Chronic Fear Is Bad for Our Health
By Adam Sharp on January 14, 2022
Nothing is more relevant to our current situation than fear. The first thing to realize about fear is that it’s not very helpful in modern society. In some ways, it’s an artifact of evolution. I found a very interesting description of what fear does to our bodies in this fascinating article “The Effects of Chronic Fear on a Person’s Health” by Jaime Rosenberg. Alarm:…
Microbiome Startups Are the New Frontier for Investors
By Adam Sharp on July 27, 2021
The health area I’m most excited about for the next 10-plus years is microbiome medicine. A microbiome is the collection of microorganisms in a particular environment, like soil or the human body. One of the most important microbiomes in our body is our gut microbiome. It’s…
Startups Can Help Fight the Coronavirus
By Andy Gordon on March 18, 2020
Startups have a small but critical role in the global fight against the novel coronavirus.
20/20 Prepares to Scale in the U.S. and Globally
By Andy Gordon on February 24, 2020
20/20 GeneSystems is preparing to scale both in the U.S. and globally.
The Opioid Crisis Cost Us Almost $200 Billion Last Year
By Andy Gordon on October 30, 2019
The opioid crisis has cost American families, employers and the government billions of dollars. And we’re just beginning to see drug companies be held accountable. But there’s a silver lining.
Everyone Is Googling CBD
By Allison Brickell on October 28, 2019
Americans are Googling cannabidiol and CBD more than ever. This increased interest is another reason we desperately need marijuana reform.
New Recommendation: Invest in the Bright, Robotic Future of Orthopedic Healthcare
By Andy Gordon on October 14, 2019
Monogram Orthopaedics is using robotic technology to create perfect-fit implants. And its team is determined to revamp orthopedic healthcare.
Massachusetts Vape Sales Plummet in Light of Health Concerns
By Allison Brickell on September 23, 2019
Massachusetts marijuana vape sales have plunged amid vape-related health concerns. And Juul, the biggest vape company in the country, is sounding a lot like its tobacco forebears as it grapples with the drop.
News Fix: FDA Warns Curaleaf About Health Claims
By Vin Narayanan on July 27, 2019
In the news this week, the FDA sends Curaleaf a warning letter, Toyota invests in Didi and Steven Mnuchin is still salty about bitcoin.