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Trial Underway Testing Bioelectronic Incontinence Device

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The first participants are enrolled in a clinical trial of an implanted bio-feedback device to help women control urinary incontinence, sudden or stress-related urges to urinate. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway Testing Bioelectronic Incontinence Device

Biotech, Academic Lab Partner on Microbiome-Safe Products

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A biotechnology company creating products for gut health and a university immunology lab are evaluating cleaning products for potential damage to human protective tissues. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Academic Lab Partner on Microbiome-Safe Products

Nasal Spray Vaccine Shown to Stop Gonorrhea Infections

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A vaccine against gonorrhea given as a nasal spray is shown to generate protective immune responses in lab mice of both sexes, and in females similar to an intravaginal vaccine. . . . → Read More: Nasal Spray Vaccine Shown to Stop Gonorrhea Infections

CEPI Assessing Advanced RNA Nanoparticle Vaccine

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An international health organization is evaluating a new type of vaccine made with biodegradable RNA nanoparticles to help head off future viral pandemics. . . . → Read More: CEPI Assessing Advanced RNA Nanoparticle Vaccine

Audio Digital Biomarkers Start-Up Raises $3.7M in Seed Funds

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A new company developing techniques to analyze internal physiological sounds captured by stethoscopes as health indicators is raising $3.7 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Audio Digital Biomarkers Start-Up Raises $3.7M in Seed Funds

BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

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The biotechnology company BioNTech SE is partnering with the U.K. government to provide up to 10,000 personalized cancer immunotherapy treatments by 2030. . . . → Read More: BioNTech to Provide Personal Cancer Immunotherapies in UK

Company Started for Gene Editing Rare Inherited Diseases

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A new enterprise is formed to develop gene-editing therapies for mitochondrial disorders, rare inherited mutations in the energy centers of cells. . . . → Read More: Company Started for Gene Editing Rare Inherited Diseases

Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

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A new company creating protein ingredients for food products from carbon dioxide converted by engineered bacteria is raising €4 million more in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Food Protein Biotech Adds €4M in Seed Funds

Trial Begins Testing Digital Therapy for Anxiety with Lung Disease

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A clinical trial is underway testing a mobile app designed to help people with a serious lung disorder manage anxiety that often accompanies the disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins Testing Digital Therapy for Anxiety with Lung Disease

DNA Storage Start-Up Gains €5M in Seed Funds

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A new company developing DNA as a data storage medium with sustainable processes is raising €5 million ($US 5.22 million) in seed funding. . . . → Read More: DNA Storage Start-Up Gains €5M in Seed Funds