Research

Report: CBD and Women’s Health (Rae Wellness & Radicle Science)

Radicle Science and Rae Wellness have recently announced a new CBD study focused exclusively on CBD and Women’s Health. The Rae Wellness study on CBD and Women’s Health is one of the first and largest randomized, controlled human studies to evaluate the effects of commercially available non-prescription CBD products. To our knowledge, it represents the first CBD study to focus exclusively on women’s health…

Researchers Reflect on 50 Years of Progress in Women’s Health

Debates over women’s health have long been contentious, but have also resulted in significant improvements in areas like equitable access to health care and survivorship. But the overall picture remains far from perfect. For example, the United States still has the highest rate of maternal death among high-income countries, particularly among African American women. As the United States Supreme Court prepares to…

Report: Women’s Health Care Utilization and Costs – Findings from the 2020 KFF Women’s Health Survey (Kaiser Family Foundation)

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) has recently released the results from its 2020 KFF Women’s Health Survey. Women’s access to health care depends greatly on the availability of high-quality providers in their communities as well as their own knowledge about maintaining their health through routine checkups, screenings, and provider counseling. Social determinants of health, structural racism, and experiences with health care providers shape health…

MDVIP & Ipsos Release New Study on Women’s Health Literacy Drawing Attention to Gaps in Women’s Health Knowledge and Healthcare Experiences

Although women make the lion’s share of healthcare decisions in the U.S., most are in the dark when it comes to their own health, according to a new survey on women’s health from MDVIP and Ipsos. A staggering 94 percent of women across all ages 20 and up failed a Women’s Health IQ Quiz, revealing their vast lack of knowledge about the health…

All Raise Annual Report: “2020 was not a good year for women and non-binary individuals in tech and venture.”

All Raise was initially born our of a grassroots movement in 2017 to arm women with access guidance and support to advance their professional growth. Today the organization is on a mission to accelerate the success of female founders and funders to build a more prosperous, equitable future. Yesterday All Raise published its latest Annual Report and truly 2020 wasn’t a great…

Digital Health: Q1 2021 Funding Report (Rock Health)

Rock Health has recently released their Q1 2021 digital health funding report. With $6.7B in US digital health funding Q1 has been the the most-funded quarter to date. Ten years ago, we at Rock Health published our first report on digital health venture investment, highlighting an annual haul of $1.1B from investors into the emerging sector. In each of the last two weeks of…

Hologic and Gallup Partner to Create a Global Women’s Health Index

Hologic, a global leader in women’s health, has recently announced a collaboration with leading analytics and consulting firm Gallup on the creation of the Hologic Global Women’s Health Index, the largest and most comprehensive assessment of women’s health in the world. This multi-year initiative is the first survey to track critical markers of women’s health and safety by country over time. It…

Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report 2020 (Rock Health)

Rock Health and the Stanford Center for Digital Health have recently shared the findings from their sixth annual Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey. Amidst a national pandemic and the ensuing stay-at-home orders, consumer adoption rates grew significantly from 2019 to 2020—10+ percentage point increases—across live video telemedicine, wearable ownership, and digital health metric tracking. The 2020 survey data suggest that consumers more…