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SWHR Develops Principles to Ensure Health Care Value Assessments Work for Women

When a new health care innovation comes to market, how do patients, health care providers, and health care payers determine its value?

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Report: Cures Act Pushes Women’s Health Research Forward

SWHR and FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, released a report outlining the positive changes for women’s health research from the 21st Century Cures Act.

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The Heart of the Matter: Disparities in Cardiac Health for Women

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women nationally, although only about half of women are aware of this fact.

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The Unexpected Home for NIH’s Maternal Health Research

In the ongoing quest to ensure women’s inclusion in medical research, many stakeholders consider research involving pregnant and lactating women as the next step forward. At the NIH, these efforts are being led by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

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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 as a biological variable has backfired in implementation.

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