Women’s Health

Women’s health startup Maven raises $90 million in post-Roe v. wade

Founder and CEO of Maven Clinic Kate Ryder, the $1 billion first female health tech unicorn. Daniel Zuchnik | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Maven, the women’s and family health startup, has raised $90 million in a new fundraising round and in a challenging environment for venture capital funding. The round, led by General …

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Government ambassador warns abortion is ‘fundamental’ part of healthcare after Tory voting records come to light

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive Health Week analysis Receive our free health check email Access to abortion is a “fundamental” part of women’s health care, the government’s ambassador for women’s health has warned. Dame Lesley Regan, who was appointed the government’s ambassador for women’s health in July, said in …

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New study hopes to offer women in Singapore personalized breast screening

SINGAPORE — While breast cancer screening guidelines in Singapore are currently based on age, an ongoing study hopes to make the case for a risk-based approach to screening for the disease. Female breast cancer is the most common cancer here, affecting more than 2,000 women each year, and more than 400 die from the disease …

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The new gynecology clinic at the Laois hospital hailed by the Minister of Health

A new women’s health clinic opened at a hospital in Laois will ‘wipe out the waiting list’ for women in the Midlands, the health minister has said. Minister Stephen Donnelly visited Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise on Friday December 2, meeting staff at the new specialty clinic which opened six months ago. The clinic aims …

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‘The Janes’ Directors Explain How Donald Trump Boosted Their Film Recalling What It Was Like For Women Before Roe V. Wade – Suitors Documentary

Shortly after Donald Trump became President of the United States in January 2017, he began stacking federal courts with conservative judges. Realizing what was at stake, the team behind HBO Documentary Films’ abortion documentary The Janes began creating a story to remind the public of what happened 50 years ago when women did not have …

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Women’s Health Dashboard Highlights Need for Institute

AUSTRALIA ranks first in the world for women’s education, but 70th for women’s economic security and opportunity. While there have always been female-specific physical and mental health burdens, growing financial inequality and the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated these inequalities. Our National Women’s Health and Wellbeing Dashboard launched on Monday 5th December 2022 highlighted the decline …

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Income equality for Australian women in 200 years, affecting health and well-being: report

Australian women have lower incomes, less engagement in the labor market and poorer health than men, according to a report led by Monash University. Australia’s first Women’s Health and Wellbeing Dashboard: Towards Equity for Women found that at current rates it will take 70 years to achieve full-time employment equality with men , and more …

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