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October 22, 2018

More Than Just Anatomy: Sex Differences in the Lower Urinary Tract

A new SWHR report highlights how improving our knowledge about sex differences in cell biology in the female and male lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in the diagnosis…
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October 17, 2018

Hill Briefing: Addressing Migraine Burden Through Research and Policy

To draw attention to the need for research and policy changes to address migraine burden, advocacy group Research!America hosted a congressional briefing on Oct. 3 that included SWHR President and…
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October 15, 2018

SWHR Remembers Former Board Member Colleen Conway-Welch

Former SWHR Board member and dedicated women’s health advocate Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, RN, died on Oct. 13 after a battle with cancer.
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October 9, 2018

Veterans Health Administration: Making Changes to Better Serve Women

Women are the fastest-growing segment within the U.S. veteran population and account for nearly 10 percent of the people served by the Veterans Health Administration.
October 3, 2018

SWHR Applauds Report Addressing Research Gaps on Safe, Effective Therapies for Pregnant and Lactating Women

The Society for Women’s Health Research commends the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women for its comprehensive, evidence-based report with pragmatic recommendations for addressing critical…
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September 19, 2018

Hormones and Migraine: A Lifelong Connection

For women with migraine, fluctuating hormonal levels both during their monthly menstrual cycle and over the course of their lifespan are intimately connected to their experience with migraine.
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August 28, 2018

Speeding Progress in Migraine Requires Unraveling Sex Differences

To decrease the substantial health and economic burden of migraine, researchers need to address how the disease differs between women and men, according to a report from the Society for…
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August 14, 2018

Studying Sex Differences Benefits Both Women and Men — Here’s Why

Most of what we know about human health and disease is based on research on men. This is because, until the 1990s, women of reproductive age were actively excluded from…
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June 22, 2018

Spurring Innovation in Endometriosis Through Policy Changes

The Society for Women’s Health Research brought together three leading endometriosis experts for a congressional briefing on June 19 to discuss the current state of endometriosis research as well as…