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Trial Shows Smartphone App Finds More Heart Disease

Results from a clinical trial show an electrocardiogram app on a smartphone detects more cases of irregular heart beats than routine office visits. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Smartphone App Finds More Heart Disease

Infographic – Vaccinations Changed the World

This chart, courtesy of Der Spiegel and Statista, shows how the incidence of several diseases has been reduced in the U.S. since the introduction of vaccines. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Vaccinations Changed the World

AstraZeneca, Biotech Partner on Messenger RNA Therapies

Global drug maker AstraZeneca is acquiring an option to license the rights to a technology based on genetic material transcribed from DNA, for new respiratory disease treatments. . . . → Read More: AstraZeneca, Biotech Partner on Messenger RNA Therapies

3-D Printing Process Developed for Living Tissue

Researchers in the U.K. devised 3-D printing techniques for human and animal cells to produce functioning tissue with multiple types of cells. . . . → Read More: 3-D Printing Process Developed for Living Tissue

Parkinson’s Protein Experiment in Space Station Cargo

An experiment to grow a crystallized form of protein associated with Parkinson’s disease is among the cargo that lifted off today from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. . . . → Read More: Parkinson’s Protein Experiment in Space Station Cargo

Patent Set for Peptide Nerve Damage Treatments

The European Patent Office announced its intent to award a patent on treatments for nerve cell damage based on the peptide thymosin beta 4. . . . → Read More: Patent Set for Peptide Nerve Damage Treatments

Viruses Removed from Pig Organs for Human Transplants

Researchers in the U.S., Denmark, and China devised a process with genome editing to remove viruses that prevent organs from pigs from being used for human transplants. . . . → Read More: Viruses Removed from Pig Organs for Human Transplants

Peptide Immunotherapy Shown Safe for Type 1 Diabetes

In an early clinical trial, researchers in the U.K. show treatments with peptides, fragments of proteins, are safe and can slow the progression of type 1 diabetes. . . . → Read More: Peptide Immunotherapy Shown Safe for Type 1 Diabetes

Study Underway of Depression, Bipolar Disorder Genetics

A large-scale study by two companies and a think tank started enrolling participants to learn more about the role of genetics in major depressive and bipolar disorders. . . . → Read More: Study Underway of Depression, Bipolar Disorder Genetics

University, Company Employ AI for Anti-Aging Drugs

The medical analytics company Insilico Medicine is partnering with a university in Denmark to apply artificial intelligence to find new treatments for diseases associated with early aging. . . . → Read More: University, Company Employ AI for Anti-Aging Drugs