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Bone Regeneration Experiment Begun on Space Station

International Space Station

An experiment is underway testing a bone repair biomaterial in lab mice under weightless conditions on the International Space Station. . . . → Read More: Bone Regeneration Experiment Begun on Space Station

Trial Underway for Kidney Disease Microbiome Therapy

Microbiome illustration

A clinical trial enrolled its first participant testing an engineered bacterial collection as a treatment for enteric hyperoxaluria, a kidney disorder with no approved cure. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway for Kidney Disease Microbiome Therapy

Infographic – Higher HIV Burden for Women, Girls in Africa

Chart: HIV infections by age and sex in sub-Saharan Africa since 2010

The data show falling numbers of young men and women in sub-Saharan Africa with new HIV infections since 2010, but the percentage of infected women and girls also rising over that time. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Higher HIV Burden for Women, Girls in Africa

Trial Shows Fast-Absorbing Opioid Overdose Nasal Swab

Medical nasal swab

Results of a clinical trial show a nasal swab dispensing an opioid antidote transfers more of the antidote into the blood stream than syringe injections or nasal sprays. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Fast-Absorbing Opioid Overdose Nasal Swab

Sustained-Released Eye Treatment Company Raises $11.9M

Red-blue-green eye

A company creating extended-release delivery techniques for eye therapies is raising $11.9 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Sustained-Released Eye Treatment Company Raises $11.9M

Trial Shows Insulin Capsules Reduce Blood Glucose Levels

Capsules in bubble package

Results of a clinical trial reveal an optimal dose for an insulin capsule that in 12 weeks reduces blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Insulin Capsules Reduce Blood Glucose Levels

Biomarker-Guided Depression Drug Trial Underway

Sad, depressed

The first participant in a clinical trial received an experimental drug to treat patients with depression that express high levels of a stress-related protein. . . . → Read More: Biomarker-Guided Depression Drug Trial Underway

Infographic – U.S. Dominates Diabetes Drug Sales

Chart - Global diabetes drug sales

More than 133 million people have diabetes, nearly one-third of the world’s total, yet almost half of the world’s diabetes drug sales volume is in the U.S. . . . → Read More: Infographic – U.S. Dominates Diabetes Drug Sales

Biotech, Regeneron in $2B Cancer Antibody Deal

Cancer magnified

A developer of cancer treatments triggered by tumor chemistry is partnering with biologic drug maker Regeneron on dual-action cancer immunotherapies. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Regeneron in $2B Cancer Antibody Deal

Company to Boost Orphan Drugs in Europe

Europe at night from space

A start-up enterprise seeks to make drugs for treating rare diseases more readily available to physicians and patients in Europe. . . . → Read More: Company to Boost Orphan Drugs in Europe