Ongoing efforts to recognize gender differences in clinical research are helping to address women’s health needs March 6, 2020 International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th for more than a century. This year’s theme, #EachforEqual, focuses on the importance of improving gender equality. In honor of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the [...]
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Health Decisions continues the quest for improved women’s health outcomes as the new decade begins January 31, 2020 By Dr. Patrick Phillips, CEO, Health Decisions I’m blessed to have a wonderful mother, wife and three incredible daughters. With so many important women in my life, it seems only natural that I’ve found my way to [...]
HD begins (another) new era of supporting vital reproductive health research By Clint Dart, Vice President, Biostatistics and Programming, Health Decisions September 16, 2019 The contraceptive market has changed substantially since the first birth control pill was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1960. Past research has led to the availability [...]
September 10, 2019 By Kristen Snipes, Director, Clinical Operations Internet personality and women’s health advocate, Madge the Vag by Scary Mommy recently shared two Instagram videos tackling hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), a bothersome decrease in the desire to engage in sexual activity affecting an estimated ten percent of women. The videos, launched in partnership [...]
August 28, 2019 In 1998, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Robert F. Furchgott, Dr. Louis J. Ignarro and Ferid Murad for their research identifying nitric oxide as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system. Since then, studies have demonstrated the benefit of nitric oxide in several indications, including cancer and [...]
Health Decisions and DSP Clinical Research Form Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Reproductive Research
Durham, N.C. and Fairfield, N.J., June 18, 2019 – Health Decisions, Inc., a full-service contract research organization (CRO) specializing in women’s health clinical research and diagnostic development, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with DSP Clinical Research, a full-service CRO specializing in reproductive endocrinology/infertility studies. Patrick Phillips, CEO, Health Decisions “We [...]
This #CTD2019, there is much to celebrate. May 20, 2019 A guest blog by Dr. Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD, IF Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, MacDonald Women’s Hospital Professor, Departments of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Clinical Trials Day, on May 20, is an opportunity for [...]
Celebrating the faces behind our women’s health research May 20, 2019 When Jacqueline Benton graduated from North Carolina’s Meredith College in 2018 she knew she wanted to work in the medical field and she knew that she wanted to help women. But the details were still a little fuzzy. Then she saw a job posting at [...]
ACOG attendees show their support for women’s health in Music City May 15, 2019 This year’s theme at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) focused on accessing the spectrum of quality health care. This included technological advances in surgery, the latest in mental health and pain [...]
How social media and big data are changing the way we recruit May 14, 2019 By Amber Blackmon, Senior Clinical Trial Lead, Health Decisions If you want to attract young, sexually-active men and women to a clinical trial, try Tinder. It may sound like a glib suggestion, but social media advertising – and ads on Tinder in particular [...]