Eisai, Biogen says the Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline

Sep 27 (Reuters) – Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T) and Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) on Tuesday said their experimental Alzheimer’s drug had significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large sample of early stage patients, marking rare victory in a field full of unsuccessful drugs. The drug, lecanemab, slowed the progression of brain-wasting disease by 27% … Read more

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners are stuck in the bearish pit

A representation of bitcoin can be seen in the illustrative photo taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register September 27 (Reuters) – Reflect on a besieged bitcoin mine. In late 2021, miners were toasting the city … Read more

Canada will remove all COVID travel restrictions as of October 1

A man pushes a luggage cart wearing a mandatory face mask as part of the “Healthy Airport” travel initiative, following social distancing protocols to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 23 2020 REUTERS / Carlos Osorio Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Gas from the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline is leaking into the Baltic Sea

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, September 26 (Reuters) – Danish authorities on Monday asked ships to bypass within five nautical miles of Bornholm Island after an overnight gas leak from Russia’s disused Nord Stream 2 pipeline that was discharged into the Baltic Sea. The German government said it is … Read more