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Light-Activated Treatment Kills Covid-19 Nasal Viruses

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Clinical trial findings show a light-activated disinfectant process kills SARS-CoV-2 viruses in the nose causing Covid-19 infections without harming nasal tissue. . . . → Read More: Light-Activated Treatment Kills Covid-19 Nasal Viruses

Infographic – Chinese Companies Lead in A.I. Patents

Chart: A.I. patents by company, 2017 and 2021

Data in the chart are compiled by PatentSight, a service of LexisNexis, that show the seven leading holders of machine learning and other A.I. patents by company in 2017 and 2021. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Chinese Companies Lead in A.I. Patents

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

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

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

Real-World Data Shown to Match Eye Disease Trial Results

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Research findings show data in patients’ electronic health records can be collected and analyzed to replicate results from late-stage clinical trials of an eye disease biologic drug. . . . → Read More: Real-World Data Shown to Match Eye Disease Trial Results

Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

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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

Nasal Spray Vaccine Shown to Stop Gonorrhea Infections

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A vaccine against gonorrhea given as a nasal spray is shown to generate protective immune responses in lab mice of both sexes, and in females similar to an intravaginal vaccine. . . . → Read More: Nasal Spray Vaccine Shown to Stop Gonorrhea Infections

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