A New Survey from the Society for Women’s Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing Washington, DC – October 29, 2014 – Four in... read more
Washington, D.C. – The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), the nation’s leading voice on the study of biological differences between women and men, has released a white paper about the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policies requiring investigators to address sex and gender issues in the design and conduct of NIH-funded preclinical studies. For nearly 25 years, SWHR has been advocating for research on sex differences in preclinical and clinical research.
Washington, D.C. – A new action plan released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the participation of women, minorities, and the elderly in research trials was welcomed today by four leading health organizations as taking an important step toward closing the health care disparities gap. The groups called on the agency to implement the plan swiftly.