Autism and Private Equity: A Cautionary Tale
What does the bankruptcy of CARD, the largest autism treatment company in the U.S., have to teach us about the role of private equity in health care?
Does Applied Behavior Analysis Really Help People with Autism?
The leading U.S. therapy for autism is no panacea and has shown mixed results. Critics say it’s time to look for alternatives—and consult people with autism.
Social Media, AI, and the Battle for Your Brain
Proto.life interviews law professor and ethicist Nita Farahany and techno-humanist Aza Raskin at the BrainMind Summit.
Why do so many people in industrialized Western societies have unhealthy microbiomes that lack diversity?
The Urgent Problem of Regulating AI in Medicine
How should medical AI be regulated, and who is responsible when deadly mistakes occur?
Let’s Eradicate Polio This Winter
It feels like we’ve been here before. Here’s why it’s different this time.
Can Fitness Be Virtual Reality’s Long Awaited Killer App?
VR workout apps like Supernatural are inviting an older, more gender-balanced audience to join the virtual world.
What Does Venture Capital Have Against Femtech?
Tech companies building products that focus on women’s health still struggle to attract VC funding.
Old People Are Hot Now
First lifespan, then healthspan, but from now on, thanks to our writer, we’ll also be tracking hotspan. You read it here first.