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Life Science Investors Raise $1.1B for New Fund

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A venture capital company specializing in health and life sciences start-up enterprises is raising $1.1 billion for a new investment fund. . . . → Read More: Life Science Investors Raise $1.1B for New Fund

Mobile Therapy Shown to Cut Opioid Hospital Care

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An analysis of insurance claims shows patients using a mobile therapy app for opioid addiction use fewer hospital services than similar individuals without the app. . . . → Read More: Mobile Therapy Shown to Cut Opioid Hospital Care

Companies Partner on Optimal Parkinson’s Drug Delivery

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Two companies are developing a system to identify optimal times for people with Parkinson’s disease to take their symptom-reducing medications. . . . → Read More: Companies Partner on Optimal Parkinson’s Drug Delivery

Infographic – US Workers Returning to Work

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New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, displayed in chart form last week, indicate the work-from-home era may be closing. . . . → Read More: Infographic – US Workers Returning to Work

Sites Revealed for Lung Cancer Precision Diagnostic Trial

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The first sites are selected for a study testing people with suspected lung tumors for cancer-causing mutations, to help decide on personalized treatments for their disease. . . . → Read More: Sites Revealed for Lung Cancer Precision Diagnostic Trial

Trial Demonstrates 3-D Printed Ear Tissue Implant

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A patient in a clinical trial received an implant made of three-dimensional printed tissue to replace a deformed ear caused by microtia, a congenital condition. . . . → Read More: Trial Demonstrates 3-D Printed Ear Tissue Implant

Challenge Seeks Tech, Models to Reduce Stillbirths

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A research competition is seeking better technologies to measure gestational development and predict outcomes to reduce the number of stillbirths by half. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Tech, Models to Reduce Stillbirths

GSK Acquires Advanced Vaccine Biotech in $3.3B Deal

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Drug maker GSK is buying a biotechnology company developing vaccines for respiratory and infectious diseases that generate multiple immune responses. . . . → Read More: GSK Acquires Advanced Vaccine Biotech in $3.3B Deal

Grant Funds Epilepsy Stem Cell Therapy Trial

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A developer of stem cell therapies for neurological disorders is receiving an $8 million grant to advance a treatment for a common type of epilepsy. . . . → Read More: Grant Funds Epilepsy Stem Cell Therapy Trial

Biobank Study to Assess Obesity Types, Genetics

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A study is now enrolling individuals to better understand different types of obesity, as well as genetics and other factors behind various obesity conditions. . . . → Read More: Biobank Study to Assess Obesity Types, Genetics