A little more than a year after Google's co-founders said the tech giant would not become a healthcare company, one investment bank says the company's healthcare ventures could create its next multi-billion dollar business.
Some doctors tend to worry that patients' online research will only leave them more confused.
Smart contact lenses are coming, and will be tested as soon as next year, according to an announcement from Novartis.
Google is continuing a push to make its mark on diabetes treatment by partnering with European pharmaceutical company Sanofi.
Alphabet's life sciences team, which has been in charge of development of a smart contact lens, among other innovations, will split from Google's X lab and become its own entity under the new holding company.
Google (er, Alphabet), for too long, has been this slightly sleepy lumbering giant within the health industry--sometimes moving closer to the center to spur innovation and then just as quickly, stepping silently away to sit quietly on the perimeter as other notable players remain in constant proximity to the heart of advancements.
Google Glass may prove an effective and viable device in teletoxicology, according to a new study.
Google is partnering with DexCom to develop disposable continuous glucose monitoring devices that will be smaller in size and cheaper than today's monitoring options.
In announcing the creation of holding company Alphabet this week, Google's healthcare ventures--of which there are many--could be greatly impacted.
Google, in a behind the scenes effort to boost its Glass wearable, is reportedly set to distribute a new version geared toward specific industries, including healthcare.
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