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 [...]
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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 [...]
Why sexual health must be part of the conversation during Women’s Health Week and every week! May 13, 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 Today [...]
Celebrating women’s health and looking to the future April 5, 2019 A guest blog by Dr. Amy M. Miller, President and CEO, Society for Women’s Health Research The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) has spent the past 30 years promoting and improving women’s health through science, policy, and education. As we prepare for National [...]
Equal access to health care is an important part of building a gender-balanced world March 8, 2019 Today, we honor all women around the world as we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, #BalanceforBetter, reminds us of the value of a gender-balanced world. At Health Decisions, we're challenging the status quo in women's health [...]
March 7, 2019 From March 7-10 in Atlanta, GA, advocates, researchers and other representatives from the healthcare industry will meet to discuss the latest in women’s sexual health at the Joint International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) and International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Meeting. This year, several presentations will focus [...]
Increased understanding of the human papillomavirus can lead to better health outcomes and medical advancement March 4, 2019 By Andrea S. Lukes, MD, MHSc, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer, Health Decisions and Elizabeth Messersmith, PhD, Chief Development Officer, Novan March 4, 2019 is the second annual International HPV Awareness Day. This event, initiated by the International [...]
With treatment responses differing among men and women, it is critical to consider sex differences in clinical studies February 19, 2019 By Kristen Snipes, Director, Clinical Operations, Health Decisions Is being female a pre-existing condition? In the world of clinical research that was once the prevailing notion. In the past, researchers excluded women from trials [...]