Technology Trends To Watch In Women’s Healthby The Daily Eye Team December 30 2016, 6:47 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 36 secs
The past year was not a great one for women’s health technology. First there was the Bluetooth-enabled “smart tampon” that raised eyebrows with its clunky and impractical design. Then came security concerns that hackers might be able to access private health data from mobile apps designed to help women track their menstrual cycles and fertility. We’re hoping 2017 is better. Luckily, more startups are realizing that women and men have different health needs. As a result, more companies than ever are developing new products and services to address childbirth, contraception, and medical conditions specific to women. Here are some of the most interesting women’s health technologies in the pipeline.