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Mira Introduces First Sex Hormones Awareness Week to Close the Knowledge Gap about Female Hormones

This annual initiative is set to raise public awareness and contribute to bridging the gap about female hormonal health. Mira, a hormonal health company providing integrative care and hormonal testing for women, announced the first Sex Hormones Awareness Week in the U.S., set to take place from February 18th to February 24th, 2024. With this initiative, Mira seeks to educate people about their…

These 10 Startups Will Pitch at Reproductive Health Innovation Summit This Year

On February 13 & 14 this year the healthcare innovation community is coming together again in Boston for Reproductive Health Innovation Summit. Each year the 2-day event invites selected startups to pitch their solutions in front of industry leaders and investors. Just recently the finalists, who were selected by 10 leading VCs in the space, were announced. Selection committee members included David Sable…

Female Millennials Most Affected by Medical Gaslighting, According to New Research by Mira 

Women, especially millennial women, are feeling dismissed by healthcare providers at an alarming rate. This is according to a new report from Mira, a women’s health company that provides a personalized and lab-quality tracking system for reproductive health. Medical gaslighting occurs when a patient’s concerns or symptoms are dismissed or minimized by healthcare professionals. Over the past year, there has been growing…

6 Issues Impacting the FemTech Industry Today

This guest post was contibuted by Withum. Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm with a deep level of expertise relating to all of the issues that arise within the FemTech industry. The growth in the FemTech industry promises new solutions for women, from health to education and more. We proudly work with some of the brightest companies pioneering these…

Ask the Expert: Lightmatter’s Stephanie Adams Answers YOUR Questions about Building & Scaling Digital Health Solutions

Remember our “Ask the Expert” Office Hours with Lightmatter’s Head of Product Stephanie Adams? Did you submit a question? Yes? Great! Because today is the day and we’re excited to share her answers to all YOUR most pressing questions about building, launching, and scaling digital health products and services. Meet the Expert: Lightmatter’s Head of Product Stephanie Adams Lightmatter is a US-based agency that brands, designs,…

Office Hours: Lightmatter’s Stephanie Adams Helps Healthtech Companies Build, Launch, and Scale Their Products. Ask Her Anything!

Product is the top priority for pretty much every startup company, no matter what stage they are at. “Build a product users actually want” is common advice. Implementing it, however, can prove to be challenging (as many of you probably know.) Early stage companies sometimes lose direction, and some never ship. At a later stage, product roadmaps tend to get complex, and…

Mira Partners with Leading Fertility Clinics to Optimize Treatment and Improve Patients’ Experience

Mira, an AI-powered at-home hormone monitoring device, collaborates with fertility clinics in the U.S., Canada, and Australia to make fertility care more accessible by reducing the number of patient visits and minimizing testing costs. By using Mira’s fertility tracker, patients can track their hormones from home with lab-grade accuracy and avoid unnecessary clinic visits, and invasive blood draws. On average, 2 million…

One in Ten Women in the U.S. Leave Their Jobs as a Result of Menopause Symptoms According to New Research by Mira

Menopause causes significant challenges for women in the workplace, but employers offer little support, according to a new survey by women’s health company Mira. In support of Menopause Awareness Month, Mira commissioned a study to explore how menopause affects individuals at work. Two out of five respondents claim that menopause symptoms have a significant impact on their careers.  Additionally, 42% reported that…