Verily Life Sciences Stories February 6

For the past several years, the U.S. has experienced a public health emergency due to opioid overdoses. Verily today announced the OneFifteen nonprofit to combat the crisis by building a high-tech campus for rehabilitation that leverages data.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories February 1

Verily has a number of ongoing hardware and sensor projects from the recently FDA-approved ECG Study Watch to Smart Lenses for corrective vision. A new report today reveals that the Alphabet division is working on health-tracking shoes.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories January 18

FDA clears ECG feature on Verily Study Watch for medical research

Verily has a number of ongoing hardware projects from smart contact lenses to miniaturized continuous glucose monitors. Alphabet’s health division is also working on a Study Watch that was just granted ECG clearance by the FDA.

Verily Life Sciences Stories January 3

After Waymo, Verily is Alphabet’s next most promising ‘bet’ by focussing on how technology can revolutionize healthcare and medicine in the coming years. To fund “growth and innovation,” Verily today announced a $1 billion investment round.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories December 19, 2018

Technology has the potential to revolutionize healthcare over the coming years with Google internally spinning up a health division, while Alphabet has Verily. The latter today announced a strategic partnership with Walgreens on multiple projects to help patients with chronic conditions, and lower the cost of care.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories November 16, 2018

One of Verily’s first projects was to make contact lenses that could detect glucose levels from teardrops. Less invasive than fingertip blood pricks for people living with diabetes, the Alphabet company and partner Alcon today announced that it is putting that project “on hold” due to the diabetes premise not being suitable.

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