The Importance of Engaging and Supporting Women in STEM
In all facets of STEM, we need to cultivate environments that are more inclusive and diverse by recruiting and supporting…
Adenomyosis: The Common Gynecological Condition You’ve Never Heard Of
Heavy menstrual bleeding, painful cramps, and bloating during menstruation may sound like “normal” mild symptoms accompanying a woman’s period, but…
How Options for Disease Screening and Diagnosis Can Affect Women’s Health
Understanding the complicated world of screening and diagnostic testing can help patients better grasp the possibilities for their care.
Experts Identify Knowledge Gaps in Chronic Osteoarthritis Pain in Women
SWHR brought together researchers and clinicians for a roundtable meeting to identify unmet needs and knowledge gaps for women with…
Ovarian Cancer: Challenges in Diagnostic Innovation
Most women will never be screened for ovarian cancer. Unlike with breast and cervical cancers, ovarian cancer research has struggled…
Women Make Up 72% of Study Participants for FDA-Approved New Drugs in 2019
SWHR is thrilled with the news that women accounted for 72% of all clinical trial participants for FDA-approved new drugs…
The Promise and Peril of AI in Women’s Health
Artificial intelligence has great potential to transform health care for women if we can mitigate AI's tendency for propagating biases…
Ovarian Cancer: Outdated Diagnostics for a Deadly Disease
Over 20,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year in the United States, and less than half of…
Advancing Women’s Health Requires the Study of Sex and Gender Differences
Women’s Health Research Day celebrates the day that NIH’s policy requiring inclusion of sex as a biological variable in research…