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    SWHR launches “Beyond The Bruises” campaign highlighting the effects Of domestic violence on chronic disease

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    SWHR honors NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins at 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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    SWHR works with researchers and clinicians to advance the field of sex-based biology.

SWHR ® is a national non-profit based in Washington D.C. that is widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to transforming women’s health through science, advocacy, and education.

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SWHR Supports FDA Decision to Approve Female Sexual Dysfunction Treatment

Posted on 18 August 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) applauds the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the approval of Flibanserin, the first ever medical treatment option for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).

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The Society for Women’s Health Research Announces Three New Board Members

Posted on 17 August 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) is excited to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board are Nieca Goldberg, MD, Bruce McEwen, PhD., and David Page, MD.

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SWHR and The Endocrine Society Argue for the Inclusion of Females in Research at Congressional Briefing

Posted on 28 July 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), in collaboration with the Endocrine Society, hosted a congressional briefing on “Maximizing the Benefits of Biomedical Research: A Tale of Mice and Men, Why We Need to Balance the Study of Males and Females.”

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Congressional Briefing to Explore Biological Sex Differences’ Impact on Medical Research

Posted on 02 July 2015

Washington, D.C.—The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) and the Endocrine Society and are co-sponsoring a Congressional briefing on July 10 to examine the need to include more female subjects in preclinical and clinical biomedical research – a move that could revolutionize medical research and scientific discovery.

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SWHR Applauds NIH’s New Inclusion Of Sex As A Biological Variable

Posted on 12 June 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR ®) supports the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) move to include sex as a biological variable in future research. Since 1990, SWHR has been working to increase equality in healthcare research, knowing that there are biological sex differences between women and men, and that these differences matter.