Surgical training platform FundamentalVR scores $20M

London-based FundamentalVR, maker of a virtual reality surgical training platform, announced last week it had scored $20 million in Series B funding.  The round was...

Can certain medications increase the risk of heat stroke?

When you’re out enjoying a beautiful, warm summer day, your medication is probably the furthest thing from your mind. But as temperatures climb, it's...

Amazon Care to add mental health services

Amazon plans to add behavioral health services to its Amazon Care offering as well as a partnership with digital mental health company Ginger. The service...

Roundup: New algorithm detects source of epileptic seizure and more briefs

IIT Delhi researchers develop algorithms that detect epileptic seizure source Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi have come up with a novel...

Study: Medicare remote patient monitoring use surges during pandemic

Remote patient monitoring use soared among Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis published in JAMA Internal Medicine.  The study reviewed traditional...

Local artist Nur-D combines musical superpowers with activism

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