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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

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

Cell, mRNA Therapy Biotech Raises $165M in Early Funds

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A new company, founded by university medical researchers, is developing cell therapies engineered with messenger RNA or mRNA to work inside the body. . . . → Read More: Cell, mRNA Therapy Biotech Raises $165M in Early Funds

Trial to Test Smart Watch to Guide Blood Thinners

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A clinical trial is planned to test heart rhythms measured with an Apple smart watch to guide use of blood thinning medicines in people with irregular heartbeat. . . . → Read More: Trial to Test Smart Watch to Guide Blood Thinners

Peptide Vaccine Shown to Reduce Harmful Cholesterol

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Tests with lab monkeys show a vaccine with a synthetic peptide lowers so-called bad cholesterol in blood for longer periods than a comparable monoclonal antibody. . . . → Read More: Peptide Vaccine Shown to Reduce Harmful Cholesterol

Trial Begins of Precise Gene Editing for Heart Disease

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A clinical trial is underway evaluating a precise form of Crispr gene editing as a one-time therapy for an inherited form of heart disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins of Precise Gene Editing for Heart Disease

Biotech, University Partner on Mammal Hibernation Genomics

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A biotechnology company discovering new drugs based on animal genomics is partnering with a university lab on research in mammal hibernation and adaption. . . . → Read More: Biotech, University Partner on Mammal Hibernation Genomics

Networked Defibrillator Gains $22M in Early Funds

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A company creating a networked community defibrillator device for people suffering cardiac arrest is raising $22 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Networked Defibrillator Gains $22M in Early Funds

Animal Genome Biotech Raises $9M in Seed Funds

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A company discovering new drugs for a range of diseases based on the genomes of hibernating animals is raising $9 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Animal Genome Biotech Raises $9M in Seed Funds

Trial Shows Wearable Device Monitors Heart Rhythm Indicators

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Results from a clinical trial show a device worn on the wrist can measure two key indicators of heart health as accurately as an electrocardiogram. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Wearable Device Monitors Heart Rhythm Indicators