Accumulated genetic variations: What they are and why they matter to a complete health picture 

Accumulated genetic variations: What they are and why they matter to a complete health picture 

  Genes are by no means a crystal ball, but they can be used to forecast susceptibility to a variety of conditions, from cancers and heart disease to chronic inflammatory conditions. As such, they can help healthcare professionals and patients

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INVEST 2021 Pitch Perfect contest now open to receive startup applications

INVEST 2021 Pitch Perfect contest now open to receive startup applications

As we gear up to put this difficult but memorable year behind us, it’s also time to think about our annual INVEST conference, which we will host virtually in early 2021. We aim to feature the most interesting startups across

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Clinical trial shows breast screening AI could assist radiologists in detecting cancer in mammograms

Startup Kheiron Medical Technologies, COVID-19 cancer screening

A clinical trial found that artificial intelligence (AI) breast screening solution, Mia, could assist radiologists with cancer detection in mammograms. The study by British machine learning startup Kheiron Medical Technologies indicated that using its Mia solution alongside a human radiologist

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Brigham and Women’s, Biofourmis launch hospital-at-home solution nationwide

HHS' plans for health IT through 2025: 4 key goals

Biofourmis, a digital therapeutics company, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are rolling out an artificial intelligence-driven remote monitoring solution nationally. The solution, Biovitals Hospital@Home, can help hospitals quickly deploy a hospital-at-home program. The solution allows clinicians to continuously monitor multiple

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Healthcare process automation startup Olive AI lands $1.5B valuation

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It’s been a busy year for Olive AI, the Cleveland-based startup that automates routine administrative tasks for hospitals. Not long after raising $106 million in funding, the company closed a $225.5 million round led by Tiger Global Management, giving it

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AI system detects Covid-19 in lungs faster than radiologists, study finds  

AI system detects Covid-19 in lungs faster than radiologists, study finds  

A new artificial intelligence system, developed by researchers at Northwestern University, was able to detect Covid-19 in the lungs by analyzing X-ray images faster and slightly more accurately than thoracic radiologists, according to a new study. Published in the journal

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Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

Between surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, stress, fear and exhaustion, sex may be the last thing on your mind. In fact, you may even be wondering if you’ll ever feel desire again. It’s a huge problem, with studies finding that 60% to

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Rethinking pharma CRM: It’s not just for sales anymore

Rethinking pharma CRM: It’s not just for sales anymore

Pharma companies’ efforts to develop a better understanding of their customers have faced challenges of navigating disparate, aging systems that make this process time-consuming and inefficient. The massive consolidation trend in healthcare also risks wrongfooting pharma businesses with out-of-date information

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The role of coaching in motivating and creating personal accountability for better health

The role of coaching in motivating and creating personal accountability for better health

We are a people of quick fixes and magic bullets. We want what we want, and we want it now. The same can be said when it comes to achieving health improvements. We expect fast results with minimum effort. Weight-loss

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