Health

Genomics startup Helix receives $33 million in NIH funding to scale COVID-19 testing – TechCrunch

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is revealing the first beneficiaries of its Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program, and San Mateo-based...

Mammoth Biosciences’s CRISPR-based COVID-19 test receives NIH fundings through RADx program – TechCrunch

CRISPR tech startup Mammoth Biosciences is among the companies that revealed backing from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Accleration of...

Humana partners with Heal and invests $100 million in the company’s doctor-on-demand service – TechCrunch

“The doctor’s office is dead.” That’s the way Nick Desai, the co-founder and chief executive of the Los Angeles-based startup Heal describes the future...

The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era – TechCrunch

In March, Brooklynite Jeremy Cohen achieved minor internet fame when he launched an elaborate scheme to court Tori Cignarella, a cute stranger living...

Nanox raises $59M more for low-cost, downsized scanning tech to replace X-rays – TechCrunch

Israeli startup Nanox has big ambitions to take on the world of medical imaging and imaging analytics with hardware that reduces the size...

Withings raises $60 million to bridge the gap between consumer tech and healthcare providers – TechCrunch

Since being re-acquired from Nokia in 2018 by a group including its original founders and some of its original investors, health tech...

Y Combinator’s Vitable Health is bringing basic healthcare to underserved populations – TechCrunch

Joseph Kitonga, the 23-year-old entrepreneur behind Vitable Health, first saw the need for a new kind of healthcare service growing up in Philadelphia...

Google will continue to let employees work from home through the end of June 2021 – TechCrunch

Following earlier reporting, Google has confirmed that it will continue to allow employees to work from home through the end of June of...

Moderna’s 30,000-participant Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial kicks off in the U.S. – TechCrunch

The largest trial yet for a potential COVID-19 vaccine began on Monday, as drug company Moderna began providing the first of an anticipated...

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