Health and Wellness

Format: 2017-02-22
Format: 2017-02-22
February 09, 2017 | 90 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11910

Overview of the assisted reproductive technology market

Extensive research carried out by the analysts at Technavio has shown that the global assisted reproductive technology will witness steady growth and will post a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. A significant increase in the income levels of consumers around the world is one of the primary factors driving the growth prospects for the assisted reproductive technology market over the coming years. The disposable income is increasing globally, especially at a fast rate in developing countries such as India, China, Brazil, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Similarly, the developed countries such as the US has witnessed a sharp rise in disposable income of people. This significant development has enabled men and women who are not able to conceive to undergo fertility treatments using assisted reproductive technology to boost the chances of having children.

According to this market research report, with the increasing acceptance of same-sex marriages, the market for assisted reproductive technology is anticipated to have a positive outlook in the coming years. Social and legal acceptance of same-sex marriages has also led to a rise in sperm donations and the use of fertility services. For instance, according to a research by the Williams Institute, in the US, an estimated six million children in the country had same-sex couples as parents. Moreover, the use of donor sperm for same-sex female couples increased from 15% before the legalization of same-sex marriages to 20% after the legalization of the same.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global assisted reproductive technology market is


February 03, 2017 | 81 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11839

Global outlook of the CO2 incubator market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global CO2 incubator market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of more than 8% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the increase in R&D investments in several countries across the globe to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the carbon dioxide incubator market in the coming years. It has been observed that the economies of developing countries grow faster than that of the developed countries, which will result in the construction of several new research facilities and institutes in these regions. The US witnessed the investment of more than USD 28 billion towards R&D in the field of biotechnology by major companies during 2015. Similarly, countries such as France, Switzerland, and South Korea also witnessed huge R&D investments towards the expansion of research facilities in various fields including biotechnology, clinical research, microbiology, and cancer research. This increase in research facilities will consequently lead to the rise in demand for laboratory incubators and other equipment, fueling the growth of the market.

This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the laboratory CO2 incubator market by the end of the forecast period. The rise in focus of several countries in the region towards crop research to meet the demands of the increasing population and the growth in funds and grants from governments towards research in the field of genomics


January 27, 2017 | 80 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11616

Overview of the global female condoms market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts that the global female condoms market will grow at a CAGR of around 9% between 2017 and 2021. The global female condoms market is primarily driven by the rise in public health campaigns and marketing programs by the governments and NGOs. The governments across the world are significantly propelling the use of subsidized condoms through social marketing initiatives. Also, the rapid surge in the number of unplanned pregnancies has prompted women to protect themselves when their partners do not want to use a male condom. Female condoms are not only hormone-free but also provide protection against STIs. Studies indicate that the use of female condoms has increased the number of protected sex acts worldwide and a reduction in the number STIs, which is likely to have a positive impact on demand during the forecast period. Also, the easy availability of these condoms in pharmacies and online retail channels will further contribute to higher revenues in the global market during the forecast period.

Besides promoting female condoms as pregnancy, STI, and STD deterrents, several manufacturers in the market are laying emphasis on the pleasure dimension of the female condoms. For instance, IXu company has stated that women can have an orgasm upon usage of its female condom, which makes it more desirable to users rather than using no condom at all. As per a UAFC research, men often perceive female condoms as less restrictive and more pleasurable. Producing such a positive demand will promote the development of a commercial market for female condoms and will also increase their supply in the global market.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global female condoms market comprises a limited number of players that are privately owned and operated, and deal in diverse segments


January 09, 2017 | 69 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11464

Overview of the global contraceptive sponges market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global contraceptive sponges market to grow moderately over the predicted period, registering a growth rate of over 2%. Owing to the growing attention towards adolescent fertility, the use of contraceptives is gaining momentum. Several healthcare providers are imparting education about contraceptive alternatives, their pros and cons, availability, accuracy, and costs to enable them to choose the best contraceptive method based on their lifestyle, desired family size, desire for children, and intended timing for pregnancy. Vendors in the market are also ensuring timely availability and anonymous packaging of products, thereby leading to a high demand for contraceptive sponges in the market. At present, there are only a few approved products available in the market for consumers using contraceptive sponges. Such existing unmet need is attracting several big companies worldwide to make R&D investments to develop new solutions. The development and regulatory approval of contraceptive products from various recognized bodies will also reduce the entry of low-quality products in the market.

Currently, the market is witnessing a huge surge in online marketing programs and public health campaigns encouraging for contraceptive usage and raising health awareness, resulting in decreased number of unintended pregnancies. PSI's social marketing programs is a growing marketing and promotional platform, which offers creative, effective, and successful ideas to offer reproductive health products and services worldwide, specifically in developing countries. The growing inclination of educated young adults toward social networking sites has prompted vendors to invest more in these platforms to target young adults.

Competitive landscape and key


January 06, 2017 | 74 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11422

Overview of the global foot insoles market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global foot insoles market to grow at a CAGR of close to 7% between 2017 and 2021. The increase in the incidence of orthotic disorders, such as arthritis, bursitis, Paget's disease, and fractures, is likely to boost the market growth. Vendors in the market are focusing on major growth areas, such as preventive care and outpatient care, and are introducing innovative insoles for efficient cushioning and support. One of the latest developments that the market is witnessing is the growing demand for premium and customized products. The growing customized foot insoles segment works on 3D printing, in which the foot can be scanned, and the insole can be mass produced with the precise measurements. Also, vendors are coming up with eco-friendly materials, such as recycled rubber, plastic materials, organic cotton, and water-based adhesives, for insoles. Moreover, the growing prevalence of e-commerce platforms has prompted a huge surge in the online shopping of insoles owing to faster shipping services and greater varieties.

Geographically, APAC is anticipated to be the fastest-growing region in the global market for foot insoles over the predicted period. Much of the region’ growth can be attributed to the rising awareness and incidence of diabetic diseases. The surge in investments in healthcare infrastructure and the rise in the disposable income of the people has led to the constant growth of this market, as most treatments are paid through out-of-pocket payment. Several manufacturers in the region have come up with educational and training programs for medical professionals to increase the awareness of foot insoles.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Characterized by the presence of many players that are privately owned and operated, the global foot insoles market is extremely


January 02, 2017 | 72 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11331

Overview of the global electric shaver market

The global electric shaver market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and post a CAGR of close to 4% during the forecast period. The increased benefits provided by electric shavers will drive the growth prospects for the market in the forthcoming years. Some of the major factors responsible for the increasing demand of electric shavers includes the ease of use coupled with fast and effective results. Since most of these products have flexible heads that can easily follow the contours of the face, consumers experience an increased comfort and convenience while shaving. Also, unlike razor blades, the electric shaver causes little or no skin irritation and no bleeding during the close shave. Furthermore, the market is witnessing a high preference for the product since it is cost-effective and offers do-it-yourself methods for unwanted hair removal which eliminates the need for visiting parlors or salons. Moreover, electric shavers help in avoiding painful waxing experience and the unpleasant odor of hair removal creams.

The growing trend of sporting a beard will drive the growth prospects for the global electric shaver market in the coming years. It has been noted that since 2014, the popularity of sporting beard has been increasing as it is gaining social acceptance in public spots including the workplace. Also, according to the market research and analysis, more than 40% of men are sporting a beard on a global level that has resulted in an increase in beard grooming products from 42% in 2014 to more than 45% in 2016. Billy Jealousy Beard Conditioner, The Bearded Man Natural Beard Oil, Beardilizer Beard Nutritional Complex, and Balea Men’s 3 Day beard conditioning gel are available for beard grooming are some of the popular beard grooming products available in the market.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global


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