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Women’s CBD Brand Winged Launches a New Adaptogen-Powered Product Line

Women’s wellness CBD brand Winged is expanding its offerings with a new line of adaptogen-based products designed for important moments throughout a woman’s day. The five ingestibles, which can be stacked or taken independently, were created to help women wake up refreshed, have energy all day long and overcome the stress of today’s crazy world. Winged first launched in 2019 with a…

Medicines360, a Global Nonprofit Women’s Health Pharmaceutical Organization, Appoints Dr. Tina Raine-Bennett as Chief Executive Officer

Medicines360, a global nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical organization, has appointed Tina Raine-Bennett, MD, MPH, FACOG, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately, following a broad national search. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Raine-Bennett has an extensive career of expanding research into women’s health and translating that research into clinical practice to improve health outcomes for women. “At a time when women across the globe…

Kindbody Continues Expansion With New State-Of-The-Art Fertility Clinic and IVF Lab in Austin

Kindbody, the leading fertility and family-building company has announced the opening of its newest fertility clinic and IVF lab in the heart of Austin, Texas. The opening marks the company’s ninth signature location in less than three years, all providing preconception through postpartum care to employers and patients in award-winning spaces powered by technology. As both a fertility benefit solution and direct provider…

Lupin Announces FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application for SOLOSEC for the Treatment of Trichomoniasis

Lupin Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. based wholly-owned subsidiary of global pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s supplemental New Drug Application to expand the use of SOLOSEC (secnidazole) to include the treatment of trichomoniasis in adults. Trichomoniasis vaginalis is the most common non-viral, curable sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the U.S., affecting an estimated…

The Gates Foundation Commits $2.1 Billion to Advance Gender Equality Globally Over the Next Five Years

As part of the Generation Equality Forum convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced a commitment of $2.1 billion over the next five years to advance women’s economic empowerment, strengthen women and girls’ health and family planning, and accelerate women’s leadership. The forum takes place in Paris from June 30 to July 2, 2021, bringing together governments, the…

Women’s Health Startup Mammogen Announces a $2M Seed Round and the Debut of its genTRU Liquid Biopsy Platform

Women’s health startup Mammogen has announced the closing of its $2M seed round. The round was oversubscribed by a diverse group of high-net-worth investors, comprising 52% women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and veterans from the US Armed Forces, according to the company.  “The vast diversity across our investor base is evidence that the world is ready for a truly differentiated women’s health narrative,”…

Investigational Pill for Postpartum Depression Shows Promise in Clinical Trial Led by the Feinstein Institutes

Scientists from The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research have announced the publication of results from a phase 3 clinical trial looking at the safety and efficacy of the oral neuroactive steroid zuranolone (30mg) in the treatment of patients with postpartum depression (PPD). The findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Psychiatry showed that after two weeks of daily treatment, women treated…

Maven Expands Its Women’s and Familty Health Offering as Dr. Neel Shah Becomes the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Maven, the leading virtual clinic for women’s and family health, today announced that it has hired Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG, as Chief Medical Officer. A globally recognized expert in designing solutions that improve health care, Dr. Shah brings deep experience as a physician, professor and social entrepreneur to Maven. “Joining Maven presents a unique opportunity for me to build the…