Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra

Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra »

26 Jan, 2018
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Each year, approximately 432,000 women die from heart disease. Women, however, only make up 25% of the participant pool in clinical trials based around heart research. The “Bloomer Bra” seeks to reshape the way research data is collected in cardiology.

LaunchPad Medical Sends Bone Adhesive to the International Space Station

LaunchPad Medical Sends Bone Adhesive to the International Space Station »

22 Jan, 2018
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Research done by NASA suggests that astronauts lose up to 2% bone mass per month in space. This is because of low level of force exerted on the skeleton in low-gravity conditions. However, research currently being conducted at the International Space Station with an idea from the Mass Challenge Alumnus LaunchPad Medical could soon be the answer to the bone density loss crisis affecting astronauts.

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare »

According to the CDC, over 28 million Americans are uninsured, and approximately 70 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. There is a growing, unmet need for access to specialists and primary care doctors in medically underserved communities.  The MAVEN Project is on a mission to change this.

Kordova Hopes to Transform Data into Direction for Surgeons

Kordova Hopes to Transform Data into Direction for Surgeons »

A medical technology company started in Boston, Ma., in 2016, Kordova operates a platform that tracks implant devices used in surgery. They gather information on a website to help physicians and hospital executives find the most efficient and cost-effective device for the patient.

New Eye-Tracking Tech to Detect Concussions

New Eye-Tracking Tech to Detect Concussions »

In just over a year since its release, Eye-Sync’s eye tracking technology has become a trusted means of detecting concussions on the sidelines and in the clinic.

With wireless headphone system, Eversound aims to improve quality of life for older adults

With wireless headphone system, Eversound aims to improve quality of life for older adults »

7 Jul, 2017
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By 2020, Eversound hopes to add two million clients, and reach as many senior living communities as possible, in their quest to improve hearing – and quality of life – for countless older adults.

CareDash Yelpifies Finding a Doctor

CareDash Yelpifies Finding a Doctor »

7 Jul, 2017
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Knowing how a doctor ranks for the money you spend is difficult. CareDash is trying to fix that.

New Mobile App Caremap Helps Families Track Children’s Health

New Mobile App Caremap Helps Families Track Children’s Health »

5 Jul, 2017
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With electronic health records on the rise, Caremap looks to capitalize on app health records for kids.

With Asthma on the Rise, Blue Skies Develops Air Filters

With Asthma on the Rise, Blue Skies Develops Air Filters »

Air pollution is becoming increasingly problematic for asthma patients. A portable air filter could be the answer.

We Are Allies Offers New Solution to Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

We Are Allies Offers New Solution to Ongoing Opioid Epidemic »

An award-winning startup from last year’s opioid hackathon seeks to save lives and fight stigma in the opioid epidemic, which claimed nearly 2,000 lives in Massachusetts last year. Backed by the General Electric Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, We Are Allies is creating a website with resources about the epidemic and equipping citizen volunteers with naloxone—an approach that is sparking interest in Boston and beyond.

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