A new national survey shows that while the majority of people (64%) believe sexual health correlates with overall satisfaction in life, more than a quarter shy away from addressing challenges with their doctor.
SpermCheck in August gained additional retail distribution for its SpermCheck Fertility, an FDA-approved at-home screening test that determines with 98% accuracy whether a man has a normal or low sperm count. Infertility affects nearly 7 million U.S. couples every year.
Bayer HealthCare and HealthyWomen on Thursday launched the Family Size Matters initiative to help educate women who are done, or think they may be done, having children about their family planning, including permanent birth control.
i-Health has been carving out new niches with its feminine pain reliever brand Estroven, which as a brand family generated more than $37.2 million in sales across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 29, 2013, according to IRI.
Insight Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced the introduction of the e.p.t Preconception Health Test, a new product that measures vaginal acidity and indicates the presence of infections so women can visit their doctor and seek treatment before trying to conceive.
A daily low dose of aspirin does not appear to prevent subsequent pregnancy loss among women with a history of one or two prior pregnancy losses, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
Church & Dwight on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the First Response Gold Digital Pregnancy Test to determine if a woman is pregnant up to six days before her missed period and with more than 99% accuracy from the day of her expected period.
CPG manufacturers may have another reason to ensure their products can be advertised as "BPA-free." Exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) could be a contributing factor to why some couples are having difficulty conceiving, reported Catherine Racowsky, director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital and author of the BPA study.
Swiss Precision Diagnostics unveiled the new Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists here.
Procter & Gamble launched Clearblue Advanced Digital Ovulation Test, the only ovulation test that can identify a woman’s four best days to get pregnant, two more days than any other test on the market, according to the company.
E.p.t, creator of the original home pregnancy test, has partnered with the American Fertility Association to support the vast community of those who are actively trying to conceive during National Infertility Awareness Month this April.
Women deficient in vitamin D early in their pregnancies are more likely to deliver babies with lower birth weights, according to research released last week by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.