gut health

By Dave Muoio 11:50 am January 20, 2020
Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly placed the raise at $5.1 million. We apologize for this error. Digital gastrointestinal health company Vivante Health has pulled in another $5.8 million, largely from Lifeforce Capital and Big Pi Ventures. NFP Ventures, FCA Venture Partners and Longmont Capital also took part in the Series A1 round. WHAT THEY DO Vivante’s GIThrive is a...
By Laura Lovett 04:45 pm September 13, 2019
A new company out of London called Bold Health is combining digital tools and cognitive behavioral therapy with the aim of helping patients improve their gut health.  Earlier this month, the company launched its first product, Zemedy, an app targeted at treating irritable bowel syndrome symptoms through a combination of CBT, hypnotherapy exercises and stress management techniques.  “There is a...
By Jonah Comstock 01:12 pm January 10, 2018
A group of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have developed a new ingestible sensor for a novel purpose: investigating the microbiome and gasses in the gut. In a new study published in Nature Electronics, researchers display not only the potential of the new ingestible sensor, but new learnings that suggest, among other things, a previously undiscovered defense system in the...