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Natural Cycles partners with Oura Ring to monitor temperature for birth control app

Natural Cycles partners with Oura Ring to monitor temperature for birth control app

Ouramaker of a health-tracking ring, announced a partnership with birth control app Natural Cycles to use its wearable device to monitor changes in body temperature. Users will be able to sync recorded temperature data from Oura Ring to the Natural Cycles app instead of taking their temperature manually each morning. Natural Cycles, which received FDA […]

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Josh Hawley asks FTC to investigate Amazon One Medical deal

Josh Hawley asks FTC to investigate Amazon One Medical deal

In a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission last week, US Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., asked the regulatory agency to take a closer look at the proposal. $3.9 billion merger between Amazon and One Medical. “I realize that the FTC is currently involved in numerous efforts to combat the accelerating economic concentration of the […]

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Report: Popular Period Tracking Apps Share Data With Third Parties

Report: Popular Period Tracking Apps Share Data With Third Parties

Most popular period tracking apps share data with third parties, according to the report by the UK-based Organization for the Review of Health and Care Applications (ORCHA). The report looked at 25 popular tracking apps made by 24 different developers. It found that 84% of them shared data outside the developer’s system with a third […]

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Fertility company Kindbody adds surrogacy services with latest acquisition

Fertility company Kindbody adds surrogacy services with latest acquisition

kind announced it had acquired Chicago-based surrogacy agency Alternative Reproductive Resources, the latest in a series of deals by the hybrid fertility care and benefits company this year. Kindbody said the purchase will bring in-house surrogacy services. ARR employees will work in the company’s KindEOS division, which focuses on egg and embryo donation. This marks […]

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Diagnostic Robotics raises $45 million for AI-enabled care management and more digital health funding

Diagnostic Robotics raises $45 million for AI-enabled care management and more digital health funding

Diagnostic Robotics, which offers AI tools for population health management and triage of patients to the best site of care, announced last week that it had raised $45 million in Series B funding. The round was led by StageOne investors with participation from investors including Mayo Clinic, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Berkshire […]

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Q&A: Why do mental health chatbots need strict security measures?

Q&A: Why do mental health chatbots need strict security measures?

Mental health is still a Leading clinical approach for investors in digital health. There’s a lot of competition in the space, but it’s still a big challenge for the health care system: Many Americans live in areas with a shortage of mental health professionalslimiting access to care. Wysa, creator of an AI-backed chatbot that aims […]

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Caption Health partners with Heartbeat Health for remote cardiac care

Caption Health partners with Heartbeat Health for remote cardiac care

Legend Healthmaker of AI-enabled ultrasound guidance software, has partnered with Heartbeat Health to provide virtual cardiovascular care. As part of the collaboration, Caption physicians will perform ultrasounds wherever needed, including patients’ homes. Heartbeat’s virtual cardiologists will then remotely interpret the results and discuss the findings with the patient’s primary care providers. The new offering builds […]

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Minimally Processed Foods vs. Highly Processed Foods: What to Know

Minimally Processed Foods vs. Highly Processed Foods: What to Know

“Eat less processed foods.” Almost all health experts say so. (Sometimes so often that you might have tuned yourself out. Kind of like when they say, “Eat your veggies.” Whatever, Breast.) But have you ever wondered why? Plus, what counts as processed food anyway? In the infographic below, we cover everything you need to know […]

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Brief: HealthPlix Launches Drug Interaction Feature, Intellect Partners with Swiss Life, and More Briefs

Brief: HealthPlix Launches Drug Interaction Feature, Intellect Partners with Swiss Life, and More Briefs

Indian EMR Platform HealthPlix Launches Drug-Drug Interaction Feature Indian EMR startup HealthPlix Technologies has gone live with a new drug-drug interaction feature on its platform. HealthPlix’s new EMR tool is said to reduce the time it takes to write prescriptions by helping doctors remember molecule-to-molecule interactions at the point of care. Previously, physicians had to […]

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Teladoc stock plunges after $3 billion second-quarter loss

Teladoc stock plunges after $3 billion second-quarter loss

Health Teladoc posted a net loss of $3 billion during the second quarter, bringing its losses for the year so far to nearly $10 billion. By comparison, the virtual care giant posted a $133.8 million loss in the second quarter of 2021. Teladoc also reported another $3 billion non-cash goodwill impairment charge in the second […]

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