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uBiome is jumping into therapeutics with a healthy $83 million in Series C financing – TechCrunch

uBiome is jumping into therapeutics with a healthy $83 million in Series C financing – TechCrunch 23andMe, IBM and now uBiome is the next tech company to jump into the lucrative multi-billion dollar drug discovery market. The company started out with a consumer gut health test to check whether your …

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‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firm’s with female partners – TechCrunch

‘Brotopia’ inspired OODA Health to raise its $40.5M round only from firm’s with female partners – TechCrunch It’s never particularly easy to raise a round of venture capital — but I think most experienced founders will tell you its not quite as bad the second or third time around, when …

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Spire Health Tags are now on Apple’s shelves – TechCrunch

Spire Health Tags are now on Apple’s shelves – TechCrunch Spire’s Health Tags, the dark and tiny devices you stick on your clothes to gather all sorts of health data from your steps, heartbeat and stress levels is now available at your local Apple Store. The company started out with a …

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Not to be overshadowed by the Apple Watch, AliveCor announces a new 6-lead ECG reader – TechCrunch

Not to be overshadowed by the Apple Watch, AliveCor announces a new 6-lead ECG reader – TechCrunch Apple’s announcement last week of a Watch with an FDA-approved ECG reader to track heart health looked to be the undoing of original ECG reader company AliveCor. But, to prove it still has …

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Natural Cycles contraception app told to clarify pregnancy risks – TechCrunch

Natural Cycles contraception app told to clarify pregnancy risks – TechCrunch A multi-month investigation by Sweden’s Medical Products Agency into a number of unwanted pregnancies among users of ‘digital contraception’ app Natural Cycles has been closed after the startup agreed to clarify the risk of the product failing. But, on the self-reported …

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Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch

Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch Less than three months after it raised $200 million led by SoftBank’s mighty Vision Fund, Indian digital insurance startup PolicyBazaar beefed up its new healthcare business through a $50 million capital injection. DocPrime, which lets visitors book consultations with …

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Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump – TechCrunch

Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump – TechCrunch Elvie, a Berlin-based startup known best for its connected Kegel trainer is jumping into the breast pump business with a new $480 hands-free system you can slip into your bra. Even with all the innovation in …

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Apple’s Watch isn’t the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers – TechCrunch

Apple’s Watch isn’t the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers – TechCrunch Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple …

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