Are NIH Policies Unintentionally Impeding Women’s Health Research?
While NIH policies intend to correct imbalances in studying females, one researcher argues that the new movement on including sex…
SWHR Hires Melissa Laitner as Director of Science Policy
SWHR hired Dr. Melissa Laitner as SWHR’s new Director of Science Policy to envision, direct, and implement creative science programs…
Searching for Solutions to the Maternal Health Crisis
Maternal mortality rates in the United States are higher than anywhere else in the developed world, and the majority of…
Examining Factors in the Maternal Health Crisis
The United States is the most dangerous country in the developed world to give birth, with an estimated 700 women…
SWHR Submits Comments to FDA on Pregnancy and Lactation Draft Guidance
SWHR submitted comments to the FDA in response to draft guidance on considerations for pregnancy safety and lactation studies.
SWHR Creates Migraine Toolkit to Help Patients to Manage Their Care
To assist patients in navigating this process, SWHR created the Migraine Patient Toolkit: A Guide to Your Care, a new…
Uterine Fibroids: Raising Awareness for an Overlooked Disease
Women with heavy menstrual bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and similar symptoms are often unaware that these experiences are not normal.
Improving Patient Outcomes: A Look at PCORI’s Research on Women’s Health
When patients and health care providers are forced to make health care decisions without sufficient evidence to inform them, the…
SWHR Hires Lucy Erickson as Director of Scientific Programs
The Society for Women’s Health Research announced the hiring of Dr. Lucy Erickson as its new director of scientific programs.…