HealthyWomen Webinar Explores How the Pandemic Has Affected the Lives of Women

Our HealthyWomen survey and webinar shed light on women's emotional and physical health behaviors through COVID-19

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COVID-19: Hitting Women Hard

HealthyWomen Survey Finds Pandemic Has Significant Impact on Women

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What Are Women’s Views About High Blood Cholesterol?

HealthyWomen recently ran a survey of over 1,100 respondents in partnership with Esperion to better understand women's views on high blood cholesterol.

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L’Oreal Fellow Lisa Poulikakos Uses Engineering to Improve Breast Cancer Diagnostics

By bringing light and nanosurfaces to medicine, Poulikakos aims to make quick, precise breast cancer diagnosis accessible to all.

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The Color of COVID: Will Vaccine Trials Reflect America’s Diversity?

Groups hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic have historically been underrepresented in clinical trials for disease treatment.

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We Need More Black Women in Clinical Trials

First, we need to deal with the history of exploitation

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NIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer

Proponents believe a simple test like this, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical cancer.

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HealthyWomen's 2020 Policy Survey Shows That Knowledge Is Power

How access to scientific studies and policies informs women’s health choices.

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"Fast-Tracking" a Coronavirus Vaccine Sounds Great, but It's Not That Simple

Among the many ways to shorten the vaccine development timeline, approving a treatment based on antibody data — without completing a phase 3 trial — could be contentious.

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Am I Immune to COVID-19 If I Have Antibodies?

Here is one physician scientist’s responses to common questions surrounding tests and what they can tell you about immunity.

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Why Women Are Needed in COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Women aren't just little men with vaginas. Drugs and vaccines tested disproportionately on men may not work for us.

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Coronavirus Is Killing More Men Than Women — Why That Matters

Understanding the sex disparity in coronavirus infections may be the key to a viable vaccine and treatment.

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Clinical Trials

Every drug that makes it to the pharmacy shelf must leap over numerous hurdles, starting with experimentation in the lab, followed by clinical trials in humans and culminating with the scrutiny of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which must review and approve all proposed new medications for safety and effectiveness before they can be sold to consumers.

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