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Venture investment in the U.S. and Europe hit a record in 2018, report shows

Healthcare venture investment in the U.S. and Europe reached a new high in 2018, according to Silicon Valley Bank’s annual analysis. Investment totals in 2018 grew more than 50 percent over 2017, with the activity due in large part to record Series A investments in U.S. biopharma companies. U.S. healthcare venture fundraising reached $ 9.6… Read More »

‘Deaths of despair’: Life expectancy is falling in the U.S. and researcher warns it could happen here

TORONTO — A paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests life expectancy in Canada could be threatened by the same factors that are causing it to fall in the United States. “There are some signs which are pointing in the same direction,” said Juergen Rehm of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health,… Read More »