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The Tech Trailblazers Awards announces 2021 finalists

Global awards platform for enterprise tech startups reveals its 10th edition shortlist London, UK – November 11th, 2021 – The Tech Trailblazers Awards, the first independent global awards program dedicated to the enterprise technology startup ecosystem, has revealed its shortlist of 2021’s most innovative technology companies and concepts. Spanning 16 categories, each shortlist has been… Read More »

CRISPR gene editing tech lead to new insights about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common of all genetic heart diseases and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death. It is characterized by an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, which over time can lead to cardiac dysfunction and, ultimately, heart failure. A paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of… Read More »

Health tracking tech revenue to reach $13B this year amid sustained consumer demand

Dive Brief: Demand for connected health monitoring has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic and is only expected to accelerate in 2021, according to a new report from the Consumer Technology Association. Overall, retail sales of consumer tech are expected to reach a record-setting $ 487 billion this year. And connected health and fitness devices like… Read More »

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »