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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
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Insurtech company Avinew raises $5 mln in seed

Westlake Village, California-based Avinew, an Insurtech company focused on autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, announced it has raised $5 million in seed funding. Crosscut Ventures led the round, with additional participation from American Family Ventures, Draper Frontier and RPM Ventures. The company was founded in 2016. In addition, Tesla veteran Jeremy Snyder has joined the company as COO. Source: Press release
Tags: Trends, Tesla, Crosscut Ventures, Rpm Ventures, VC Deals, Jeremy Snyder, Westlake Village California, Avinew, American Family Ventures Draper Frontier

Gofundme jumpstarts a golden era of snake oil as desperate people raise millions for quack homeopathy cancer "remedies"

In Patients' crowdfunding campaigns for alternative cancer treatments, published by researchers from Simon Fraser University in The Lancet Oncology ( ) we learn that thanks to Gofundme, 13,000 people have raised $1.4 million to help 200 desperate cancer patients pay for ineffective homeopathic "treatments." A third of these fundraisers were launched by people who explicitly rejected evidence-based medicine and were seeking money to commit an especially grisly form of suicide, while enrichin...
Tags: Health, Post, Business, News, Crowdfunding, Woo, Cancer, Fraud, Fuck Cancer, Homeopathy, Gofundme, Simon Fraser University, Snyder, Timothy Caulfield, Jeremy Snyder, Snake Oil

$1.4 Million Raised on GoFundMe For 'Garbage' Homeopathy Cancer Treatment Scams

"Medical crowdfunding has become a billion-dollar industry practically overnight, led by sites like GoFundMe," reports Gizmodo, citing new research on its dark side: over a million dollars in donations "funneled to ludicrous, unscientific treatments for life-threatening diseases like cancer." The authors of the study, published Thursday in The Lancet, searched for a particular kind of medical crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe: campaigns for cancer treatments that involved the use of homeopathy. ...
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Crowdfunding for medical costs is turning health-care into a reality-TV competition

The Financial Times does a long, deep dive into the exploding world of Americans who crowdfund their health-care costs. It's a sad -- if gripping -- document of the wildly inefficient, friction-hot mess of medical care in the US, where one-fifth of household spending is lavished on healthcare, handily eclipsing that of other wealthy countries, while procuring worse results. As the piece notes, crowdfunding for health-care happens worldwide, but in other countries with adequately-funded public s...
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[video] @DivvyCloud Automated Solutions | @CloudExpo #AI #DX #CloudNative #DevOps

"DivvyCloud as a company set out to help customers automate solutions to the most common cloud problems," noted Jeremy Snyder, VP of Business Development at DivvyCloud, in this interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, more
Tags: Software, Javits Center, New York City NY, Jeremy Snyder, DivvyCloud

We just had a look inside Tesla's first sales and service center in Brooklyn, New York, ahead of its grand opening — here's what we saw (tsla)

Tesla Motors' new sales and service center in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, is opening this Friday to the public. Customers will be able to custom-build, purchase, and take delivery of their Teslas at the location, and have them serviced there as well. Passersby can also just pop in to drool over the cars. This week Tesla invited Business Insider to take a tour of its new space. Here's what we saw:SEE ALSO: The best places to eat, drink, and hang in Red Hook, Brooklyn As we r...
Tags: New York, Tesla, Customers, Brooklyn, Tesla Motors, Snyder, Brooklyn New York, Red Hook Brooklyn, Red Hook, Jeremy Snyder, Business Insider Tesla