Tag: Women’s Health

4 Unique Health Benefits of Mindful Meditation For Women

The reasons why many people turn to mindful meditation are somewhat universal. People want a safe and effective way to reduce stress, relieve pain and promote a better overall health. But amidst the world of health benefits that researchers directly link to mindful meditation, there are a number related, specifically, to women. Thanks to several studies on how meditation affects the female…

Cary Caster on Turning Aromatherapy into a Profitable Venture

Cary Caster, an aromatherapist and ethnobotanist, has founded a company that is making aromatherapy and essential oils accessible and user-friendly for the masses. Aromatherapy – relaxation, healing through oils and blends and the purest of ingredients have a tendency to be perceived as a whimsical field, especially given the lack of information, until now. Caster is bringing the information, the science,…

Digital Contraceptives And Period Trackers: The Rise of Femtech.

With market predicted to be worth $50billion by 2025, is women’s health no longer being overlooked by tech? Digital contraceptive techniques have been on the receiving end of bad press recently after Swedish company Natural Cycles was described as “misleading” by the UK’s advertising body, and a number of women complained about becoming pregnant while relying on the app. But…

Lola Modernizes Feminine Tampons

Lola, the new direct-to-consumer tampon brand founded by two Dartmouth grads, Jordana Kier and Alexandra Friedman, is on a mission to revolutionize the feminine care category. The NYC-based startup aims to improve a professional woman’s feminine care across her reproductive cycle starting with its convenient and flexible online subscription service, tampon ingredient and design enhancements, transparent business model, and modern…

Health Discovery: Women Have More Active Brains Than Men, says Scientists.

Did you know Women’s brains are significantly more active in many more regions than men’s? according to new research by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.  A study by scientists from Amen Clinics in California led the biggest brain imaging survey to date. It compared over 46,000 brain scans from nine clinics and analyzed the differences between male and female brains. The…

Empowerment: Women’s Health & Well-being Can Drive Sustainable Economic Growth.

Panelists from the upcoming “Healthy Women, Healthy Economies: Enhancing Women’s Economic Participation by Improving Women’s Health and Wellbeing” concurrent session at Women Deliver talk about the connection between improving women’s health and wellbeing and expanding their economic participation, and the powerful impact it can have on our global economic health and the lives of women everywhere. Q: How can improving…

HuffPost: The Reason Why Women’s Well-Being Should Take Center Stage.

Sona Dimidjian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research addresses the treatment and prevention of depression, with a particular focus on the mental health of women during pregnancy and postpartum. Richard J. Davidson is a leading expert on the study of emotions and how they affect well-being. He…