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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

Implanted Tissue Shown to Produce Thyroid Hormones

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In a preclinical test, thyroid tissue earlier removed from lab animals was re-implanted in a protective pouch, which generates production of key hormones by the animals. . . . → Read More: Implanted Tissue Shown to Produce Thyroid Hormones

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

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

Damaged Human Lungs Restored for Transplantation

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A research team demonstrated the feasibility of connecting anesthetized pigs to human lungs deemed unfit for transplants, for recovering the lungs to transplant quality. . . . → Read More: Damaged Human Lungs Restored for Transplantation

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

Biotech, Academic Lab Partner on Microbiome-Safe Products

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A biotechnology company creating products for gut health and a university immunology lab are evaluating cleaning products for potential damage to human protective tissues. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Academic Lab Partner on Microbiome-Safe Products

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