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 is investigating the potential application of nitric oxide in the treatment of human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV-related conditions, with an […]
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 celebrate the accomplishments we’ve achieved through clinical research, and to consider the work remaining to be done. This year I think it is especially important 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 a Clinical Trail Associate (CTA) on LinkedIn, and she knew it was the right fit. “It was a way to bring all of my […]
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 to be a surprisingly effective […]
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, which begins May 12, it’s a good opportunity to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished — […]
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 and working to better the balance for the women of today and tomorrow. We believe a healthy woman can help heal the world.