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Mayne Pharma Launches A Generic Version of ORTH-CEPT, an Oral Contraceptive, in the U.S.

Mayne Pharma has announced the commercial launch of a generic version of ORTHO-CEPT (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol 0.15 mg / 0.03 mg) tablets to customers in the US. This is the fourth oral contraceptive launched this calendar year after launching generic versions of LOESTRIN 24 FE, ORTHO CYCLEN and ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN. According to IQVIA, the annual US market sales for the four products were…

Milkstork Partners with Salesforce, Bausch Health, and More, Offering Its Family-Friendly Benefits to Employees

As Milk Stork prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th and Employee Appreciation Day on March 5th, the company is proudly highlighting its newest members, who are joining Milk Stork in its commitment to providing key family-friendly benefits to working moms. Known by employers and breastfeeding, working mothers around the world as the first-ever breast milk shipping company, the mom-founded company has…

Unfabled: An Interview with Founder & CEO Hannah Samano about Sustainable Cycle Care and Taking An E-Commerce Startup from Zero to One in Less Than Two Months

Menstrual care is self-care is the central idea behind Unfabled, a new wellness store all about menstrual health, that launched a few days ago and is looking to serve menstruators in the U.K. The new e-commerce project is the brainchild Hannah Samano, who has previously held roles at African women’s health & hygiene e-commerce company Kasha and as Global E-commerce Innovation Manager…

Health and Development Expert Shannon Lövgren Joins ‘The Case for Her’ as New Managing Director

The Case for Her, a philanthropic investment portfolio addressing the key women’s health issues of menstruation and sexual health and pleasure, announced today that Shannon Lövgren will join as Managing Director effective April 1, 2021. Lövgren succeeds Gerda Larsson, who was with The Case for Her since its foundation in 2017 and has now moved on to other opportunities.  “We are sad…

Femtech Startup Syrona Health Launches ‘SORA’, a New Mobile Virtual Health Assistant for Women Living with Endometriosis

Just like many other conditions in the women’s health space endometriosis is under researched, underserved and underfunded although it affects around 170 million women globally. The most common symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, which often correlates to the menstrual cycle. As the symptoms of the disease are not easily recognized – by providers and affected women – many experience a significant…

Nurx Expands Its Service and Now Offers At-Home Acne Care

Digital Health care provider Nurx, known for birth control prescriptions, STI screenings and medications prescriptions, has now expanded into at-home acne care. While acne care may seem like a leap coming from a company that’s built its reputation (and base of over one million patients) mainly on reproductive health care, Nurx clinical team lead Nancy Shannon MD, PhD, says the company added acne…

Clue Receives FDA Approval to Launch a Digital Contraceptive

Clue, the company behind the popular period tracking app, has announced that it has received FDA clearance to launch a digital contraceptive. The new functionality allows users to prevent pregnancy based only on the start date of a user’s period. This algorithmic prediction is based on Bayesian modelling. The app will display a high risk window across a number of days of…

Dr. Raquel Hammonds Joins Carrot Fertility as Director of Integrative and Preventative Medicine, a Newly Created Role at the Company

Dr. Raquel Hammonds is a Doctor of  Medicine in Naturopathic Medicine. She comes from The Center for Reproductive Health & Gynecology in Beverly Hills, California, where she worked with patients to uncover the root cause of subfertility/infertility in men and women undergoing IVF and IUI. In January Dr. Hammonds has now joined Carrot Fertility as Director of Integrative and Preventative Medicine, a…