WHRY Funds Studies on Heart Disease, Insomnia, and Pain
Women’s Health Research at Yale today announced funding for three new studies investigating a method for improving the diagnosis of heart disease in women, a therapy for clinically significant sleep disruption common in Black women, and the influence of biological sex on the underlying brain patterns that link pain and opioid use.
Anti-COVID-19 Medications, While Possibly Life Saving, Can Have Life Threatening Complications if Used Inappropriately
The heightened awareness around the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as well as other experimental treatments for COVID-19 has led to reports of risky behaviors, according to Yale School of Medicine physicians.
Better Science, Better Lives: Women's Health Research at Yale is Working for You
Across the country, it’s becoming clearer every day: We must study the health of women. We must study the influence of sex-and-gender differences on health. And it’s time for all aspects of medical research and practice to embrace this change.
Women and Health: The Heart of the Matter
Speaking at the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” event at The New Haven Lawn Club, Women’s Health Research at Yale Director Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D. explained how women were historically not included in clinical trials. And she discussed how, through efforts by her center and others, researchers have begun to fill the gap in knowledge about women and sex and gender differences in health.
Sex and Heart Disease: You Don’t Know the Half of It
The number one cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease kills more women than men, amounting to one in every four female deaths each year. It’s time to learn the other half of the story and change practices that endanger women.
Improving the Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women
Dr. Samit Shah is leading a team to demonstrate the effectiveness of validated, but not widely administered procedures for the many women who have reduced blood flow to the heart without blocked arteries or cholesterol build-up often associated with heart disease.
Assessing an Insomnia Intervention for Black Women
Dr. Soohyun Nam is testing — for the first time — an evidence-based stress-reduction intervention for insomnia that has shown potential for addressing the underlying causes of sleep difficulty in a manner culturally sensitive to the needs of Black women.
Las disparidades raciales en la salud de los estadounidenses no han mejorado, según un estudio
En un hallazgo paradójico, una investigación reciente revela que más estadounidenses de color tienen acceso al seguro de salud ahora que hace 20 años, pero que sus percepciones de su estado de salud no han mejorado en lo absoluto.Source: HolaDoctor