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Elizabeth Holmes reportedly steps down at Theranos after criminal indictment – TechCrunch

Elizabeth Holmes reportedly steps down at Theranos after criminal indictment – TechCrunch Elizabeth Holmes has left her role as CEO of Theranos and has been charged with wire fraud, CNBC and others report. The company’s former president, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, was also indicted today by a grand jury. These criminal …

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ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it – TechCrunch

ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it – TechCrunch What if there’s a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven’t made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing complex biomechanics within …

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Peer-reviewed study shows Cardiogram and Apple Watch can accurately determine atrial fibrillation – TechCrunch

Over the past year, Cardiogram and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have presented a series of findings on how well consumer wearables like the Apple Watch and Android Wear can detect medical conditions in their users, including diabetes as well as hypertension and sleep apnea. Now, the startup is reaching a …

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Tradewind Bioscience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer – TechCrunch

Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years. Last year 600,920 people in the U.S. died from cancer, and another 1.7 million received an initial diagnosis of the disease. Globally, one in six people die from cancer, according …

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