Women’s Health

Lips Launch: Building an Alternative Social Media Platform by and for Women, Non-binary Folks, and the LGBTQIA+ Community

San Diego-based Lips, an alternative social media and soon-to-be social commerce platform built by and especially for women, non-binary folks, and the LGBTQIA+ community, launches its public beta today. The idea behind Lips is to create safe space online for users to express themselves openly and honestly without biased censorship or harassment.  Lips was built together with artists, brands, sex workers, BIPOC,…

Northwestern Medicine Opens Comprehensive Program for Vulvar and Vaginal Health

Northwestern Medicine is now offering a specialized clinic for women with complex vulvar and vaginal conditions. Led by Rajal Patel, MD, the Comprehensive Program for Vulvar and Vaginal Health is the latest clinic integrated into the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Health and Menopause. “As gynecologists we are trained to look at the inside but many women’s problems originate from the external, not internal, genitalia,”…

HeyMama and the Power of Online Communities in 2020, a Challenging Year for Working Mothers

What. A. Year. Anyone else ready for a bit of a break? As we get to the end of 2020 I look back and seriously wonder: How did we even make it this far?! Yay us! It was intense. It was crazy. And it was especially hard on the many working mothers, who had to juggle jobs, homeschooling and overall COVID-19 craziness…

Advantia Health’s New Flagship Practice, Liv by Advantia Health, Is Set to Open in March 2021

Today, Advantia Health announced that construction is underway for its new flagship practice, Liv by Advantia Health in Washington, DC and released a video of its current storefront windows. The practice is slated to open its doors in March 2021. Liv plans to offer a new model of healthcare for women, with integrated care including gynecology, obstetrics, primary care, mental wellness, and more, in a U Street location. …

“Can Femtech Help the NHS?”: A New Femtech TV Interview Series with DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas

Avid readers of our blog will have already noticed… Yes! We’re starting a video platform and are incredibly excited to introduce our first themed channel hosted by DigitalHealth.London‘s Jenny Thomas, who will sit down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore the question “Can Femtech Help the NHS?”. For those who don’t know, the National Health Service (NHS)…

Women’s Brain Project Is Organizing a Hackathon to Advance the Understanding of Sex and Gender Differences for Precision Medicine

“It will take 107 years to close the gender gap. We want to speed up the process.” Women’s Brain Project is organizing the WBP Challenge, a global hackathon with the goal to advance the understanding of sex and gender differences for precision medicine between Jan 15, 2021 and Feb 15, 2021. The event will be fully virtual. Those interested in participating are…

Healthy.io’s Katherine Ward: “Working with the NHS can be complicated, but with the right partners it’s absolutely possible.”

Can femtech help the NHS? In our brand new Femtech TV series no other than DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas sits down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore just that! Tune in and and if you like check out the other episodes in this series on Femtech TV! In this episode, Jenny Thomas speaks with Katherine Ward,…

Attn:Grace Adds 900K in Funding and Announces Strategic Collaboration with AARP Innovation Labs to Destigmatize Women’s Aging

Today Attn: Grace, a subscription-based, sustainable wellness brand for women as they age, announced the launch of a new, strategic collaboration with AARP Innovation Labs and an additional round of $900,000 in pre-seed funding. Tusk Venture Partners led the round, joined by existing investor, Precursor Ventures, and new investors Joyance Partners and Social Starts. This brings Attn: Grace’s total funding to $2 million…