Research

More Than 16% of Women Experience Abnormal Uterine Bleeding According to New Findings of Apple’s Women’s Health Study

Apple’s Women’s Health Study set out to identify abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) patterns and their prevalence in participants and to confirm existing and expected associations between AUB patterns, demographics, and medical conditions. The results are in, have been published in AJOG, and suggest that 16.4% of women in the study experience AUB. 2.9% had irregular menses, 8.4% had infrequent menses, 2.3% had…

New Research by DotLab Finds Big Consumer and Provider Interest in Novel, Non-Invasive Endometriosis Tests

DotLab is a company on a mission to solve some of the world’s most significant diagnostic challenges via the latest advancements in multiomics and computational biology. The company delivers clinical innovations to areas of significant unmet need. The company is harnessing its expertise with novel, cutting-edge biomarkers and the power of machine learning to deliver non-invasive tests, starting with endometriosis. This past…

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…

How Much Do Dads with Teenage Daughters Know about the Menstrual Cycle? INTIMINA Found Out.

After receiving numerous questions from single dads about how to talk to their daughters about menstruation, INTIMINA, a brand dedicated to caring for women’s intimate health and breaking taboos, conducted a survey of 1.258 dads in the US, UK, France, Italy and Spain with daughters between the ages of 10 and 15 last July. The goal of the survey was to determine how…

Carrot Fertility’s ‘Menopause in the Workplace’ Survey Shows Women Rank Their 50s as the Most Challenging Decade at Work

Women in the workforce face significant challenges due to menopause, but receive minimal support from employers, according to a new Menopause in the Workplace survey from Carrot Fertility. The company commissioned the survey ahead of Menopause Awareness Month to understand the effects of menopause on careers, identify resources available to menopausal women, and bring more awareness to menopause to further destigmatize it in…

Hologic’s Global Women’s Health Index Finds Barriers to Preventive Care and a Growing Gap in Women’s Well-being Between High- and Low-Income Countries

Each year Hologic, the women’s health focused medtech company, releases the Hologic Global Women’s Health Index, one of the largest studies done on women’s health and wellbeing. The report found that more than 1.5 billion women worldwide lack screenings for cancer, heart disease, diabetes or sexually transmitted diseases and infections. It also identified many barriers to preventive care for women. These hurdles…

The NIH Launches Bridge2AI, a New Program to Expand the Use of A.I. in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

The National Institutes of Health will invest $130 million over four years, pending the availability of funds, to accelerate the widespread use of artificial intelligence by the biomedical and behavioral research communities. The NIH Common Fund’s Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (in short: Bridge2AI) program is assembling team members from diverse disciplines and backgrounds to generate tools, resources, and richly detailed data that…

According to a New Study by Alife Health AI Models Can Help Optimize Ovulation Trigger Injection Timing to Improve IVF Outcomes

A study led by researchers at Alife Health, a fertility technology company building artificial intelligence (AI) tools designed to improve in-vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes, found that an interpretable machine learning model can help doctors optimize ovulation trigger injection timing to improve patient outcomes for a significant number of patients.  When undergoing IVF, patients are prescribed fertility medications to stimulate the ovaries to…