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Environmental Biomarker Start-Up Gains $16M in Early Funds

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A new company developing diagnostics for neurological and other disorders based on environmental exposures is raising $16 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Environmental Biomarker Start-Up Gains $16M in Early Funds

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

Over-the-Counter Naloxone Receiving Faster FDA Review

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The opioid overdose drug naloxone in nasal spray form is receiving priority review from the Food and Drug Administration as an over-the-counter drug. . . . → Read More: Over-the-Counter Naloxone Receiving Faster FDA Review

FDA Clears AI Heart Failure Detection System

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The Food and Drug Administration authorized for marketing an algorithm-driven medical device for diagnosing a common, but difficult to detect, type of heart failure. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears AI Heart Failure Detection System

Trial Shows Fast-Absorbing Opioid Overdose Nasal Swab

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Results of a clinical trial show a nasal swab dispensing an opioid antidote transfers more of the antidote into the blood stream than syringe injections or nasal sprays. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Fast-Absorbing Opioid Overdose Nasal Swab

RSV Nose Drops Vaccine Gets FDA Fast Track Tag

Respiratory syncytial virus

A vaccine designed from engineered live viruses and taken as nose drops to prevent respiratory syncytial virus received a Food and Drug Administration fast-track designation. . . . → Read More: RSV Nose Drops Vaccine Gets FDA Fast Track Tag

Grant Funds Regenerative Gel for Treating Skin Ulcers

Antoni Ribas

A California state research agency is funding preclinical development of a gel designed to regenerate stem cells in the skin to help heal venous skin ulcers. . . . → Read More: Grant Funds Regenerative Gel for Treating Skin Ulcers

Hydrogel Biomaterials Company Raises $3M in Early Funds

Trivia Frazier

A developer of bioactive hydrogels as alternatives to animal models for drug discovery and clinical lab tests is raising $3 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Hydrogel Biomaterials Company Raises $3M in Early Funds

FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

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A digital health company is asking for FDA authorization to market a mobile app that helps treat type 2 diabetes with cognitive behavioral therapy. . . . → Read More: FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

Challenge Seeks Animal-Free Testing for Precision Meds.

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A charitable foundation promoting research on human longevity unveiled a challenge competition to develop animal-free testing for personalized medicine. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Animal-Free Testing for Precision Meds.