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FDA approves Verily’s Study Watch to monitor cardiovascular conditions

Verily Life Sciences has received a new clearance from the Food and Drug Administration allowing the use of its Study Watch to monitor patients with cardiovascular conditions. The federal agency provided a 510(k) clearance for the Study Watch with Irregular Pulse Monitor, enabling the device to be used with patients older than age 22 who… Read More »

‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism. The team from Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has found that the deletion of the gene CYFIP1 leads to thinning of the insulation that covers… Read More »

Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »