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Proov Launches New hCG Tests for Early Pregnancy Detection

Proov, known for its PdG-test and full cycle tracking kit is launching another product: The Proov Check Early Pregnancy Test. The new test allows women to use the tests up to five days before their next expected period to detect hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin) in urine, which is only present when pregnant. Results can be expected within 5 minutes of taking the…

Goddess Gaia Ventures and Capital Enterprise’s P4 Precision Medicine Accelerator Are Joining Forces to Accelerate Startups Focused on Female Health

“The Future of Femtech”, an event co-organized by Goddess Gaia Ventures, a women’s health focused ventures fund, and Capital Enterprises, a UK-based startup ecosystem builder, brought together the local femtech community in London earlier this week. Among the highlights was a panel discussion, that featured Syrona Health Co-founder Anya Roy, Panakeia Co-founder Pahini Pandya, Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (June 16, 2022)

Highlights Flo Health gets into B2B with the launch of Flo for Business, a new women’s health focused employee benefit. Queer and trans healthcare provider FOLX Health introduces a new employer offering. Organon signs a licensing deal with Henlius for biosimilars targeting osteoporosis and breast cancer. Anthem partners with Happify to launch a new digital maternal health platform. Nature publishes the results of an evaluation of Ovation Fertility and Presagen‘s novel decentralized AI learning algorithm. Sexual wellness brand Rosebud Woman is now sold at Bloomingdale’s. EHIR and Magnify…

Sexual Wellness Brand Rosebud Woman Is Now Sold At Bloomingdale’s

Bloomingdale’s made the news about a year ago when the department store launched a sexual wellness online shop. And that shop now also sells Rosebud Woman, an inclusive brand known for its intimate moisturizers and other body care, marking the first topical peri- and menopause line within the shop. “We’re delighted that our V-care and performance body care products are available at Bloomingdale’s,…

Organon Signs a Licensing Deal with Henlius for Biosimilars Targeting Osteoporosis and Breast Cancer

Global women’s health pharma company Organon has entered into an agreement with Shanghai Henlius Biotech, whereby Organon will license commercialization rights for biosimilar candidates referencing Perjeta (pertuzumab, HLX11) and Prolia/Xgeva (denosumab, HLX14). Organon will acquire exclusive global commercialization rights except for China; including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Pertuzumab is used for the treatment of certain patients with HER2+ breast cancer in combinations with…

Queer and Trans Healthcare Provider FOLX Health Introduces a New Employer Offering

FOLX Health, a digital healthcare service provider designed by and for the medical needs of the LGBTQIA+ community, is launching an enterprise solution that enables employers to offer the LGBTQIA+ workforce end-to-end primary care, gender-affirming care, care advocacy, and community. In addition to healthcare services, FOLX Health offers support for parents of LGBTQIA+ youth as well as for Human Resource and Benefits…

Nature Publishes the Results of an Evaluation of Ovation Fertility and Presagen’s Novel Decentralized AI Learning Algorithm

Ovation Fertility and AI company Presagen have collaborated to develop a novel decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) learning model that enhances AI training while adhering to data privacy laws. When training AI, it’s critical to use multiple, diverse data sources. This results in unbiased and generalized AI. However, privacy laws prevent researchers from moving data outside of the country of origin. To combat this issue,…

Femtech Trendwatch: LGBTQ+ Health, DAOs in Healthcare & Biotech’s Path Through the Downturn

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