News Feed: Women's Health

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 dying from pregnancy-related deaths each year and 50,000 women experiencing life-threatening complications.

SWHR Submits Comments to FDA on Pregnancy and Lactation Draft Guidance
SWHR submitted comments to the FDA in response to draft guidance on considerations for pregnancy safety and lactation studies.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 resource that provides useful information about migraine diagnosis and treatment options, as well as tips on interacting with health care providers and health insurance companies to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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 negative effects can be far-reaching.