Tag Archives: Disease

AI-based newborn eye disease screener closes $1.5M Series A round

Palo Alto, California-based AI diagnostic maker Pr3vent, Inc. has closed a Series A funding round led by InFocus Capital Partners. While Pr3vent did not disclose the investment amount in its announcement, MedCityNews pegs the round at $ 1.5 million. The latest fundraising comes hot off of the heels of Pr3vent’s seed round, which raised $… Read More »

High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk

Study Highlights: Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or cardiovascular disease, especially among women with obesity or other cardiovascular risk factors. In a large study, Korean women with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) were 22 percent more likely… Read More »

Yankees legend Bernie Williams raising awareness for lung disease in honor of late father

How Yankees legend Bernie Williams is taking his superpowers off the baseball field Most people see four-time World Series Champion and New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams as their Superman. For Bernie Williams, however, his Superman was his father, Bernabé, who he lost in 2001 to the rare and serious lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis… Read More »