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ALS drug gets FDA approval despite uncertainty about effectiveness |  CNN

ALS drug gets FDA approval despite uncertainty about effectiveness | CNN

CNN — A new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced approval of Relyvrio, developed by Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, on Thursday. The oral medication can be taken as a standalone therapy or with other treatments, according to the company, and it has been …

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Anne Heche's son mourns mother: 'We have lost a bright light' |  CNN

Anne Heche’s son mourns mother: ‘We have lost a bright light’ | CNN

CNN — Anne Heche’s paid tribute to his mother Friday saying the family had lost “a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend.” In a statement Heche’s son, Homer Laffoon, 20, wrote: “My brother Atlas and I lost our Mom. After six days of almost unbelievable emotional swings, I am …

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