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Psychedelic Drug Shown to Relieve PTSD Brain Signals

Brain circuits

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

Trial to Assess At-Home Asthma Lung Function Tests

Adult inhaler user

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

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

Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

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A clinical trial is underway testing the safety and feasibility of focused ultrasound to enable use of blood tests to monitor a patient’s glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Ultrasound for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsies

Venture Investor to Back Semiconductor Start-Ups

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A technology investment company is partnering with a Silicon Valley incubator program to support start-up businesses developing new types of semiconductors. . . . → Read More: Venture Investor to Back Semiconductor Start-Ups

Infographic – US, China Lead in Space Investments

Chart: Private space investments

Data collected by Space Capital, a venture investor in companies developing space-based technologies, shows $265 billion invested in these start-up companies since 2014. . . . → Read More: Infographic – US, China Lead in Space Investments

Patent Awarded for Focused Ultrasound Skin Treatments

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

A company developing non-invasive ultrasound treatments for treating skin disorders and removing tattoos received a patent for its technology. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Focused Ultrasound Skin Treatments

Trial Shows Wearable Device Can Reduce Migraine

Nerivio system in use

Results from a clinical trial show an electronic device worn on the arm can reduce migraine occurrences in people with history of the condition. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Wearable Device Can Reduce Migraine

Start-Up to Manufacture, Supply Practical Radiation Drugs

Radiation

A new company formed by a technology venture investor and the Mayo Clinic aims to produce and supply more readily available radiation drug therapies. . . . → Read More: Start-Up to Manufacture, Supply Practical Radiation Drugs

Stem Cell Lab Planned for Commercial Space Station

Orbital Reef

A collaboration between university researchers and a space science company is designing a stem cell research lab on a proposed commercial space station. . . . → Read More: Stem Cell Lab Planned for Commercial Space Station