Improving Heart Bypass Surgery Recovery for Women Takes Innovation and Representation in Research
Twenty years after a study funded by Women's Health Research at Yale uncovered that women face the risk of poorer outcomes after heart bypass surgery, new research finds the increased risk for women persists despite improved overall outcomes. But, with increased representation of women in clinical research and innovation in targets of study, we can overcome the gender gap.
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.