Fingernails – a window into your blood healthGianni Diliberto/Getty By Sam Wong A smartphone app can diagnose anaemia by analysing the colour of a person’s fingernails in a photograph. Anaemia – a condition in which people have low levels of haemoglobin or not enough healthy red blood cells – affects over two billion people worldwide.… Read More »
After a months-long search, Lyft has hired a leader for its growing health care business, which helps patients get rides to non-emergency medical appointments. The company is set to announce it’s hired Megan Callahan, formerly the chief strategy officer for Change Healthcare, a company that merged with McKesson in 2017, as its health lead.
Bayer and development partner Loxo Oncology nabbed a groundbreaking nod for their “tissue agnostic” cancer drug Vitrakvi. Unlike traditional treatment, the first-in-class drug doesn’t target tumors in a particular location but cancers throughout the body that feature a specific biomarker. A year after Bayer bought into Loxo’s TRK inhibitor programs with $ 400 million… Read More »