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 [...]
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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 [...]
February 11, 2019 By Dr. Andrea Lukes, MD, MHSc, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer, Health Decisions 2018 was a positive year for women’s health. We saw the release of groundbreaking treatments targeting female populations. Further, there were increased research efforts to support new drugs and diagnostics focused on health issues that predominantly impact women. These advances [...]
A Q&A with Dr. Régine Sitruk-Ware December 17, 2018 Clinical research in contraceptive care has led to several new treatment options in recent years, but with many needs still unaddressed, researchers continue to seek alternative solutions. Dr. Régine Sitruk-Ware of the Population Council’s Center for Biomedical Research, recently named one of the 50 most influential [...]