Journal of Women's Health

Journal of Women's Health is the primary source of information for meeting the challenges of providing optimal health care for women throughout their lifespan. The Journal delivers cutting-edge advancements in diagnostic procedures, therapeutic protocols for the management of diseases, and innovative research in gender-based biology that impacts patient care and treatment.

Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert

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Health

Gender bias alive and well in health care roles, study shows

Results of a multi-center study of patients' assumptions about health care professionals' roles based on gender show significant stereotypical bias towards males as physicians and females as nurses. The research team, led ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women missing class and missing out due to period pain

Period pain significantly impacts young women's academic performance worldwide, according to new Australian-led research—and women are 'putting up with it' rather than seeking treatment.

Other

No female mice? Scientists may still approve NIH grant

The good news: An increasing number of scientists are including female animals in their experimental designs and analyses for preclinical studies, as required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in January 2016, reports ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Elagolix reduces menstrual bleeding from most common uterine tumors

A new oral drug significantly reduced menstrual bleeding for women with the most common gynecologic tumors in the United States—benign tumors that disproportionately affect African-Americans, an international clinical trial ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Speeding progress in migraine requires unraveling sex differences

To decrease the substantial health and economic burden of migraine on individuals and society, researchers need to examine and address how the disease differs between women and men, according to a report from the Society ...

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