Healthcare Health/Fitness

Massachusetts analytics firm Health Catalyst secures $41M in Series C funding

Massachusetts, US-based data warehousing and analytics firm Health Catalyst secured $41 million in a Series C funding round from existing investors to develop more clinical applications.

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Swedish startup Vint raises $1.8M in seed round

Vint was able to secure seed funding worth $1.8 million led by Nordics VC Creandum and joined in by other venture capital firms and angel investors, including Zumba investor David Giampaolo.

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US regulators win antitrust case against St. Luke's Health System and Saltzer Medical Group

The Federal Trade Commission scored a victory today after a federal judge ruled that the merger of a hospital chain and a doctor group must be undone because it violated antitrust laws, Bloomberg reported.

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Angel investor-organized Las Vegas conference allows marijuana entrepreneurs to pitch to investors

Marijuana entrepreneurs were given the chance to pitch their products to a group of investors in a conference organized by angel investor firm ArcView Group, Bloomberg reported.

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Fitmob raises $9.75M to bring the gym to the digital age

Fitmob, the fitness startup founded by Raj Kapoor and Paul Twohey, has just obtained financing worth $9.75 million to redefine the workout experience, TechCrunch reported.

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Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley backs telemedicine startup MDLive to reform healthcare by using new technologies- report

Former Apple Chief Executive John Sculley is betting that telemedicine startup MDLive will be able to bring medical practice to the modern age, VentureBeat reported.

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US startup Change Collective raises $1.4M seed funding for self-improvement app

Boston, US-based startup Change Collective raised $1.4 million in seed funding from local investors to develop a self-improvement mobile website and native app and to expand its workforce.

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Venture capital investment in India's healthcare tech on the rise- report

While venture capital funding for healthcare influenced by information technology or HIT is more pronounced in the US, venture capitalists are also showing interest in the niche in India, The Hindu Business Line reported.

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Synthelis secures €610,000 initial funding from French investors

French investors provided Synthelis, a company based in La Tronche, France that specializes in the production and characterization of therapeutic targets and antigens, with initial funding of €610,000.

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Firms in south India lure in more venture capitalists compared to other regions- report

Venture capitalists continue to look to Bangalore, Chennai and other companies located in the southern portion of India for deals, The Times of India reported.

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Dublin-based Actavis Plc to divest some Western European operations to India's Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

India-based Aurobindo Pharma Ltd will be purchasing the generic drug operations of Dublin-based Actavis in seven countries in Western Europe in a deal worth around €30 million, Bloomberg reported.

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China-based diaper maker AAB Group files application for $300M Hong Kong IPO- sources

AAB Group Co, a diaper manufacturer based in China, has filed an application to hold a $300 million initial public offering in Hong Kong, sources interviewed by Bloomberg revealed.

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Carlyle acquires J&J unit, joins others in making purchases in the New Year

As the New Year starts to roll, private equity firm Carlyle joins the other firms racing to make acquisitions with its $4.15 billion purchase of a Johnson&Johnson unit, the Financial Times reported.

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VC Funding in Healthcare IT Sector Reaches New Heights With $2.2B in 2013

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and consulting firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) sector in 2013.Healthcare IT - Top 5 VC Funded Companies in 2013

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Does taking more medicines make you sicker?

Patients with a single illness who take many drugs have an increased risk of being admitted to hospital, but for patients with multiple conditions, taking many medicines is now associated with a near-normal risk of admission.

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