Tagged fertility


Platform developed to help women identify optimal fertile days

Healthcare company Concepta has launched a new self-test platform to allow women to identify their optimal fertile days, therefore improving their chances of naturally getting pregnant. myLotus has been developed to allow women to monitor their fertile phase as part of their menstrual cycle. The test quantitively measures personalised hormone levels and the ‘rate-of-change’ of…


Study shows wearable could detect pregnancy

Clinical trial results indicate that Ava’s cycle-tracking wearable has potential for future use in pregnancy detection. In a recent clinical trial Ava conducted in collaboration with University Hospital of Zurich, the Ava bracelet captured physiological changes known to occur in early pregnancy. More specifically, significant differences in heart rate variability, pulse rate, and temperature between…


Doctor warns against world’s first contraceptive app

A fertility app has become the world’s first, regulatory sanctioned app, to be approved for contraception. Natural Cycles, a fertility tracking app that women can use to help pinpoint their fertility, was approved as a class IIb medical device by worldwide regulatory body, Tüv Süd. The app works by identifying a woman’s ovulation and fertile window…

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