Posts Tagged: health


zensorium the tinke

This fitness tracker packs a tiny hospital in its sensors

The Tinké packs quite a punch as the only sensor on the market able to bundle heart rate, heart rate variability, blood oxygen level, and r...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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Noom picks up $7M in series A funding for its marathon effort to help people lose weight

Noom, the NYC-based startup behind a set of mobile weight loss apps announced today it has received a $7 million series A funding round led ...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Skore condom app for India

Indian condom brand Skore launches mobile app to help you locate pharmacies

Condoms are one of those products that you need when you need, but they’re not always readily available. That’s why Indian condo...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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HealthKart Plus, Indian startup

Despite Regulatory Hassles, India’s Healthkart Gets Huge Funding to Expand Medicine Sales

India’s HealthKart sells everything from vitamins to vital medicines via its online portal, but it’s such a heavily regulated and contro...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Medeel Helps Patients Compare Personalized Medical Options Without Setting Foot in a Hospital

When you get sick, all you want is to get better. But the reality, in India and almost anywhere else, is that different hospitals offer diff...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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China Will Develop Its Own Criteria for Diagnosing Game Addiction

It’s no secret that China has a problem with gaming addiction. OK, every country has problems with gaming addiction, but some people i...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 1:32 am
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Startup ‘Japan Healthcare Info’ Helps Keep Expats and Travelers Healthy

It’s no secret we love startups that solve an actual problem. And anyone who has lived in a foreign country where a different language...

  • October 18, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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China Blocks Hep B Patient Rights Website Just Before World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is July 28th; it’s a day that’s meant to raise awareness of hepatitis B and C and encourage prevention and t...

  • August 4, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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docdoc

DocDoc Lets you Find and Book Doctors Appointments with Ease

Update: There was an editing error in the post. DocDoc is obviously not just for plastic surgery doctors but also for dentists, dermatologis...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 10:17 pm
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Pilih Dokter wants to solve two medical problems in Indonesia

There are about 150,000 doctors in Indonesia, but only a few hundred get really famous and have available references from patients. What abo...

  • February 5, 2014
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Feeling flabby? This startup will put a personal trainer right in your hands

Health and fitness apps, while all the rage these days, typically fall into two camps. The first group measures your movements and dishes ou...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Free Medical Consultation Straight From Home with Indonesia’s TipsDokter

Feeling like you really need help but are too lazy to go to a hospital for a check-up? Or maybe you’re too busy to go? Carrying the taglin...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 9:25 pm
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Beijing Shuts Down Taobao’s ‘Take a Number’ Service for Hospitals, But Consumers Cry Foul

Chinese hospitals are, to put it mildly, a bureaucratic nightmare. Just checking into one generally involves, among other processes, waiting...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s Online Drug Stores Face Stiff Competition for Tiny Market

China’s e-commerce industry has exploded over the past several years, and with it successful speciality shops have cropped up online f...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Doctor! Doctor Who? No, a DoctorPage Seed Funding Round

We’re seeing a lot of healthcare-oriented startups emerge these days in the region. Another new one is DoctorPage.sg which has just re...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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TanyaDok Gives Patients a Consultation Room with Doctors Without Borders

If you see the traffic jams in Indonesia’s big cities, then you might reconsider even going out at all. Doctor Gregorius Bimantoro conside...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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Anti-Cancer Commune is a Chinese Micro-Donation Community That Helps You Pay for Cancer Treatments

Well here’s something I bet you haven’t seen before: a community cancer support website that promises not moral support but fina...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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GMIC Panel Discusses Mobile Health

Health is the easiest thing in the world to take for granted until you don’t have it. But how can mobile technology help solve health ...

  • May 11, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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