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Digital Mental Therapy Company to Go Public in Merger

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A creator of game therapies for cognitive impairments is becoming a publicly-traded company through a special purpose acquisition company or SPAC. . . . → Read More: Digital Mental Therapy Company to Go Public in Merger

Group Devising Lower Cost Clinical Trials

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A new not-for-profit organization aims to create a more efficient process for large-scale randomized clinical trials, to provide reliable results at lower cost. . . . → Read More: Group Devising Lower Cost Clinical Trials

NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

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National Institutes of Health awarded new funds for academic and industry labs to develop algorithms for predicting individual responses to food and nutrition. . . . → Read More: NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

Trial Shows Immunotherapy Improves Lung Cancer Survival

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Clinical trial results show an immunotherapy licensed as a lower-priced cancer drug increases survival time in combination with chemotherapy. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Immunotherapy Improves Lung Cancer Survival

Saliva Test, App for Stress Levels Unveiled

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A start-up company is developing a home testing system that combines a saliva test and smartphone app to detect unhealthy stress levels. . . . → Read More: Saliva Test, App for Stress Levels Unveiled

Plant Science Products Company Raises $6.1M in Early Funds

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A maker of products derived from plants for vaccines and control of crop disease is raising $6.1 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Plant Science Products Company Raises $6.1M in Early Funds

Spinal Fusion/Stimulation Trial for Back Pain Underway

A clinical trial is underway testing an implanted device providing electronic stimulation along with spinal fusion surgery to treat chronic lower back pain. . . . → Read More: Spinal Fusion/Stimulation Trial for Back Pain Underway

Trial Shows Gut Probiotic Reduces Covid-19 Disease

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Results of a clinical trial show a microbial supplement in the gut reduces respiratory symptoms and viral load in people with mild Covid-19 disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Gut Probiotic Reduces Covid-19 Disease

Biotech, AI Company Partner on Covid-19 Alert System

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A developer of Covid-19 vaccines and an artificial intelligence company are building a system to quickly detect dangerous SARS-CoV-2 variants. . . . → Read More: Biotech, AI Company Partner on Covid-19 Alert System

Biotech Partners on Gene Editing Tech in $1.35B Deal

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A biotechnology company is making its precise gene editing technology available to drug maker Pfizer for rare diseases, in a deal valued at $1.35 billion. . . . → Read More: Biotech Partners on Gene Editing Tech in $1.35B Deal