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Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab hailed as “breakthrough”

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Ridgewood NJ, Lecanemab is the first drug to slow the destruction of the brain in Alzheimer’s. It attacks the beta amyloid that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. Lecanemab only has a small effect and it only works in the early stages of the disease. Despite this, leading researchers are calling the findings ‘momentous’. Other therapies so far have had a 100% failure rate.

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Ridgewood Police Assist Glen Rock Police to Locate 90-year-old Woman Suffering from Alzheimer’s

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Glen Rock NJ, on Wednesday November 17th at 1:18 PM  Glen Rock PO Matt Stanislao received a report of a 90-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer’s who had wandered off from a family member’s home. With the assistance of the Ridgewood Police Department, the woman was located on Godwin Avenue and subsequently reunited with her family members.