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Trial Underway Testing PTSD Drug Therapy

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A clinical trial is underway testing an experimental drug to treat the underlying causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway Testing PTSD Drug Therapy

India Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccines Designed in US

The government of India granted emergency clearance to two vaccines to prevent Covid-19 disease, both designed in U.S. research labs. . . . → Read More: India Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccines Designed in US

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

Trial Shows Results for Depression Drug with Therapy

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Findings from a clinical trial show an experimental drug helps people in therapy for major depression reduce their symptoms compared to a placebo. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Results for Depression Drug with Therapy

Small Biz Grant Funds Biofilm Infection Peptides

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A start-up company is receiving a National Institutes of Health grant to develop peptides for preventing bacterial films causing middle ear infections. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant Funds Biofilm Infection Peptides

Life Science Investors Add New $650M Fund

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A venture capital investor specializing in health care and life science companies raised $650 million for new financing rounds. . . . → Read More: Life Science Investors Add New $650M Fund

Preclinical Test Advances Synthetic Bio ALS Treatment

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A candidate treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS made with synthetic genetic material is shown to improve motor function and survival in lab mice. . . . → Read More: Preclinical Test Advances Synthetic Bio ALS Treatment

Oral Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Underway

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An early-stage clinical trial is underway in South Africa testing the safety of a vaccine in capsule form to prevent Covid-19 disease. . . . → Read More: Oral Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Underway

CEPI Funds Multi-Variant Covid-19 Vaccine

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Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations or CEPI is funding a new vaccine to protect against emerging Covid-19 variants and other coronaviruses. . . . → Read More: CEPI Funds Multi-Variant Covid-19 Vaccine

Infographic – Vaccines a Small Part of Pharma Sales

Chart: Vaccine and pharma sales

Vaccines make up a small part of the pharma industry overall, even after the sizable jump in vaccine sales this year. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Vaccines a Small Part of Pharma Sales