Diabetes startup Virta Health raises $93M

Diabetes startup Virta Health raises $93M

Photo credit: Virta Health Virta Health’s app lets patients with type 2 diabetes track weight, blood sugar and ketones. The digital health company raised $93 million in January. In the crowded field of diabetes startups, a new entrant, Virta Health, claims it can...
New developments for healthcare startups

New developments for healthcare startups

Photo: akindo, Getty Images Following Google’s partnership with Ascension late last year, Bright.md released its first Health Care Consumer Trust Survey. The survey revealed that while patients may say they want a health care experience that rivals the convenience and...
Credit Card Sized Diagnostic Lab Plugs into Smartphone

Credit Card Sized Diagnostic Lab Plugs into Smartphone

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a tiny portable diagnostic device that can detect the presence of specific pathogens in a saliva sample, and relay the results to a doctor when plugged into a smartphone. The device can potentially diagnose a...