August 5th, 2020
Printing human tissue to test COVID treatments – Blood tests for Alzheimer's – Health insurance for startups – Obsessing over fitness apps – DTC healthcare
A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic: Printing Human Tissue — New York Times
Bioprinting could be used for testing potential treatments for COVID-19, cancer and other diseases.
Developing such a test has been a long-sought goal, and scientists warn that the new approach still needs more validation and is not yet ready for wide use.
Insuring Startups: Angle Health Lands $4M Seed For Insurance Plans — Crunchbase News
Health-Care Startup Ro Raises $200 Million in New Funding — Wall Street Journal
The company said it will use the capital to invest in technology and double its engineering team.
Young peoples' use of phone apps to monitor and improve their health has led to "obsessive behaviour, anxiety and terror," a study has suggested.