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Mobile App to Track Fat, Sugar Consumption

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A mobile app is being created that allows users to record their eating of saturated fat and added sugar in near real time to better gauge health effects. . . . → Read More: Mobile App to Track Fat, Sugar Consumption

Univ. Lab Develops, Licenses Sports Injury Implant

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A medical device company now offers a synthetic tissue implant for torn rotator cuff, a common sports injury, designed at a Purdue University engineering lab. . . . → Read More: Univ. Lab Develops, Licenses Sports Injury Implant

Trial to Test Direct Crispr Blood Stem Cell Edits

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A clinical trial is set to begin that tests a direct form of gene editing with Crispr to correct inherited malfunctioning genes causing sickle cell disease. . . . → Read More: Trial to Test Direct Crispr Blood Stem Cell Edits

Cell-Based Fish Company Gains $8.25M in Seed Funds

Bluu Bioscience founders

The start-up enterprise Bluu Biosciences is underway creating seafood products from fish stem cells, and raising $US 8.25 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Cell-Based Fish Company Gains $8.25M in Seed Funds

Intensive Care Bed Designed for Preterm Babies

Clinical trial results show a hospital bed that simulates contact with a mothers’ body helps preterm babies cope with unpleasant medical procedures. . . . → Read More: Intensive Care Bed Designed for Preterm Babies

Microbiome Therapy Shown to Cut Covid-19 Health Needs

Gut microbes

A clinical trial shows a treatment targeting gut microbes reduces health care use and recovery times in people with mild to moderate Covid-19 disease. . . . → Read More: Microbiome Therapy Shown to Cut Covid-19 Health Needs

Clinical Trial Tests In-Tumor Breast Cancer Therapy

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A clinical trial is set to begin that tests a treatment for early-stage breast cancer delivered directly into the tumor before surgery is scheduled. . . . → Read More: Clinical Trial Tests In-Tumor Breast Cancer Therapy

Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range

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Researchers at two Virginia universities developed an experimental vaccine that in tests with pigs protects against SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses. . . . → Read More: Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range

Precision Cancer Immunotherapy Biotech Underway

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A new company is beginning work on a safer form of cancer immunotherapy that avoids toxic off-target effects, and raising $55 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Precision Cancer Immunotherapy Biotech Underway

Fast, Inexpensive Covid-19 Immunity Test Devised

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Researchers in Canada developed a simple and inexpensive test for Covid-19 antibodies requiring a pinprick of blood, and returning results in under an hour. . . . → Read More: Fast, Inexpensive Covid-19 Immunity Test Devised