Author Archives: wpadmin

Initial evidence shows microplastics pose ‘minimal health risk’

Microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In its first report on the issue, the WHO found that larger particles, and most smaller ones, pass through the body without being absorbed. But it said the findings were based on “limited… Read More »

Hyperscaling: Startup Advice from Softbank | Sakshi Chhabra Mittal, VP Softbank Vision Fund

Health Tech Aug 21, 2019• Softbank Vision Fund is a $ 100 billion technology-focused fund with an eagle eye on the tech that is poised to disrupt large markets, including healthcare. From hyperscaling to detailed advice on pitching, VP Sakshi Chhabra Mittal goes deep on what they’re looking for from startups, especially those that have… Read More »

Scientists develop a blood test which can predict whether you will die in the next 10 years

Scientists develop a blood test which can predict whether you will die in the next 10 years with more than 80% accuracy Scientists looked at more than 44,000 people ranging from 18 to 109 years old Identified 14 biomarkers linked to immunity, glucose control and inflammation Markers predicted the risk of death over up to 16 years… Read More »