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Small Biz Grant Funds Mental Health App Clinical Trial

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National Institute of Mental Health is funding a clinical trial to evaluate a home-based mobile app that works online with a clinician to treat depression. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant Funds Mental Health App Clinical Trial

Trial Begins for Skin-Implanted Addiction Therapy

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A clinical trial is underway testing a therapy for opioid use disorder that places a treatment drug pellet under the skin lasting for 12 weeks. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins for Skin-Implanted Addiction Therapy

NIH Funding Nanoparticle Gene Therapy for Opioid Disorder

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National Institutes of Health is funding research on an experimental gene therapy delivered with nanoparticles to treat opioid use disorder. . . . → Read More: NIH Funding Nanoparticle Gene Therapy for Opioid Disorder

NIH Program Releases 100K Whole Genomes Data

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A precision medicine research program at National Institutes of Health is releasing to scientists data for nearly 100,000 whole genome sequences. . . . → Read More: NIH Program Releases 100K Whole Genomes Data

Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

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Tests with lab animals show a vaccine given as a nasal spray produces high antibody volumes against SARS-CoV-2 infections and reduces viral loads. . . . → Read More: Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

NIH Small Biz Grant Supports Uterine Health Diagnostic

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A women’s health diagnostics developer is receiving funds for a non-invasive test analyzing menstrual fluids to detect the uterine disorder endometriosis. . . . → Read More: NIH Small Biz Grant Supports Uterine Health Diagnostic

NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

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National Institutes of Health awarded new funds for academic and industry labs to develop algorithms for predicting individual responses to food and nutrition. . . . → Read More: NIH Begins Large-Scale Precision Nutrition Study

Device Spin-Off Raises $2.2M in Seed Funds

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A medical technology company developing a sensor device that monitors catheters draining excess brain fluid is raising $2.2 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Device Spin-Off Raises $2.2M in Seed Funds

FDA Clears Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Test

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The Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency authorization to a quick diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2 viruses, conducted at home. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Test

Essay – Quick, Name the Secretary of HHS

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Our country and world are in the worst health crisis in a century, and the U.S. cabinet secretary with the word “health” in the title is missing in action. . . . → Read More: Essay – Quick, Name the Secretary of HHS