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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 honors Members of Congress at 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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    SWHR promotes the analysis of research data for biological and ethnic differences

  • SWHR Mammography Event

    SWHR leads breakfast briefing on What Women Want in Breast Cancer Screening

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

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

SWHR Celebrates 25 Years of Transforming Women’s Health 

We are so grateful to those who joined us for SWHR’s 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner on March 25, 2015, to commemorate a quarter-century of improving the health of all women through science, education, and advocacy. It was a truly remarkable night to celebrate the organization’s work in advancing women’s health. 
Read the Press Release.
Watch the 25th Anniversary Video.
Watch the Gala Recording.
View the Event Photos.

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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.

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SWHR Leads Scientific Roundtable on Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on 09 June 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) held its second interdisciplinary roundtable on understanding sex and gender differences in Alzheimer’s disease May 28-29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

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Flibanserin Nears Approval, But Much Work Remains

Posted on 05 June 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee has made history for women by recommending approval of Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ twice-rejected female libido drug Flibanserin.

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The Society For Women’s Health Research Announces “Beyond The Bruises” Campaign Highlighting The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Chronic Disease

Posted on 27 May 2015

SWHR announces “Beyond the Bruises,” an online campaign uniting survivors, advocates, organizations, and celebrities in bringing awareness to the effects of domestic violence on chronic disease.

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SWHR Joins ‘Spread the Word’ Campaign Focusing on Coronary Artery Disease and Women’s Health

Posted on 12 May 2015

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) has teamed with HealthyWomen, the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, and the Coalition of Labor Union Women in partnership with CardioDx on a new patient advocacy campaign, Spread the Word, to empower women to be proactive in discussing their heart health and testing options with their healthcare providers.