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Light-Activated Treatment Kills Covid-19 Nasal Viruses

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Clinical trial findings show a light-activated disinfectant process kills SARS-CoV-2 viruses in the nose causing Covid-19 infections without harming nasal tissue. . . . → Read More: Light-Activated Treatment Kills Covid-19 Nasal Viruses

Implanted Tissue Shown to Produce Thyroid Hormones

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In a preclinical test, thyroid tissue earlier removed from lab animals was re-implanted in a protective pouch, which generates production of key hormones by the animals. . . . → Read More: Implanted Tissue Shown to Produce Thyroid Hormones

Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

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A clinical trial is underway testing the safety and feasibility of focused ultrasound to enable use of blood tests to monitor a patient’s glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

Industry-Univ. Team Assessing Electronic Brain Biomarkers

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A developer of software analyzing brain signals for neurological disease indicators is engaging medical researchers to help assess the software in real-world settings. . . . → Read More: Industry-Univ. Team Assessing Electronic Brain Biomarkers

Trial Underway of AI Depression Guidance System

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A clinical trial has begun testing a system based on artificial intelligence to help clinicians prescribe personalized care for depression in patients. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway of AI Depression Guidance System

Companies Partner on Implanted Diabetes Beta Cell Device

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A company developing implants that release cell therapies is collaborating with a producer of regenerative stem cells to dispense insulin for people with diabetes. . . . → Read More: Companies Partner on Implanted Diabetes Beta Cell Device

Virtual Reality Studied for Chronic Cancer Pain

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A software company is partnering with a psychologist to explore virtual reality working with mindfulness for relieving pain in cancer patients. . . . → Read More: Virtual Reality Studied for Chronic Cancer Pain

Trial Assessing Digital Data for Covid-19 Vaccine Responses

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A clinical trial is evaluating data gleaned from wearable devices for measuring individual physiological reactions to Covid-19 vaccines. . . . → Read More: Trial Assessing Digital Data for Covid-19 Vaccine Responses

Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

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Tests with lab animals show a vaccine given as a nasal spray produces high antibody volumes against SARS-CoV-2 infections and reduces viral loads. . . . → Read More: Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

Human Intelligence Robot Maker Raises $58.5M in Early Funds

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A developer of robotics with human-like intelligence for general-purpose workplace applications is raising nearly $US 59 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Human Intelligence Robot Maker Raises $58.5M in Early Funds