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Health
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04
May

Inspirational Woman: Pooja Raichura | Clinical Pharmacist, Echo

Pooja Raichura is a Clinical Pharmacist for Echo. Echo was founded just over three years ago and already has 100,000 patient downloads so far and a Net Promotor Score of 83. Echo is on the NHS Digital app store, one of the approved digital tools available to patients, and is an NHS GP Systems of...
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22
Dec

The future looks great for women in health tech – but we all have to do our bit

This blog is written to support the ‘Women Entrepreneurs in Health Tech’ category, part of Year 4 of the AXA Health Tech & You Awards While half the world’s population is female, and most health decisions are carried out by women, only nine per cent of health tech businesses are founded by women, just nine...
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21
Dec

The time is now for women entrepreneurs in health – especially if you are over 50

This blog is written to support the ‘Women Entrepreneurs in Health Tech’ category, part of Year 4 of the AXA Health Tech & You Awards. The story of Ridhi Tariyal who invented the ‘tampon of the future’ (as the New York Times headlined it when they published it in 2016) tells us many things about the...
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sex
06
Dec

A lifetime of low pay and inequality leads to poverty for older women, study says

  Older women more likely to be poor and die sooner due to lifetime of low pay and inequality, according to a study. The study by the Centre for Ageing Better found that women aged between 65-69 suffered the worst discrimination with just 36 per cent receiving the full state pension in 2014. It also found...
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Ashley Graham
09
Oct

Ashley Graham hits back at online trolls criticising her workout videos

Supermodel Ashley Graham has called out social media trolls after they criticised videos of her working out. The plus-size model posted an Instagram clip of herself at the gym, using the hashtag #curvyfit, to show that the gym is for everyone. Her post, which reached over 5.3 million Instagram followers, received negative comments from users,...
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09
Oct

Worlds top fitstagrammer earns a third of male counterpart’s income

Despite making up 84 per cent of Instagram’s fitness bloggers, women are still being paid significantly less than male bloggers. Sommer Ray, the most popular ‘fitstagrammer’ on Instagram, is estimated to earn £4 million a year. The fitness star can earn $26,275 (£20,000) per post – which amass up to 500,000 likes – with the images...
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04
Oct

Expressing your creativity could benefit your health and career

New research has suggested that millennials could be approaching a ‘creativity crisis’. A survey from art app Bloom found that almost three quarters of those surveyed regretted not going for a more creative career. It also discovered that 64 per cent of respondents felt they were failing to live up to their creative potential, with that...
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Female Doctors
06
Sep

Women suffering period pain urged to be checked by GP for endometriosis

Women suffering from period pain have been advised to see their doctor for signs of endometriosis, amid concerns that GP’s need to be more aware of the disease. New NHS guidance, the first-ever on endometriosis, says women are waiting seven and a half years on average for a diagnosis. The disease, which affects one in...
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