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Modern Plagues: Let our people live – with these startup technologies

Cancer, diabetes, and drug abuse are among what come to mind when thinking of modern plagues on our society. These plagues are daunting and seemingly unsolvable. The modern minds behind startup technology are actually aiming to solve these issues. Overcoming opioid addiction Startups are utilizing technology – from AI to cannabis tech – to develop cures and solutions for overcoming opioid addiction. Riley Cote, NHL hockey player, went so far as to state at the 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit that the prohibition of cannabis is actually the direct cause of the opioid crisis. Cote spoke from personal experience when he said that cannabis is a useful tool to deal with pain, and significantly less dangerous and addictive than opioids or other pain killers. Advancing this breakthrough forward, a startup called Syqe Medical has developed a pocket-sized cannabis based inhaler that is one of the promising alternatives for opioid use as a painkiller. Dr. Gidi Stein, co-founder and CEO of MedAware, also discussed the steps he and his colleagues are taking to end pain killer addiction. Dr. Stein told...

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In the News: What’s hot in healthtech

Big news this past week as Zebra Medical Vision received FDA clearance for its AI-powered intracranial hemorrhage detection product, its second FDA approval in a month! Congrats to sugar reduction company DouxMatok on their $22M raise; OurCrowd is proud to take part in this effort to reduce the world’s sugar dependency. data.world is bringing data to the next level with its recent acquisition of Capsenta – read about it here, and find more top news below. Startup Nation and beyond New in medical cannabis: Syqe Medical releases its first cannabis inhaler. The latest on Intel and Israel: The reality of autonomous cars is beginning to feel closer as Intel’s Mobileye plans to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel. Intel has also announced its accelerator launch in Israel, which aims to give early-stage startups “a unique advantage in their quest to disrupt the future.” Sweetch on the front lines of disease prevention: Getting healthy with tech. Top tech news this week Enterprise Software…BriefCam Honored by Frost & Sullivan with Technology Innovation Award. Mobility…13 of the best auto-tech startups...

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