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Venture-Backed Start-Ups to Get Small Biz Loans

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An industry group says rules for loans to small companies hard-hit by Covid-19 are changed to allow these loans for more start-ups funded by venture capital. . . . → Read More: Venture-Backed Start-Ups to Get Small Biz Loans

Employers, Patients See Discounts from Biosimilars

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An analysis of health care spending by large employers shows both companies and their employees are saving money from using non-branded biologic therapies. . . . → Read More: Employers, Patients See Discounts from Biosimilars

Prescription Insomnia App Okayed by FDA

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A mobile app prescribed by physicians to treat chronic insomnia is cleared by the Food and Drug Administration for marketing in the U.S. . . . → Read More: Prescription Insomnia App Okayed by FDA

Trial to Test Arthritis Drug for Covid-19 Pneumonia

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A clinical trial is beginning soon that tests a current drug for rheumatoid arthritis as a treatment for severe pneumonia in patients with Covid-19 infections. . . . → Read More: Trial to Test Arthritis Drug for Covid-19 Pneumonia

FDA Okays Faster Covid-19 Test, Nixes Home Tests

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The Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency clearance for a point-of-care test to detect for the virus causing novel coronavirus or Covid-19 infections. . . . → Read More: FDA Okays Faster Covid-19 Test, Nixes Home Tests

FDA Outlines Trial Disruption Steps Due to Covid-19

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The Food and Drug Administration outlined steps clinical trial teams should take if their studies face disruptions from the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic. . . . → Read More: FDA Outlines Trial Disruption Steps Due to Covid-19

FDA Clears High-Volume Covid-19 Test

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The Food and Drug Administration cleared for use in the U.S. a high-volume diagnostic for the novel coronavirus that can run on automated systems already in place. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears High-Volume Covid-19 Test

FDA Okays MRI with Epilepsy Brain Stimulation

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A company making brain stimulation systems to treat epilepsy received regulatory clearance for MRI scans in people with its implanted devices. . . . → Read More: FDA Okays MRI with Epilepsy Brain Stimulation

Skin Cancer Apps Shown Misleading, Unreliable

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A review of smartphone apps that photograph and purport to analyze skin conditions for signs of cancer shows the apps are unreliable in detecting cancer. . . . → Read More: Skin Cancer Apps Shown Misleading, Unreliable

A.I. Heart Ultrasound Software Cleared by FDA

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Software guided by algorithms that capture top-quality ultrasound images of the heart is now authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. . . . → Read More: A.I. Heart Ultrasound Software Cleared by FDA