A doctor helps us better understand a new drug treatment for early Alzheimer’s. Then, a Menominee leader about the tribes efforts to reintroduce a bison population. Later, we learn more about new research into how cats first became domesticated thousands of years ago.
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FDA approves drug to help with early Alzheimer's
The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug called lecanemab to be used for people with early Alzheimer’s in an effort to slow the cognitive decline of the disease. A geriatrician joins us to talk about the drug.
Wisconsin tribes reintroducing bison, maintaining population
The Menominee Nation received 10 bison to reintroduce to their reservation and grow the population. We talk to one of the organizers of the efforts about the importance of bison to the tribes and the state.
How cats became pets — about 10 thousand years in the past
We talk to a researcher whose work has helped to determine the first time humans domesticated cats — about 10 thousand years ago.
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