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NIH to address unmet clinical needs in testing, monitoring, and treatment technologies

The National Institutes of Health will advance the development of home-based and point-of-care health technologies with awards to six technology research and development centers around the country.
21-Sep-2023 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH launches $2 million prize competition to spur innovation in fetal diagnostic and monitoring technologies

NIH's Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Technology (RADx® Tech) Fetal Monitoring Challenge calls on scientists, engineers, and clinicians around the country to submit their innovative approaches and compete for prizes and additional resources to...
18-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH study informs antigen testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus

By now, most people have used an at-home test to find out if they have COVID-19. Rapid antigen tests are a fast and convenient way for people to test themselves for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. They’re a popular alternative to the...
6-Sep-2023 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH selects undergraduate winners of 2023 DEBUT Challenge for impressive medical device designs

The National Institutes of Health and the higher education non-profit VentureWell have selected 10 winners and five honorable mentions of the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge, who are set to receive prizes totaling $145,000.
25-Aug-2023 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ultrasound can briefly induce a hibernation-like state in animals

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have used ultrasound to nudge rodents into an energy-conserving state that mirrors a natural, hibernation-like survival mechanism known as torpor. The technique could help buy precious time for...
17-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nanozymes drive tumor-specific drug delivery while minimizing toxicity

Nanozymes—artificial enzymes that can carry out pre-determined chemical reactions—could selectively activate a cancer drug within a tumor while minimizing damage to healthy tissue in a mouse model of triple negative breast cancer.
9-Aug-2023 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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RADx Tech Program tackles design of accessible COVID-19 home tests

NIH's RADx Tech committed resources in early 2022 for increased accessibility of COVID-19 home tests. The RADx Tech Accessibility Program subsequently invited collaboration from advocacy organizations to contribute to design insights and is a first...
24-Jul-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Delivering oxygen to tumors may be key in overcoming radiation therapy resistance

For most of our tissues and cells, a lack of oxygen, or hypoxia, is bad news. However, cancer cells can thrive in these conditions, rendering tumors less susceptible to anti-cancer treatments including radiation. Now, new research may offer a way to...
10-Jul-2023 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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