health indicators

health indicators

Note to startups: Don't forget the 'skinny jeans' health trackers

gigaom.com
Just a minority of people may use smartphone apps and gadgets to track their activity, heart rate and diet, but that doesn’t mean many more aren’t going old-school when it comes to benchmarking their health. Some keep track of their diet, exercise or health conditions with notebooks and journals. And,...
Note to startups: Don't forget the 'skinny jeans' health trackers

How big data is helping aspiring moms crack the fertility code

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Bringing big data into the bedroom may not sound the least bit romantic. But if you’re trying to have a baby, it could put you on a faster track to getting there. Or at least that’s the premise behind Ovuline, a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup that helps women track a range...
How big data is helping aspiring moms crack the fertility code

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

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As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

Why health startups should care about 'alpha geek' caregivers

gigaom.com
Startups hoping to disrupt health care, here’s an audience you need to get to know: caregivers. According to a Pew Internet & American Life Project report released Thursday, caregivers are more likely than other Internet users to look for health information online and take advantage of social tools related to...
Why health startups should care about 'alpha geek' caregivers

Ovuline Raises $1.4M From Lightbank, David Cohen And Others To Help Women Track Fertility And Pregnancy

techcrunch.com
Ovuline, a company that helps women track their fertility and pregnancy online, has raised $1.4 million in seed financing led by Lightbank with participation from Launch Capital, LionBird and Techstars founder and CEO David Cohen. As the notion of the quantified self in healthcare rises, we’re going to see more...
Ovuline Raises $1.4M From Lightbank, David Cohen And Others To Help Women Track Fertility And Pregnancy
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