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First Edition: August 12, 2019

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: How #MeToo Is Changing Sex Ed Policies — Even In Red States The 2019 state legislative season is producing a bumper crop of sex education bills across the U.S., with at least 79 bills introduced in the legislatures of 32 states and the… Read More »

Researchers present first clinical proof that individual genotypes determine if Alzheimer’s disease drugs will work

UB researchers’ insights into a target that succeeded in animals but failed in humans reveal a new paradigm for screening Alzheimer’s drugs BUFFALO — University at Buffalo researchers have determined that a human gene present in 75% of the population is a key reason why a class of drugs for Alzheimer’s disease seemed promising in… Read More »

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever — it won’t be the last

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in Syosset, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital,… Read More »