TriNetX raises $40M Series D for real-world evidence research platform

Clinical trial data analysis company TriNetX has raised $40 million in a Series D funding round led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund. Also participating in the round were new investors Mitsui & Co., Itochu Technology Ventures, and returning backers MPM Capital, F2 Ventures and Deerfield Management. Announced yesterday, the new investments bring TriNetX’s total...

At ortho meeting, VR companies announce industry-advancing partnerships

Two virtual reality companies focused on surgery, Osso VR and FundamentalVR, announced major partnerships this week at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Palo Alto, California-based Osso VR announced a partnership with medical device technology company Smith & Nephew. Osso VR will build a custom training module Smith & Nephew’s...

Skin Products to Get You Through Menopause

Share on: Like it or not, your skin is changing—and you might not care for the skin you're in. What's happening to my skin? Exit estrogen. And with it, collagen—that scaffold of sorts responsible for holding your skin taut (it's estimated that skin loses 1/3 of its collagen within five years of menopause). Enter lower elasticity, fine...

Level Ex’s latest mobile game challenges cardiologists’ skills for CME credits

Over the past few years, video game development studio Level Ex has put out a small handful of educational mobile games designed to simulate complex patient cases and procedures for doctors. So far, these games have been designed for physicians practicing pulmonology, airway intubation, anesthesia and gastroenterology, leaving some of the company’s biggest fans...

Rate of U.S. Deaths Tied to Dementia Has More Than Doubled

Share on: THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Dementia is now one of the leading killers in the United States, with the rate of deaths linked to the disease more than doubling over the past two decades. READ: Caring for Someone with Dementia "Overall, age-adjusted death rates for dementia increased from 30.5 deaths per 100,000...