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Blood Test Might Predict Worsening MS

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new blood test might help doctors predict whether someone’s multiple sclerosis may soon get worse. The test looks for a substance called neurofilament light chain. It’s a nerve protein that can be detected when nerve cells die. People with higher levels of… Read More »

Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’

Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’s no better than Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube when it comes to social media censorship. This week, Pinterest blocked the anti-abortion group Live Action from its platform for spreading “harmful misinformation.” On Tuesday morning,… Read More »