Topic: Health Science
Startup accounting & finance, DAO & Web3 summary notes, and mental & physical health
Will's General Newsletter (Weekly) :: Jan 25, 2022
Leveraging science and wearables to improve your health and fitness
In this week's newsletter I talk about this week's podcast episode (a clip from episode 11), continuous glucose monitors, and a fantastic resource for health science education.
Heart disease, fasting, and cholesterol: An introduction to basic lipidology :: with Dave Feldman
In this episode of Ventures, I introduce a clip w/ Dave Feldman (https://twitter.com/daveketo/) from Episode 11 where we discuss lipoproteins, fasting, cholesterol, low-carb/high-fat diets, and exercise. With heart disease being the lead cause of death for humans globally, it’s important to understand the basic science behind various aspects of how the disease progresses. Plus, as entrepreneurs we talk a lot about “solving problems'', and it's hard to come up with a more pressing problem than this.
Startup historians and continuous glucose monitoring
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast and my new N=1 experiments with a Dexcom G6.
Soil science, grains, technology, and the future of health care
In this week's newsletter I talk about my podcast with Joni Kindwall-Moore and about STAT NEWS' recent eBook they released with IBM.
Soil science, microbiomes, and loving grains again :: with Joni Kindwall-Moore
In this episode of Ventures, my guest Joni Kindwall-Moore (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joni-kindwall-moore-rn-57a81014/) and I discuss the science behind grains, soils, and microbiomes. We also talk about the story of her startup (https://snacktivistfoods.com/) and how her team is helping to regenerate healthy soils and grains to improve human health.
Discovering purpose, growth loops, and ancient grains
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, alternatives to funnel-based thinking, and gluten-free grains.
Purpose & meaning in the 2020s, insightful podcasts on Bitcoin, and taking Vitamin D seriously
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, recent interviews on Web 3, and a wake-up call regarding Vitamin D.
B2B Sales, NFTs, and PEG
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, Non-Fungible Tokens, and Polyethylene Glycol.
Product design in the no-code era, cryptocurrency regulations in the USA, and psychedelic microdosing vs. placebos
In this general newsletter I cover topics related to this week's podcast, cryptocurrencies, and health science.
HealthTech entrepreneurship, surviving cancer, and starting FertilityAnswers :: with Alice Crisci
In this episode of Ventures, my guest Alice Crisci (https://www.instagram.com/fertilityanswers_/) and I discuss her journey as a cancer survivor and entrepreneur in the medical/fertility space. While many people turn to “Dr. Google” when trying to find answers to their medical questions, Alice and her team have created a more sophisticated and personalized approach for finding answers to fertility-related questions. In addition to talking about MedAnswers and their first vertical, FertilityAnswers, Alice and I also talk about mental health for founders, how to validate an initial entrepreneurial idea, and how to think about smart resource allocations for effective go-to-market strategies.
Virtual identities, a primer on antigens and vaccines, and the New Magic is Turbo
In this newsletter I write about this week's podcast, a primer I wrote on viruses, antigens, antibodies, contagiousness, vaccines, and COVID-19 testing, and the release of Hotwire and Turbo in the Rails community.
A primer on viruses, antigens, antibodies, contagiousness, vaccines, and COVID-19 testing
Like millions of households around the world right now, my family and I recently caught a virus. Trillions of the little buggers invaded at least my sons (9 & 14 years old) while my wife and I - along with our 12-yr old daughter - wondered if we were all getting COVID-19. Our tests came back negative, but during the 70 hours we waited for results, we spent a lot of time researching immunology and discussing what to do.
Taking back the Internet, more promising vaccine data, luciferase, and an idea about opt-in discussions on Satchel
In this newsletter I discuss my podcast episode this week with Andy Cronk, Moderna's vaccine, an interesting laboratory technique, and a better signal-to-noice UX that I'm thinking about and could help refining.