Puddle Hops: Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s and children’s arthritis

Eli Lilly drug to improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s shows promise

Eli Lilly’s investigative antibody Donanemab has showed significant slowing of decline of cognition and daily function in patients with early symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease.

Machine learning and prescription data

Ohio State University scientists have developed a machine-learning method that crunches massive amounts of data to help determine which existing medications could improve outcomes in diseases for which they are not prescribed.

Human trafficking tech expands to police department

The Human Trafficking Initiative (HTI) began as a research initiative Creighton University in Omaha. Now the company’s technology, a novel approach to identifying potential trafficking networks, has raised funding so its work can expand to support law enforcement and victims.

Breakthrough in arthritis research

Research at Shriners Hospital in St. Louis links arthritis to signals from fat cells. The research will help doctors identify and treat the cause of arthritis in children.