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#NYCTech - It's easy in the startup world to loosely throw the phrase "changing the world" around in a cavalier fashion.  However, there are very few companies that are truly changing the world; most are solving an isolated problem for a...
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Cool Tech - A top surgeon is carrying out the world's first live-streamed virtual reality (VR) operation on a human patient with colon cancer on Thursday.The operation is taking place at 1 p.m. GMT (8 a.m. EST) in a London...
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#NYCTech -  It’s difficult to fathom that 10% of the global population still does not have consistent access to potable drinking water in 2016. Often, basic lack of infrastructure and capital constraints have prevented ubiquitous access....
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#NYCTech - Finding a rash or skin lesion on you can be disheartening. For one, you can’t identify this thing on your body and at the same time it means you need to set up an appointment and take time out of your life for a 5-minute answer...
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Cool Tech -  In the desert climate of Scottsdale, Arizona, rest 147 brains and bodies, all frozen in liquid nitrogen with the goal of being revived one day.It's not science fiction—to some it might not even be science—yet thousands of...
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Healthcare -  Bio-absorbable stents that eventually melt away inside the body have just won FDA approval.
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#NYCTech -  With the advent of modern medicine, we have all the tools and knowledge to make fertility experiences as seamless as possible. But at the moment is there an all in one solution that addresses this market? With Progyny, there is. The...
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#NYCTech -  The are times that everyone needs someone to talk to. Whether you need professional help or you feel like you are overburdening your friends, having a professional to help sort out your goals and how you want to progress in life is...
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#NYCTech -  With all of the politics surrounding healthcare it is refreshing when a company comes along looking to truly revolutionize the world of health care. Virtual Health, the health management platform that is priming us for ‘value based...
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Healthcare -  The Financial Times recently wrote a four-part series on “Robots: Friend or Foe?” The editors agree that the Robolution is now a matter of time, as we stand on the precipice of an automated world. While the cynics, and possibly...
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Healthcare -  Smartphone-connected trash cans, water bottles, even egg trays: It's hard to tell if these products are real or jokes.Joanna Stern takes a look at the trend of making everything "smarter."
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#NYCTech - The medical industry is ripe for disruption. Already, Intuitive Surgical has been revolutionizing the operating room with its DaVinci-assisted device. If you are not familiar, robot-assisted surgery means a surgeon sits at a...
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#NYCTech - Unfortunately, there are a lot of barriers that stand in the way of medical patients receiving comprehensive care. One such challenge is access to specialists. And even when patients do see specialists, there may be a lack of...
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#NYCTech -  Patient adherence has been plaguing the healthcare system for years with non-compliant patients costing the healthcare system upwards of billions, if not more. Not only is it an economic problem, but it’s also a societal problem as...
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#NYCTech -  Currently there are 15+ Million Americans affected by peanut allergies and all of all of them, we’d hope, brush their teeth. What does this have to do with anything? With Intrommune Therapeutics’ newest product OMIT, you can...
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Healthcare -  Sean Parker, the billionaire mastermind behind Napster and Facebook's first president announced a $250 million donation to create an institute focused on cancer immunotherapy research