Apr 16, 2024 - News

Pit stop: Alzheimer's detection breakthrough

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🏈 The Colts have agreed to a multiyear contract extension with three-time NFL Pro Bowler DeForest Buckner. The team and the standout defensive lineman have agreed to a $46 million extension through the 2026 season.(WRTV)

🥼 Roche Diagnostic and Eli Lilly and Co. say plans are in the works to develop a more accessible and affordable test to provide an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

  • Roche announced that the test would be fast-tracked after federal regulators determined that it could be a breakthrough in terms of early detection. (IndyStar)

🏫 Indianapolis Public Schools is extending its partnership with Girls Inc. to provide resources to all seven IPS middle schools for the 2024-25 school year.

  • This school year, the two organizations launched a well-received pilot program at three middle schools where participating students learned about positive decision-making, how to overcome adversity and more. (WTHR)

One of the 50 Indiana National Guard members deployed to the southern border by Gov. Eric Holcomb shot a migrant while responding to reports of a stabbing. (FOX59)


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