Fitness buffs who can't make it to the gym but still want to exercise can turn to apps for a short, intense workout when they are pressed for time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly. But recent studies suggest even short bouts of exercise can have positive health effects.
Community Health Systems Inc (CYH.N), one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.
Following its $8.9 million Series B capital raise in March, Okyanos Heart Institute is rapidly approaching the day when it will be able to treat the first heart patient using autologous adipose derived regenerative cells (ADRCs) in the Bahamas. Adipose, or fat, is the richest source of regenerative cells in the body and the term "autologous" simply means that the cells are derived from the same patient undergoing the cell therapy treatment.
Powerade on Monday gets even with Gatorade over the latter's taunting of LeBron James in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Miami Heat's superstar and Powerade endorser James suffered from severe leg cramps twice during the game. The Heat lost over San Antonio Spurs 110-95.
Following the execution of the Affordable Care Act took in January, hospitals in Norton has seen a surge of emergency room patients. There are more patients now crowding for immediate care accounting to around 100 or more people per month.
Alison Hardacre, co-founder and managing director of HealthKit, a Melbourne-based startup and owner of both the HealthKit Twitter handle and the healthkit.com website expressed disappointment over Twitter on Apple's use of its company name in its new product.
Chase Pharmaceuticals Corporation raises $21 million in a Series B financing round led by New Rhein Healthcare Investors, LLC.
Irvine, US-based fitness trainer app PEAR Sports took home $5 million in its Series B funding led by previous backers Innovate Partners and Nordic Ventures to ramp up its marketing efforts and third-party sales.
Venice, California-based online vitamin seller SmartyPants Vitamins bagged $2.2 million in a new capital raising via San Francisco-based equity crowdfunding platform CircleUp to develop new products and expand its workforce.
San Francisco, California-based nutrition and fitness startup MyFitnessPal is set to launch localized apps with additional languages to build its audience in Asia, particularly in China, Japan, and South Korea.
Doximity has received $54 million Series C funding from DFJ and T. Rowe Price which could be the last investment round for the startup before it launches its initial public offering.
Suresnes, France-based therapeutic companion software provider Voluntis landed $29 million (€20.75 million) in its Series D financing round led by Bpifrance Large Venture and Vesalius Biocapital to develop its diabetes management program and expand its US operations.
Toronto, Canada-based medical photo and information sharing app Figure 1 released new features yesterday to give doctors ability to create better profiles and allow them to collaborate with other users on different medical cases.
US social media giant Facebook entered the fitness arena with its acquisition of Helsinki, Finland-based mobile fitness tracking app maker ProtoGeo Oy for an undisclosed amount to beef up its mobile app portfolio.
Houston, US-based virtual reality (VR) treadmill maker Virtuix Omni bagged $3 million in its seed funding round with Tekton Ventures and Maveron as lead investors to fund the commercial release of its product.
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