Nearly all doctors feel burnout, but many are encouraged by potential of AI, survey says

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Suriyapong Thongsawang | Moment | Getty Images Doctors in the U.S. are struggling to contend with burnout, staffing shortages and overwhelming administrative workloads, but many are optimistic that artificial intelligence could help to ease these problems, a new survey found.  More than 90% of physicians report … Read more

Neuralink competitor Synchron to ramp up brain implant production with equity stake in manufacturer

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Philip O’Keefe, one of Synchron’s patients in the SWITCH clinical trial, was the first person in the world to tweet using a BCI device. Source: Synchron Neurotech startup Synchron is ramping up production of its flagship brain-computer interface to prepare for commercial demand, as the company … Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink implants brain tech in human patient for the first time

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images Elon Musk‘s neurotech startup Neuralink implanted its device in a human for the first time on Sunday, and the patient is “recovering well,” the billionaire said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday. The company … Read more

SEC charges ex-CEO of medical device company with fraud, says some devices were ‘just a piece of plastic’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seen in Washington, D.C., May 12, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Laura Tyler Perryman, co-founder and former CEO of the medical device startup Stimwave Technologies, was charged with allegedly defrauding investors out of $41 million … Read more

Google is rolling out new AI models for health care. Here’s how doctors are using them

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, speaks on artificial intelligence during a Bruegel think tank conference in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 20, 2020. Yves Herman | Reuters Google on Wednesday announced MedLM, a suite of new health-care-specific artificial intelligence models designed to help clinicians and … Read more

Reproductive startup launches test to identify an embryo’s genetic defects before an IVF pregnancy begins

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Noor Siddiqui, founder and CEO of Orchid, during the web summit for careers during Day 2 of the 2014 Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland, Nov. 5, 2014. Stephen McCarthy | Getty Images Reproductive technology startup Orchid on Tuesday announced a comprehensive new genetic test that may … Read more

Nashville’s startup scene is booming. Here’s why investors and founders are moving to ‘Music City’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 1, 2019: Tourists visit the bars and country music venues in the Lower Broadway entertainment district in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images) Robert Alexander | Archive Photos | Getty Images On a flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Nashville, Tennessee, … Read more

Amputees say this bionic hand startup gives them both strength and grace — they can even pick up raw eggs without crushing them

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Andrew Hitz with the Zeus hand. Courtesy of Aether Biomedical In 2011, Jeremy Schroeder was driving a four-wheeler near Sherwood, Ohio, when he crashed into a stop sign he hadn’t seen as the stone path suddenly turned to asphalt. The sign left a deep gash in … Read more

Patients are lining up for $2,500 full-body MRI scans that can detect cancer early

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Prenuvo MRI machine Courtesy of Prenuvo While celebrating the July Fourth holiday last year on a boat in Tyler, Texas, Dr. Julianne Santarosa received the results from her full-body MRI scan. What she saw put a damper on the festivities. Radiologists at Prenuvo, which performed the … Read more

Health AI startup Cercle debuts with backing from Sheryl Sandberg

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Sheryl Sandberg, former COO of Facebook, at Vanity Fair’s 6th Annual New Establishment Summit. Matt Winkelmeyer | Getty Images A new health tech startup called Cercle launched Wednesday and announced major global partners and investors, including Meta‘s former COO Sheryl Sandberg. Cercle uses artificial intelligence to … Read more

As Ozempic and Wegovy take off, this tech startup just raised $20 million to tackle weight loss with data

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Weight loss has always been big business, but it’s exploded of late due to surging demand for Ozempic, Wegovy and other new diabetes and obesity drugs. In the first half of 2023, sales of Ozempic and Wegovy rose by 58% and 363%, respectively. That’s after quarterly … Read more

Amazon begins delivering medications by drone in Texas

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Amazon announced Friday it will soon begin making drone deliveries in College Station, Texas. Amazon Amazon Pharmacy customers located in College Station, Texas can now have their prescription medications delivered by drone, the company announced in a blog post Wednesday. Eligible customers can access more than … Read more

As Covid testing business drops, Abbott searches for new line of business with consumer wearables

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Abbott Chairman of the Board and CEO Robert B. Ford delivers a keynote address at CES 2022 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 6, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford took the stage at the HLTH … Read more

Microsoft announces new AI tools to help doctors deliver better care

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella listens to an audience member’s question during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Bellevue, Washington, Nov. 30, 2016. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images News | Getty Images Microsoft on Tuesday announced new data and artificial intelligence products that aim to help health-care … Read more

Google announces new generative AI search capabilities for doctors

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, speaks at a cloud computing conference held by the company in 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google Cloud on Monday announced new artificial intelligence-powered search capabilities that it said will help health-care workers quickly pull accurate clinical … Read more

Neuralink competitor Precision Neuroscience buys factory to build its brain implants

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Employees working in Precision’s manufacturing facility Courtesy: Precision Neuroscience Neurotech startup Precision Neuroscience announced Thursday it has acquired a factory in Dallas, where it will build the key component of its brain implant, the Layer 7 Cortical Interface. The facility will help the company speed up … Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is recruiting patients for its first human trial

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images Elon Musk’s neurotech startup Neuralink will begin recruiting patients for its first in-human clinical trial, the company announced in a blog post Tuesday. Neuralink said its study, called the PRIME Study, is officially seeking patients since it received approval … Read more

Google and the Department of Defense are building an AI-powered microscope to help doctors spot cancer

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Dr. Niels Olson uses the Augmented Reality Microscope. U.S. Department of Defense In his office at the VA hospital in Seattle, Dr. Nadeem Zafar needed to settle a debate.  Zafar is a pathologist, the kind of doctor that carries out clinical lab tests on bodily fluids … Read more

Meta’s VR technology is helping to train surgeons and treat patients, though costs remain a hurdle

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers during the Oculus Connect 3 event in San Jose, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Just days before assisting in his … Read more

Microsoft and Paige are building the world’s largest AI model for detecting cancer

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Doctors working with Paige technology Source: Paige Microsoft announced Thursday it is teaming up with digital pathology provider Paige to build the world’s largest image-based artificial intelligence model for identifying cancer. The AI model is training on an unprecedented amount of data that includes billions of … Read more

AWS announces generative A.I. tool to save doctors time on paperwork

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE Attendees walk through an expo hall during Amazon Web Services’ Reinvent conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas on Nov. 29, 2022. Noah Berger | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Amazon Web Services on Wednesday announced a new service for health care software providers called AWS HealthScribe, … Read more

How Palantir is helping hospitals with tasks that used to require spreadsheets and whiteboards

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO LOSE WEIGHT: CLICK HERE The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. On Sunday, the Ohio Department of Health reported a total of 298,096 cases in Ohio since the pandemic began, leading to 5,722 deaths and 22,265 hospitalizations. Photographer: Dustin Franz/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | … Read more

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