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Index Fund’s portfolio is driving long-overdue innovation in femcare

U.K. startup Daye is rethinking female intimate care from a woman’s perspective, starting with a ****** infused with cannabidiol that tackles period pain. It’s also quietly demolishing the retrograde approach to product design that women are still subjected to in the mass market “femcare” space — an anti-philosophy that not only peddles stale and sexist ...

Popular period-tracking apps are sharing a ton of data with Facebook

09.09.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Information about your mood, *** life, and (if you're a woman) menstrual cycle is highly personal stuff; it's also super valuable to advertisers. And according to a new report, if you use certain period-tracking apps, you could be sending that intima... ...

Period app Clue hopes to find out if you have PCOS

Clue, an app built on machine learning to track a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle, has been paying close attention lately to those with irregular periods. The Berlin-based company hopes to identify what may be causing those irregular cycles and then calculate a woman’s risk of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in order to get her the ...

Femtech’s billion-dollar year

Cora, which sells organic tampons and pads, has raised $7.5 million. It's the latest in a long series of deals in the femtech space. ...

It’s a new era for fertility tech

We explored venture capitalists' latest bets on fertility and contraception tech, including Modern Fertility, Extend Fertility, Natural Cycles, Nurx, Clue and more. ...

Drinking more water may help women avoid UTIs, new study says

If you are a woman who struggles with the pain of recurring urinary tract infections, a new study suggests that drinking more water could help.

Women who got recurring bladder infections (they're also called urinary tract infections, or UTIs) who added 1.5 liters of water to their daily intake over 12 months were 50% less likely ...