Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on all things femtech and women’s health innovation. This is an excerpt from the latest edition. If you’d like to subscribe, you can do so at the bottom of this page.
Caraway, a digital health startup targeting college women, raises $16.75M in Series A funding.
Midnight Health, Australia’s same-day abortion pill delivery pioneer, adds $24M in Series B funding.
Future Medical raises £4,37M after winning FDA approval for its ED topical gel.
Women-led BrainTrust Founders Studio launches $25M fund to invest in beauty and wellness brands by Black founders.
Thiel-backed Recharge Capital announces a $200M women’s healthcare investment vehicle.
Owlet receives FDA clearance for its infant health monitoring sock.
Bone Health Technologies presents promising clinical trial data of wearable treatment for osteopenia in post-menopausal women.
Vistogen‘s PH80 nasal spray shows promising results in menopausal hot flash study.
Pear Suite joins forces with OutCare Health to bolster LGBTQ+ healthcare access in the US.
Ovarian cancer treatment: FDA approves clinical trials for Leads Biolabs‘ LBL-033.
US-based wellness brand Kindra brings its menopause solutions to the UK market.
Women’s health company Mithra reports promising data for its CSF-1R inhibitor in preclinical cancer models.
AI-powered health care model proves successful in reducing preterm births and NICU admissions.
Shine a Light on HS: Novartis launches awareness campaign for chronic rare skin disease.
In the Know
Innovation in Infant Nutrition: Breastfeeding (Femtech Insider)
Elevating Women’s Health Representation: Getty Images and Dove Award Grants for Inclusive Visual Storytelling (Femtech Insider)
Millions of women are working during menopause, but US law isn’t clear on employees’ rights or employer obligations (The Conversation)
Beijing is offering to pay for IVF and most other fertility treatments after China recorded its first population decline in more than 60 years (Business Insider)
Scientist report creation of first human synthetic model embryos (CNN)
When Doctors Don’t Believe Women’s Pain (Chatelaine)
Egg freezing rises as more women look to preserve fertility (BBC)
Aspiring Fathers Open Up About the Emotional Toll of Fertility Issues (The New York Times)
Could endometriosis be caused by bacteria? Study offers fresh clues (Nature)