neurological disorders and injuries

NYPD officer out of coma after getting hit in head

A New York Police Department officer who was placed in a medically induced coma this weekend after he was hit in the head with a metal chair is now conscious and in stable condition, according to an police spokesperson.

Drugmaker to seek FDA approval for Alzheimer's treatment

In an unexpected reversal, pharmaceutical giant Biogen said it will pursue US Food and Drug Administration approval for aducanumab, an experimental treatment for early Alzheimer's disease, Biogen and its Japanese partner Eisai announced on Tuesday.