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FDA Clears First Sensor-Pill and App System

The Food and Drug Administration approved for the first time in the U.S. a system that combines pills with built-in sensors and a mobile app to track adherence. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears First Sensor-Pill and App System

Math Models to Predict Animal-Borne Disease Outbreaks

A team of ecologists and mathematicians is applying machine learning and statistical models to forecast outbreaks of zoonotic diseases, those spread to humans from animals. . . . → Read More: Math Models to Predict Animal-Borne Disease Outbreaks

Cancer Center, Analytics Company Partner on Precision Care

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York is collaborating with health care analytics company Cota Inc. to offer more precise care strategies for patients. . . . → Read More: Cancer Center, Analytics Company Partner on Precision Care

Virtual Reality Shown to Reduce Blood Draw Pain in Kids

Findings from a clinical trial show the use of virtual reality can prevent much of the pain and anxiety in children when drawing blood for tests. . . . → Read More: Virtual Reality Shown to Reduce Blood Draw Pain in Kids

New Finance, Development Model for Pancreatic Disease

An organization is being formed to adopt performance-based financing and precision medicine to accelerate research and development on pancreatitis. . . . → Read More: New Finance, Development Model for Pancreatic Disease

FDA Sets Genetic Health Test Review Process

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing new review requirements for genetic tests of health risks that providers market directly to consumers. . . . → Read More: FDA Sets Genetic Health Test Review Process

Lab-On-Chip Device Simulates Tumor Microenvironment

Biomedical engineers designed a device that simulates the supportive environment in which tumors grow, and in tests was shown to work as well as lab mice for assessing cancer drugs. . . . → Read More: Lab-On-Chip Device Simulates Tumor Microenvironment

Artificial Beta Cells Shown to Produce Insulin as Needed

A biomedical engineering team developed artificial beta cells that in animal tests perform similar to natural cells in the pancreas to produce insulin as needed for controlling blood glucose levels. . . . → Read More: Artificial Beta Cells Shown to Produce Insulin as Needed

Fox Foundation, 23andMe in Large-Scale Parkinson’s Study

The Michael J. Fox Foundation and personal genetics company 23andMe are recruiting a large group of individuals with and without Parkinson’s disease to provide a more complete picture of the disorder. . . . → Read More: Fox Foundation, 23andMe in Large-Scale Parkinson’s Study

Validic Integrating Home Health Data for Clinical Care

An application is being developed for a health care system to integrate data from patients’ home medical devices into their electronic health records and clinical care plans. . . . → Read More: Validic Integrating Home Health Data for Clinical Care