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SWHR Releases Groundbreaking Survey on What Women Want in Breast Cancer Screening 

A New Survey from the Society for Women’s Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing.
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Women Want Breast Cancer Screening with Better Detection and Fewer Follow-Up Tests

Posted on 31 October 2014

A New Survey from the Society for Women’s Health Research Reveals Cost and Lack of Insurance Are Biggest Barriers to Mammograms; A Majority of Women Are Unaware the ACA Requires Mammography Screenings at No Cost Sharing Washington, DC – October 29, 2014 – Four in... read more

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SWHR Leads Scientific Roundtable on Urology

Posted on 30 October 2014

SWHR has held its first interdisciplinary roundtable discussion on understanding urologic health in women across the lifespan. Led by SWHR staff, including Chris Carter, PhD, MPH, Vice President of Scientific Affairs, and Monica Mallampalli, PhD, MSc., Director of Scientific Programs, the roundtable included 15 researchers from diverse backgrounds. Th­­­­e expert panel represented various disciplines ranging from urology, urogynecology, pediatric urology, epidemiology, cellular and molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, surgery, physiology, neurobiology, gerontology, regenerative medicine and biomedical engineering.

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Preclinical Medical Studies Get “Blueprint for Change” from Leading Women’s Health Organization

Posted on 30 September 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), the nation’s leading voice on the study of biological differences between women and men, has released a white paper about the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) policies requiring investigators to address sex and gender issues in the design and conduct of NIH-funded preclinical studies. For nearly 25 years, SWHR has been advocating for research on sex differences in preclinical and clinical research.