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Trial Assesses Remote Drug-Phone Blood Pressure Mgmt

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A clinical trial is testing a combination of smartphone reporting and medication to help individuals personalize their blood pressure therapy. . . . → Read More: Trial Assesses Remote Drug-Phone Blood Pressure Mgmt

Flexible Device Attaches to Heart, Monitors Functions

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Biomedical engineers designed a thin flexible implantable patch that attaches to the heart, monitors its functions, and can perform therapeutics. . . . → Read More: Flexible Device Attaches to Heart, Monitors Functions

Engineered Heart Tissue Mechanisms Probed

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A research institute is partnering with a company creating heart tissue patches from stem cells to better understand the details of how the patch works. . . . → Read More: Engineered Heart Tissue Mechanisms Probed

Heart Disease Biotech Acquired in $13.1B Deal

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A company developing precision medicine drugs to treat inherited heart disorders was acquired by drug maker Bristol Myers Squibb, or BMS, for $13.1 billion. . . . → Read More: Heart Disease Biotech Acquired in $13.1B Deal

Phone Camera, A.I. Detect Early Diabetes

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Researchers devised techniques with a smartphone app, and data analyzed with artificial intelligence, to identify people in early stages of type 2 diabetes. . . . → Read More: Phone Camera, A.I. Detect Early Diabetes

Women’s Heart Health Diagnostics in the Works

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An organization for redressing health disparities faced by women awarded a new grant to advance better tools for predicting risk of women’s heart disease. . . . → Read More: Women’s Heart Health Diagnostics in the Works

Crispr Heart Therapy Demonstrated in Monkeys

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An experimental therapy using a precise gene editing technique is shown in lab monkeys to reverse the cause of a chronic form of heart disease. . . . → Read More: Crispr Heart Therapy Demonstrated in Monkeys

Convalescent Plasma Found Safe as Covid-19 Therapy

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Donated blood plasma from people who recovered from Covid-19 infections is found to cause few serious side effects when given as a treatment for infections in others. . . . → Read More: Convalescent Plasma Found Safe as Covid-19 Therapy

Crispr Heart Disease Start-Up Raises New $63M

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A one year-old company developing a one-time gene-editing treatment for coronary artery disease is adding $63 million to its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Crispr Heart Disease Start-Up Raises New $63M

Mayo Clinic, A.I. Company Study Covid-19 Heart Disease

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A developer of software to diagnose heart disease from images with artificial intelligence is assessing Covid-19 infection patients for heart ailments with the Mayo Clinic. . . . → Read More: Mayo Clinic, A.I. Company Study Covid-19 Heart Disease