iMedix Nominated for Best New Start-Up of 2007

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Community-powered health search engine selected from thousands of start-ups around the world.

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We are honored to be among the five best new start-ups of 2007

iMedix, the first community-powered health search engine today announced it has been named one of the five finalists in the 'Crunchies 2007' awards for the best new start-up of the year category. The Crunchies is a collaboration project between GigaOm, Read / WriteWeb, VentureBeat and TechCrunch.

The competition recognizes the best start-ups of 2007 based on online voting and participation. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, January 18, 2008 in San Francisco. Members of the public are eligible to place votes once a day from now through Thursday, January 10 at 12:00am PT.

"We are honored to be among the five best new start-ups of 2007," said Amir Leitersdorf, CEO and co-founder of iMedix. "We have an incredible team of people working hard to achieve an innovative approach to online health care communities. This award further exemplifies we've set off in the right direction."

"iMedix feels privileged to be competing against some of the most promising start-ups in the world. We are encouraged from the feedback and support we have received thus far from the Internet community," said Iri Amirav, CMO and co-founder of iMedix.

You can vote for iMedix at

iMedix allows consumers to benefit from the online research conducted by thousands of others with similar health conditions or interests. Through the site's integrated community platform users are able to enhance that information through real-time patient-to-patient interaction. By combining advanced search capabilities with community features, iMedix empowers people to find and share health information in order to make better health-related decisions. Individuals can sign-up for free by visiting iMedix at

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About iMedix, Inc.
Founded in January 2007, iMedix is a community-powered health search engine that allows people to easily find and share health information in order to make better health-related decisions.

The company's innovative approach is a unique combination of a medical search engine with a collaborative community platform. Patients can immediately chat with others that suffer from similar conditions and benefit from reading medical Web articles that were ranked by the community.

For more information, visit iMedix at

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