HD begins (another) new era of supporting vital reproductive health research By Clint Dart, Vice President, Biostatistics and Programming, Health Decisions 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 of new contraceptive [...]
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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 with AMAG’s unblush.com, [...]
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 inflammatory conditions. Novan [...]
This #CTD2019, there is much to celebrate. 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 our industry to [...]
Celebrating the faces behind our women’s health research 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 Health Decisions for [...]
ACOG attendees show their support for women’s health in Music City 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 management treatments and [...]
How social media and big data are changing the way we recruit 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 – has proven [...]
Why sexual health must be part of the conversation during Women’s Health Week and every week! 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 marks the launch [...]
Celebrating women’s health and looking to the future 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 Women’s Health Week, [...]
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 [...]