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Study team discusses digital research innovations at National Summit on the Health of Women

June 17, 2021: The Apple Women’s Health Study team led a session on “Digital Innovations for Women’s Health Research” during the 2021 National Summit on the Health of Women. The summit, presented by the Brigham and Women’s Marry Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, convened a multi-stakeholder group of bioscience experts to celebrate recent advancements in women’s health and advance innovative research.
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Apple Women’s Health Study releases preliminary data to help destigmatize menstrual symptoms

March 9, 2021: The Apple Women’s Health Study team at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has released preliminary scientific data on women and their menstrual symptoms, contributed by a cohort of 10,000 participants of varying ages and races across the U.S. participating in the study through Apple’s Research app. The data could advance the science around women’s health and help destigmatize menstruation, according to the researchers.
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Apple Women’s Health Study celebrates first anniversary

November 14, 2020: This month marks the first anniversary of the launch of the revolutionary Apple Women’s Health Study. The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health along with Apple and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) are working to gain a deeper understanding of how demographic and lifestyle factors could have an impact on menstrual cycles and gynecologic conditions including infertility, menopause, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
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A Better Flow Chart for Medical Discovery

Spring 2020: The Apple Women’s Health Study—a unique partnership among Apple Inc., the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—has set out to demystify and illuminate menstruation and accord it the scientific scrutiny and social acceptance it deserves.
Feature in the Harvard Public Health Magazine
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Gaining insight into women’s health

March 6, 2020: Could an app help scientists better understand menstruation, fertility, and menopause? On an episode of Harvard Chan This Week in Health, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and JP Onnela talk about the groundbreaking Apple Women’s Health Study.
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