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On Tuesday, Forbes launched its annual 30 Under 30 list, where we track some of the best innovators across North America in 20 different fields. In healthcare, we’ve tracked down a variety of disruptors. They include Dina Radenkovic, whose company Gameto uses cellular engineering to shorten IVF cycles. There is also Briana Chen, a research scientist who studies gender differences in the presentation of mental illnesses such as depression to help provide the key to better treatment. Jared Dauman’s company Soda Health works with insurance companies to address public health concerns. These are just a few examples of some of the interesting ways our Under 30 listmakers tackle health issues.
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What is Tripledemic? RSV, Covid and Influenza
Three viruses are leading to an increase in hospitalizations for children. Covid-19, influenza and RSV have combined to create a triple pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.
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Deals of the Week
Editing mRNA: Strand Therapeutics announced that it has raised $45 million in its Series A round, bringing the total to $97 million, with participation from FPV, Eli Lilly, Potentum Partners and Playground Global. The capital will be used to advance its programmable mRNA therapy for solid tumors into phase 1 clinical trials.
Health Research: Vial, a contract research organization that helps build more efficient clinical trials, announced that it has raised a $67 million Series B round led by General Catalyst.
Health Partnerships: Ostro (formerly RxDefine), founded by two Forbes Under 30 list producers, announced that it has raised a Series B round of $45 million with participation from Founders Fund, Byers Capital, Caffeinated Capital, Trust Ventures, RRE Ventures, Bling Capital and Greycroft. “
The funding will allow the company to expand its software platform into more specialized applications, CEO Chase Feiger said in a statement. Forbeswho also says “it will enable us to continue to develop new product offerings in both consumer and HCP interfaces that will deepen the value we provide to our customers in pharmacy, diagnostics and medical services.”
It is remarkable
An ongoing outbreak of Ebola in Uganda is showing signs that transmission may now be under control as cases continue to decline.
The healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group says revenue will exceed $357 billion next year as it continues to grow its health insurance and medical care business.
I United Kingdom has missed out on hiring thousands of European doctors since they voted to leave the European Union in 2016, new research suggests.
Updates on the Coronavirus
PRotes broke out in response to China’s strict Covid policies. The country has one of the strictest laws that includes mass testing where cases have been reported, schools and businesses are closed in closed areas and those infected with the virus must self-isolate at home or in government institutions. cases will be completely closed, forcing workers to flee their workplaces in fear that they will be locked inside and forced to isolate themselves there.
Earlier this month, workers at the Foxconn factory that makes iPhones staged a protest over fears they would be locked out during the shutdown. Many people reported difficulties that residents had in getting groceries, health care and escaping natural disasters such as earthquakes. The protests are a major challenge for China’s President Xi Jinping, who has held much of his political capital around policy without inventing it.
Can Travelers Avoid Covid-19 and Brain Fog on Vacation?
As travelers prepare for the holidays, researchers are warning that Covid-19 can cause long-term damage to your memory, attention span, and brain. Here’s how to stay safe.
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Some News of the Coronavirus
After being acquired by new owner Elon Musk, Twitter The Covid disinformation control was discontinued on November 23.
A new study found that even a mild covid case can affect intestinal bacteria, making the patient susceptible to other diseases.
Parents of a four month old baby New Zealand they were taken to court by the health center in this country for refusing a life-saving heart transplant for a baby because of the unfounded fear that blood from a person who has been vaccinated against Covid may harm the child’s life. The agency requests surveillance of the infant so that the procedure can be performed.
Could MrBeast Be The First Billionaire YouTuber?
TikTok Couldn’t Ensure Accurate Answers to Government Questions, Says ByteDance Risk Assessment
These Investigators Describe Emotional Attachment To Their Mars Rovers As Artemis Pushes NASA Forward
What We Learn
‘The more voice, the merrier’: How tech can bring a fuller picture of life and disability to health records (Stat)
Soil fungus spreads lung disease to new places (PopSci)
These monkeypox researchers have warned that the disease will go global (Environment)