Roche more confident in beating Alzheimer's after Biogen data

April 22, 2015 9:05 AM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche has "renewed confidence" that drugs targeting potentially brain-destroying plaque can fight Alzheimer's disease, following promising results with a product from a rival.

Pharmaceuticals head Daniel O’Day said on Wednesday Roche would look again at prospects for two of its experimental Alzheimer's drugs, both of which suffered setbacks in 2014, in the wake of recent data on Biogen's drug.

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