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Virtue Labs Introduces Flourish to Help Women Combat Female Hair Loss

Virtue Labs, makers of biotech hair care brand Virtue, have recently announces the launch of their new Flourish product line specifically to target female hair loss and provide thicker, fuller, and healthier hair for all. While traditionally considered a male problem, half of all women will suffer from hair loss in their lifetime, and 40% by the time they are 40 according…

Béa Fertility Raises £800K to Bring At-Home Fertility Treatments to the UK

Healthcare startup Béa Fertility has announced a £800K raise to bring a pioneering at-home fertility treatment to the UK. The round was led by Calm/Storm VC and joined by Q Ventures, and includes an innovation grant from the recent InnovateUK SMART competition.  Founded by embryologist David O’Rourke and femtech specialist Tess Cosad, Béa Fertility is focused on democratising access to affordable, effective…

Sexual Wellness: Awkward Essentials Raises a $2.3M Seed Round to Further Commercialization of Dripstick

Awkward Essentials, a personal hygiene company with the first after-sex clean up product of its kind, the dripstick, announced the close of a $2.3 million seed round by capital partner Unorthodox Ventures today. As a single-product company, Awkward Essentials will use the investment for innovation, scaling up production, and overall go-to market strategy. “I founded Awkward Essentials to solve a personal need, and it sparked social…

Nest Collaborative and Women’s Health Connecticut Partner to Improve Breastfeeding Outcomes

Nest Collaborative, the creator of a virtual lactation platform, today announced that it has partnered with Women’s Health Connecticut (WHC), one of the nation’s largest single-specialty OB-GYN (obstetric/gynecology) networks, to provide expectant mothers with no cost prenatal consultations and personalized education, with the goal of improving breastfeeding outcomes. Through the program and partnership, expectant mothers seen by WHC’s providers will be referred…

Healthy Pleasure Group Launches Amboy Street Ventures, a Fund Dedicated to Sexual Wellness and Women’s Health

Healthy Pleasure Group (HPG), the global outfit dedicated solely to Sexual Health and Technology has announced the launch of Amboy Street Ventures (ASV), a capital fund focused on Sexual Health (for all genders) and women’s health technology startups. ASV also announced its first two investments in Dame Products, a leading female-focus ed sexual wellness brand and Gennev, the digital health platform for women going through…

DotLab Begins Enrollment in a Multi-Center Cohort Study for Its Non-Invasive Test for Endometriosis

DotLab, a healthcare technology company at the forefront of research and development to combat women’s health conditions, today announced the initiation of EMPOWER, a multi-center cohort study for endometriosis. The EMPOWER Study is designed to support future development activities for DotLab’s non-invasive test to aid in the diagnosis of active endometriosis. Last year, DotLab announced the publication of data in the American Journal…

New Study by Nuvo Group Aims to Advance Research on Prenatal Maternal Distress and Children’s Health Outcomes

Nuvo Group, the company behind INVU by Nuvo, an FDA-cleared, prescription-initiated, remote pregnancy monitoring platform has announced its has partnership with Dr. Liz Conradt and Dr. Sheila Crowell, directors of the Child Adaptation and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Lab, part of the University of Utah’s Department of Psychology, on a study to better understand how prenatal maternal distress is related to children’s health outcomes. INVU is a FDA-cleared remote pregnancy monitoring…

WINFertility Teams Up with Akin Gump to Provide Inclusive Family-Building Benefits for All U.S. Employees

Fertility Management Company WIN has teamed up with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, to provide family-building and fertility benefit programs to all Akin Gump U.S.-based employees, which includes enhanced adoption benefits. As part of its efforts to be an industry leader in offering inclusive and equitable family-building benefits in the legal sector, Akin Gump will…