A look at the 2010s: Past advancement inspiring a new decade in women’s health

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 [...]

A look at the 2010s: Past advancement inspiring a new decade in women’s health 2020-02-12T16:37:12+00:00

Contraception: Past and Future

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 [...]

Contraception: Past and Future 2020-02-20T14:50:19+00:00

Low sex drive? It’s more complicated than you may think.

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 [...]

Low sex drive? It’s more complicated than you may think. 2020-02-20T14:51:47+00:00

Progress in HPV: Novan Receives Grant for Further Research on Women’s Health Candidates

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 [...]

Progress in HPV: Novan Receives Grant for Further Research on Women’s Health Candidates 2020-02-20T14:54:53+00:00

Making Strides in Women’s Health

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 [...]

Making Strides in Women’s Health 2020-01-13T13:20:46+00:00

Clinical Trials Day

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 [...]

Clinical Trials Day 2020-02-20T15:21:41+00:00

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week at #ACOG19

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 [...]

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week at #ACOG19 2020-02-20T15:22:21+00:00

Dating Apps and Clinical Research

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 [...]

Dating Apps and Clinical Research 2020-02-20T15:23:27+00:00

Let’s Talk About Sex

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 [...]

Let’s Talk About Sex 2020-02-20T15:24:30+00:00

Oh, How Far We’ve Come

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 [...]

Oh, How Far We’ve Come 2020-02-20T15:25:03+00:00
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