Biotech

A startup that wants to regenerate human hearts and brains just announced a new chief financial officer - and it could mean an IPO in 2019

A startup that wants to regenerate human hearts and brains just announced a new chief financial officer - and it could mean an IPO in 2019

25 days ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters BlueRock Therapeutics , a biotech company looking to create cell and gene therapies in the field of regenerative medicine, just appointed former investment banker Shane...
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A startup that's helping us better understand the microbes that live in and on each of us is now going to start developing drugs based on those bugs

A startup that's helping us better understand the microbes that live in and on each of us is now going to start developing drugs based on those bugs

25 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Courtesy Ubiome Microbiome startup uBiome, best known for its tests that sequence the bugs living in us, is expanding into drug development. Boosted by $83 million in series C...
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Never eat the 'clean' part of moldy bread

27 days ago   |   Business Insider

We've all been there. The loaf of bread you bought a couple weeks ago is starting to grow mold and you're wondering "Maybe I can just cut the part where I can see the mold and...
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Fitbit's moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it faces competition from the Apple Watch

Fitbit's moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it faces competition from the Apple Watch

27 days ago   |   Business Insider

Fitbit Fitbit has a plan to help it stay relevant as it faces more competition from companies like Apple and Garmin. It's launching Fitbit Care, a health platform that combines...
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A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages - and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare today

A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages - and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare today

28 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Unsplash/Freestocks.org Drug shortages are a constant worry for the US healthcare system. Researchers looked at prices of drugs under shortage from 2015 to 2016 and found that...
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A new study just found that taking aspirin doesn't necessarily help healthy older people - here's what you need to know

A new study just found that taking aspirin doesn't necessarily help healthy older people - here's what you need to know

29 days ago   |   Business Insider

Thomson Reuters A new study found that daily low-dose aspirin use does not increase health and lifespan in relatively healthy elderly people over the age of 70. It also didn't...
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Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech unicorn valued at more than $7.5 billion, could be gearing up for an IPO as early as this winter

Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech unicorn valued at more than $7.5 billion, could be gearing up for an IPO as early as this winter

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Biotech unicorn Moderna Therapeutics, which is valued at more than $7.5 billion, may file for an initial public offering as early as this winter, according to STAT news. The...
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One of the largest health insurers in the US is launching a $250 million venture fund

One of the largest health insurers in the US is launching a $250 million venture fund

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider Cigna is launching a $250 million venture fund called Cigna Ventures. Cigna Ventures will be tasked with finding startups and growth stage companies in...
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Why people are still getting sick 17 years after 9/11

Why people are still getting sick 17 years after 9/11

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Reuters/Ray Stubblebine First responders and survivors of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks are still feeling the effects on their health. As time has passed, more lasting...
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A Peter Diamandis-backed startup is harnessing a molecule found in blood to treat cardiac and muscular diseases

A Peter Diamandis-backed startup is harnessing a molecule found in blood to treat cardiac and muscular diseases

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Elevian A company co-founded by former physician Mark Allen and several Harvard researchers are trying to develop a therapeutic to address aging to treat diseases like heart...
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Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

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Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

AP Photo/Anis Belghoul There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince. After... Read more ...

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Spotlight on Ireland at travel fair in Rimini

The island of Ireland was promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini. Six Irish and... Read more ...

Japanese Cities Of Tokyo, Kyoto And Osaka Recognized With Conde Nast 2018...

Japanese Cities Of Tokyo, Kyoto And Osaka Recognized With Conde Nast 2018 Readers' Choice Award

Condé Nast Traveler magazine announced the results of its 31st annual Readers' Choice Awards, including “The Best Cities in the World: Best Big Cities” list, featuring the... Read more ...

Malaysia Airlines' Delights First-time Fliers to Langkawi

Malaysia Airlines' Delights First-time Fliers to Langkawi

Malaysia Airlines made the first-time experience of flying on an airplane more memorable for 40 teachers and students from SK LKTP Tenggaroh Selatan, Kota Tinggi, Johor with a... Read more ...

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Singapore Airlines Launches World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has launched the world's longest commercial flight, between Singapore and New York. Read more ...

Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

Bled Demonstrates Value Of Golf Business International

Visitors to Royal Bled, during the International Golf Travel Market , will be impressed by the appearance and condition of Slovenia's oldest golf course, the King's Course... Read more ...

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Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Riverton, Utah High 89 Low 61 It has been a little cooler and yesterday the air was a lot clearer. Today is another story, as it is very smoky again. We can't see the mountains... Read more ...

Even if Saudi Arabia is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, experts say...

Even if Saudi Arabia is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, experts say sanctions against Riyadh could backfire

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to admit that Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and prominent Saudi critic who disappeared on October 2, was killed as... Read more ...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into... Read more ...