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Global Wellness News™ | May 25th, 2023

How to Close the Gender Health Gap

Women’s health care and outcomes have long come second to those of men. But new initiatives and a wave of health tech innovators may finally rebalance this. Meet Christina. She’s a healthy 20-year-old British woman, but she’s been suffering from heavy periods and menstrual cramps that have become too painful to manage.

Peloton aims to rebrand as a fitness company for all with focus
on app, tiered subscription pricing

Peloton unveiled a new marketing strategy designed to capture a new customer base.
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Health optimization platform Lifeforce raises $12M Series A round

Tech Lifeforce, a health optimization platform co-founded by life coach Tony Robbins, has raised a $12M Series A round co-led by Peterson Ventures and M13 with participation from tennis legend Serena Williams and longtime NHL player Scottie Upshall.

NWTO: Mountain tourism now accounts for up to 16 per cent of international tourist arrivals | spabusiness.com news

Mountain tourism represents between nine and 16 per cent of all international tourist arrivals worldwide as people head for sport, health and wellbeing travel. The figure comes from a report, by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which shows that, in 2019 alone, there were between 195 and 375 million “mountain tourists”.

January AI Launches Predictive Metabolic Health Platform

January AI is using artificial intelligence to make continuous glucose monitoring a one-and-done. The latest: The metabolic health platform launched its generative AI-enabled app, using data from CGMs to predict users’ responses to up to 32M foods and make lifestyle recommendations based on real-time learned data.

Skin Pharm Receives $15 Million Investment From Prelude Growth Partners

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–()– Skin Pharm, a modern beauty brand and leading aesthetic skin care clinic, today announced the company has received a minority investment from Prelude Growth Partners, a female-founded growth equity firm focused on high-potential, fast-growing consumer brands. The fifteen-million-dollar investment will fund the Company’s aggressive clinic expansion plans nationwide and contribute to ongoing product development.

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