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Roon wants to educate patients with freshly sourced info on their conditions

As individuals try to manage medical information and understand their conditions, many typically turn to Google or WebMD — neither of which does much to verify or provide the latest information. But

How digital health startups are navigating the post-Roe legal landscape

As state laws shift and abortion bans go into effect across the United States, companies are still trying to find ways to provide care while reimagining what healthcare should include.

Nanopath is looking to drastically change medical diagnostics

For co-founders Amogha Tadimety and Alison Burklund, the idea of starting Nanopath, a women-focused molecular diagnostic company, came from a need to create a company focused on women’s health d

Can a baby’s cry identify neurological disorders? Ubenwa says ‘yes’

When Charles Onu’s cousin was born with birth asphyxia and later developed a hearing condition, the seed for Ubenwa, an audio biometric company geared at identifying neurological disorders in in

Healthie lands $16.5M to build the Stripe for virtual patient care

The idea of starting Healthie, a software company meant to help healthcare companies and startups handle back-office operations, came to co-founder Erica Jain after witnessing her parents struggle wit

Google to pause all hiring for two weeks

Google has announced they will be taking a two-week hiring freeze, according to an article published by The Information earlier today.  This comes after the company announced last week they would be

Digital health unicorns need a checkup

Digital health unicorns Ro, Cerebral, Calibrate and Forward's layoff stories share a through line that reveals the unique challenges of being a venture-backed healthcare business.

Nucleus Genomics lands new funding from Alexis Ohanian to help people assess specific disease risks

Nucleus Genomics, a genetic testing company focused on calculating a patient’s risk of certain diseases, is adding $14 million to their initial seed funding round. With this round the company ha

Veteran digital health pros found virtual eating disorder care startup

For Amanda D’Ambra and Joan Zhang, the idea of starting and co-founding an eating disorder care startup was personal: Both struggled with an eating disorder, along with other mental health issues, a

This cardiac care startup just landed $20M for virtual rehab services

Moving Analytics (Movn), a virtual at-home intervention program for high-risk cardiac patients, claims to be “the most clinically validated” cardiac rehabilitation program on the market. Though ot

Starlink on your yacht, so hot

Having conquered orbit, SpaceX’s next venue seems to be the high seas, through a special yacht-focused sub-brand of its satellite internet service called Starlink Maritime. The idea of satellite

Twelve is recycling captured CO2 into fuel, sunglasses and more

As climate change continues to be a forefront issue globally, many are petitioning for change and finding unique solutions to solving this issue. Twelve, a self-proclaimed “carbon transformation com