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Canagliflozin Reduces Renal Failure Risk and Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetics

Canagliflozin Reduces Renal Failure Risk and Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetics

Canagliflozin (INVOKANA) reduces the risk of renal failure by a third in people with type 2 diabetes, and kidney...

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First U.S. Cancer Patients Treated with CRISPR Gene-Editing Therapy

Patients have been treated in the U.S. using CRISPR gene-editing for the first time, with a University of Pennsylvania study utilizing the technique in...
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How AI Has Impacted Global Healthcare

In this DocWire review, we analyze four use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) in the global healthcare space. These cases were recently included in...
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Top 5 Uses of Virtual Reality (VR) in Healthcare

Below are the top stories from DocWire News regarding applications of virtual reality (VR) in healthcare. Innovations included in this review use VR to...
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Novel CRISPR-Cas3 Genetic Editing Holds Potential in Curing Disease

A new gene editing system, called CRISPR-Cas3 has been developed by a group of researchers that that can erase long DNA stretches from sites...
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Using Ultrasound to Align Cells in 3D Printed Tissue

Researchers from North Carolina State University recently developed a technique that uses ultrasound to align cells in 3D bioprinted gels. Using this method, the...
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First Child is Born After Robot-Assisted Uterine Transplant

This week, a baby was born after the world’s first successful robot-assisted uterine transplantation. The birth was achieved via planned cesarean section and all...
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Top FDA-Approved Mobile Health Apps

With the increased prevalence of smartphones, many healthcare startups are taking advantage of apps to improve patient care. A study found that 325,000 mobile...
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Experimental Antidepressant Shows Potential in Treating Opioid Withdrawal

Recent research has found that rapastinel, an experimental antidepressant, could function effectively in treating opioid withdrawal. With many pharmaceutical options for treating withdrawal symptoms...

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