dollar collaboration to...