Fitbit launches a COVID-19 early detection study, and you can join from the Fitbit app – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Fitbit’s activity-tracking wearable devices are already being used by a number of academic institutions to determine if they might be able to contribute to the early detection of COVID-19 and the flu, and now Fitbit itself is launching its own dedicated Fitbit COVID-19 Study, which users can sign up for from within their Fitbit…

Lucid Lane has developed a service to get patients off of pain meds and avoid addiction – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Four years ago, Adnan Asar, the founder of the new addiction prevention service Lucid Lane, was enjoying a successful career working as the founding chief technology officer at Livongo Health. It was the serial senior tech executive’s most recent job after a long stint at Shutterfly and he was shepherding the company through the…

Curative received FDA emergency use authorization for its novel COVID-19 tests – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The diagnostics startup Curative has received an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its novel take a look at to find out COVID-19 an infection. The firm says that its tests have already been utilized by the City of Los Angeles since late March and have examined over 53,000 metropolis…