Health data privacy advocacy group MedConfidential believes ministers are trying to sneak in a data protection law carveout, in order to hand politicians the power to judge the ethics of -- for exampl
Femtech startup Clue is looking at expanding the feature-set of its period tracking app to attract women outside its current younger demographic.
More details have emerged about a controversial 2015 patient data-sharing arrangement between Google DeepMind and a UK National Health Service Trust which paint a contrasting picture vs the pair's pub
A wide-ranging, UK government-commissioned industrial strategy review of the life sciences sector, conducted by Oxford University's Sir John Bell, has underlined the value locked up in publicly-funded
Alphabet's (Google's) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it's leading, along with Duke University School of Medicine, Stanford Medicine
The UK's data protection watchdog has said it's "close" to concluding a 10-month+ investigation into consent complaints pertaining to a patient data-sharing agreement inked between Google-owned DeepMi
Why should you trust an advertising giant with the most sensitive personal data you possess: aka your medical records? That's the hugely sticky issue Google-owned DeepMind is facing as it seeks to emb
Mark your Google calendars because from today 'Don't be evil' rides again, via the DeepMind AI division of the Alphabet ad giant, as a hippocratic assurance to 'Do no harm'...
A controversial data-sharing agreement between Google-owned AI company DeepMind and the UK's National Health Service (NHS) has caught the eye of the National Data Guardian -- the government appointee
Across most developed economies, healthcare costs are rising faster than inflation. A key cause of the rise in healthcare spending lies in the spiraling costs of treating preventable chronic diseases.
TechCrunch first met Additive Analytics when the health data startup launched Maternity Compare, a site that helps parents find trustworthy obstericians. Now Additive Analytics' founder Laura Hamilton
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.solvebio.com">SolveBio</a> wants to make DNA reference data easy to access. The health startup announced today that it has raised $2 million from Andreessen Horow
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: In an effort to jumpstart the U.S. economy amidst the runaway blight of the “Great Recession” and financial crisis beginning in 2008, C
Founded in late 2011, <a target="_blank" href="http://100plus.com/">100Plus</a> set out to tap into the growing popularity of the <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantified_Self"
Founded in 2010, Boston-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthrageous.com/">Healthrageous</a> has developed a platform that helps individuals, employers, health providers and everyone in bet
It's a good time to be a healthy geek -- and to start becoming one. Of late, we've seen an exponential increase in digital health data thanks to growing popularity of a new generation of smart, wearab