Precision Medicine

SOPHiA GENETICS Stock – A Play on Data Driven Medicine

When artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are able to predict how proteins fold based on amino acid sequences, it makes one wonder why it’s taking so long to move from spray-and-pray medicine to data-driven medicine. Today’s AI algorithms are certainly sophisticated enough, and there’s plenty of delicious big data to be found. The problem lies in […]

8 Whole Genome Sequencing Companies for Precision Health

Earlier this year, we picked apart the 23andMe stock offering for genetic testing. The financial picture looked stagnant, with 23andMe (ME) trying to build interest in the company’s FDA-authorized health insights and a subscription service that provides access to additional reports as they become available. As we noted in the article, the company’s most valuable […]

Sema4 Stock – AI-Powered Precision Medicine

If you like buying special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) at $10 a share, you’ll love buying them at $6.67 a share. A Sober Look at SPACs was a study last year by Stanford and NYU that revealed “by the time the median SPAC merges with a target, it holds just $6.67 in cash for each […]

Tempus Uses AI and Big Data for Precision Medicine

When you’ve been writing about technology for as long as we have at Nanalyze you start to see patterns emerge. One of the most interesting – and potentially biggest game-changers in the life sciences arena – is the emergence of precision medicine. The approach takes into account individual variability in genes, among other factors, to […]

A Stock for Investing in Healthcare Data and Analytics

Anyone who has worked in information technology for a while knows about the old “diapers and beer” story which a fellow named Mark Madsen actually got to the bottom of a few years ago. The story goes something like this. Back in the early 90s, a woman named Karen Heath, a senior manager for health analytics with Accenture […]

8 AI Value-Based Care Startups That Took Funding in 2019

Earlier this month we told you about our trip to Finland where we came across a handful of innovative healthcare startups. Many see emerging technologies like artificial intelligence as a way to curb sky-rocketing healthcare costs, which are expected to hit about $10 trillion globally by 2022. In the United States, which spends about $3.65 […]

This Weight Loss App Could Be Worth Billions

(FTC Required Disclaimer: We get commissions for purchases made through links in this post.) We’re always suspicious of companies that don’t have venture capital (VC) backing. That’s because companies that get funded by VCs have undergone a lengthy vetting process that serves to weed out – using a battle-hardened, repeatable process – startups that don’t have the potential to […]

The Best All-In-One Weight Lifting Machine

If you’re the type of person who showers before you go to work instead of after, then you most likely pursue some form of exercise in your leisure time so you don’t start looking like the 30% of Americans who are obese. For most people, the main goal of going to the gym is to “not get […]

9 Personal Trainer Apps for Getting Into Shape

We’re well into 2019, which means most of us have already given up on our New Year’s resolution to get back into shape. That is not our typically cynical but witty intro to the topic of personal trainer apps for getting into shape. There is a bit of science that says that most of us […]