Women’s Health

What Are Vasomotor Symptoms (VMS)? A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Managing Menopausal Symptoms

Introduction Menopause is a natural phase of a woman’s life that marks the end of her reproductive years. Along with hormonal changes, menopause brings about various physical and emotional symptoms. One of the most common and bothersome symptoms experienced during menopause are Vasomotor Symptoms (VMS). In this comprehensive guide, we will delve deep into the world of VMS, exploring its causes, symptoms,…

Longevity Startup InsideTracker Launches Women’s Healthspan Extension With New Female Biomarker Analysis

InsideTracker, a personal health analysis and data-driven wellness guide that helps people increase their healthspan and live healthier longer, announced that the company’s popular Ultimate Plan will now provide female users with analysis and optimization guidance for three new biomarkers pivotal to increasing women’s healthspan and navigating menopause. Founded in 2009 and created by experts in the fields of aging, genetics, and biometric data,…

Indian Healthtech Startup Bonatra Acquires MyAva, a Mobile-first Women’s Health and Wellness Platform

Bonatra, a healthtech startup, has recently announced its acquisition of MyAva, a women’s health and wellness company. This move is aimed at expanding Bonatra’s holistic healthcare programs, and establishing it as a comprehensive platform for managing chronic health conditions. MyAva is a femtech startup that offers curated programs and personalized plans to help women manage chronic health conditions such as PCOS, thyroid…

Health Innovation Network Launches “Accelerating FemTech”, a New Initiative to Boost Innovation in Women’s Health in the UK

Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for south London – 1 of 15 AHSNs across England. As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, HIH is uniquely placed to increase the spread and adoption of innovation across large populations, at pace and scale. Now the network, that is also…

Navigating the Inbox: Gender Differences in Email Anxiety

In the age of digital communication, email has become an integral part of our daily lives, both personally and professionally. However, for many individuals, hitting the send button can evoke feelings of anxiety and apprehension. While email anxiety is a common phenomenon, research suggests that there may be gender differences in how men and women experience and cope with this form of…

Pharma Company Bayer Plans to Scale Back Women’s Health R&D

Pharma giant Bayer has announced that it will shift the focus of its drug research away from women’s health and towards neurology, rare diseases, and immunology. According to Reuters Stefan Oelrich, head of Bayer’s pharmaceuticals unit, stated that the company will no longer have an explicit focus on women’s health during research and clinical phases. However, Bayer, maker of the Yasmin brand…

Femtech Pulse: Stork Club Adds Doula Program; MedArrive Partners with Ouma; Cigna Covers Leva

Femtech Pulse is a collection of short stories and wins from your favorite femtech startups, innovators, and investors! Wanna pitch us a story and feature in our next round-up? Get in touch! MedArrive Partners with Ouma  MedArrive, the leading mobile-integrated care management solution, today announced a partnership with Ouma Health, a total maternity telehealth services company, to bring comprehensive maternal-fetal care directly into the…

Human Performance Startup Fount Raises $12M in Series A Funding with Plans to Expand into Women’s Health

Fount, a company specializing in experiment-driven health and performance optimization, has announced a successful $12M Series A fundraise to expand its mission of making personalized health and performance optimization programs more widely available. The round was led by Amity Ventures with participation from Elysian Park Ventures, Not Boring Capital, Allen & Co, Champion Hill Ventures, and angel investors. The company initially began…