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Audio Tone Therapy Shown to Relieve Insomnia

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Clinical trial findings show an electronic system that reads brain waves and feeds back personalized audio tones helps people with insomnia achieve better sleep. . . . → Read More: Audio Tone Therapy Shown to Relieve Insomnia

New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

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Three new venture funds are seeking to invest up to $6.3 billion in start-up companies with advances in life sciences, health care, energy, and information technologies. . . . → Read More: New Venture Funds to Back Life Science, Tech Start-Ups

Grocery Chain Offering Sites for Cancer Biomarker Trial

Kroger store in Kentucky

The Kroger grocery store chain in the U.S. is establishing a clinical trial network through its urgent care centers, starting with a study of microbiome cancer biomarkers. . . . → Read More: Grocery Chain Offering Sites for Cancer Biomarker Trial

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

Damaged Human Lungs Restored for Transplantation

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A research team demonstrated the feasibility of connecting anesthetized pigs to human lungs deemed unfit for transplants, for recovering the lungs to transplant quality. . . . → Read More: Damaged Human Lungs Restored for Transplantation

Infographic – Digital Health Venture Funds Crater in Q4 2022

Chart: Digital health venture funding by quarter

Venture funds for new companies developing digital solutions for health care continued dropping throughout 2022, reaching their lowest levels in years in the fourth quarter. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Digital Health Venture Funds Crater in Q4 2022

Psychedelic Drug Shown to Relieve PTSD Brain Signals

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A small clinical trial shows psychotherapy with the psychedelic drug MDMA generates brain signals that help relieve symptoms in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. . . . → Read More: Psychedelic Drug Shown to Relieve PTSD Brain Signals

QuickDNA Tests Meet International Lab Industry Standards

For laboratory tests with enormous consequences to their subjects, it’s vital that the labs conducting the tests meet exacting standards for quality and reliability. . . . → Read More: QuickDNA Tests Meet International Lab Industry Standards

Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

Adult inhaler user

A clinical trial is set to begin that compares monitoring of lung functions in people with asthma using portable ultrasound and mobile app at home to conventional tests in a clinic. . . . → Read More: Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

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