News Feed: Women's Health

SWHR Praises Work of Dedicated FDA Women’s Health Advocate Marsha Henderson
Henderson to Retire From FDA at End of 2018 In her 22 years at the Food and Drug Administration, Marsha B. Henderson has had a profound influence on the advancement...

Survey of School Nurses Reveals Lack of Bathroom Policies and Bladder Health Education
In an online survey developed by the Society for Women’s Health Research, a majority of school nurses reported that the pre-K-12 schools they work for do not have written policies...

Poor Sleep Makes You More Than Just Sleepy
By Rebecca Nebel, PhD, SWHR Director of Scientific Programs We’ve all experienced times where we haven’t gotten enough sleep, whether it’s pulling an all-nighter to cram for a test, caring...

More Than Just Anatomy: Sex Differences in the Lower Urinary Tract
A new SWHR report highlights how improving our knowledge about sex differences in cell biology in the female and male lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in the diagnosis and management of urinary dysfunction for both women and men.

Hill Briefing: Addressing Migraine Burden Through Research and Policy
To draw attention to the need for research and policy changes to address migraine burden, advocacy group Research!America hosted a congressional briefing on Oct. 3 that included SWHR President and CEO Amy M. Miller.