NIPS Resource Guide Helps Prepare Mothers Throughout Their Pregnancy Journeys  
By Monica Lefton, SWHR Communications Manager.   Each cell in the human body contains chromosomes of genetic material coded in DNA…
NASEM Report Calls for Improved Diversity in Research
By Joy S. Braun, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships. The recently released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and…
SWHR Assumes Administration Responsibilities of the Coalition to Advance Maternal Therapeutics
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) this month announced that it will be overseeing the administration of the Coalition…
Alzheimer’s Briefing Sheds Light on Alzheimer’s Disease’s Effect on Women  
By Amy Luther, Communications and Policy Intern.    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disorder that progressively decreases functional thinking,…
Empowerment through Diagnosis: Improving Livelihoods for Women Living with Psoriatic Arthritis
Of the more than 8 million Americans with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by patches of red or…
“Sex Differences in the Brain” Commentary Argues for Ongoing Sex Differences Research  
By Monica Lefton, Communications Manager.   “The presence, magnitude, and significance of sex differences in the human brain are hotly debated…
How Osteoporosis Broke My Spine, But Not My Spirit
Guest blog by Christine Thomas, Author of Unbreakable: A Woman’s Triumph Over Osteoporosis. Crack! I was only 42 when, bending…
New SWHR Paper Strives to Address Skin Disease Burden for Women 
By Monica Lefton, SWHR Communications Manager.      While more than 23.5 million people in the United States suffer from confirmed autoimmune…
Gynecologic Network Meeting Spotlights Areas for Endometriosis Research
Women with endometriosis and related pelvic pain may face high incidence of abnormal sleep, Paul Yong, MD, PhD, FRCSC, with…