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Sex and Gender Differences Health Research (S&GDR)   Tags: biology, consumer_health, gender, medicine, nursing, sex, sex_and_gender, sociology, women's_health  

This guide provides information about how sex and gender differences matter in health research. Use this guide to learn more!
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  • 60 Minutes: Drugs can affect men and women differently
    Broadcast February 7, 2014 -- Differences between sexes are more pervasive than previously thought; scientists call for a re-examination of medical research, including drug dosages, based on sex.
  • Paula Johnson: His and hers … healthcare  
    Dr. Paula A.Johnson's TEDWomen 2013 talk.
    She is the Executive Director of the Mary Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology and Chief of the Division of Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston, MA.

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Sex & Gender Differences Health Research Resources

Start here to review the following selected resources to learn more about sex and gender differences research and why it matters. Researchers will want to consider sex and gender differences as they learn, teach, practice and conduct research.

  • Office of Research on Women’s Health
    ORWH works in partnership with the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers to ensure that women’s health research is part of the scientific framework at the NIH and throughout the scientific community
  • Women’s Health Resources
    This portal includes links to health topics that affect women, news and events related to women’s health, NIH research funding and NIH priorities in women’s health
  • Sex and Gender Courses
    The series of courses is open to the public.” CME credit can be awarded for successful completion of these courses
  • Clinical Anatomy, Special Issue on the Female Patient
    This special issue of Clinical Anatomy focuses on the female patient. Articles can be accessed for free.
  • The Use of "Sex" and "Gender"
    This report examines whether differences in health status be attributed to sex or gender, as well as the distinction between gender and sex.

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