Tag Archives: Women

As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Many employers in the tech industry and beyond are looking to retain talent by offering some level of coverage for egg-greezing. These now include Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Yahoo and Uber, to name just a few. David Schlanger, the CEO of a company called Progyny which works with many of these large employers to help women… Read More »

Doctors trying to prevent recurrent miscarriages were misguided in looking only at women

Faulty sperm may be the reason why women suffer multiple miscarriages, scientists suspect, after finding that men whose partners struggle to carry a child to term have more DNA errors. Researchers at Imperial College investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had experienced three or more consecutive miscarriages. After comparing the results with… Read More »

Military women may face barriers to contraception

(Reuters Health) – Female soldiers on active duty may struggle to get contraception, a small U.S. study suggests. Although unintended pregnancies are more common in the military than among U.S. women in general, military treatment facilities and Tricare, the military health insurance program for active duty service members, only offer abortions in cases of rape,… Read More »