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COVID-19 and Maternal Health Office of Research on Women

Why Addressing COVID-19 and Maternal Health Is Important The COVID-19 pandemic is a historic and unprecedented public health crisis. COVID-19, short for “coronavirus disease 2019,” is caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). [1] It is not yet well understood how this novel virus might affect women’s fertility, time during

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National Women's Health Week Office of Research on Women

(9 days ago) National Women's Health Week, May 9–15, 2021. National Women's Health Week (NWHW) serves as a reminder to women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. It is also a reminder to clinicians and biomedical researchers to consider sex/gender in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and during all stages of

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Funded Research & Programs

(1 days ago) ORWH, in collaboration with 27 NIH Institutes and Centers and individual Offices within the Office of the Director, supports women's health research in multiple areas of science, including cancer, human genetics, drug and alcohol abuse, cardiovascular diseases, immune disorders, lupus, infectious diseases, mental health, pain, obesity, pulmonary dysfunction, pregnancy, ovarian dysfunction, and

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Clinical Research and Trials

(6 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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Department of Health and Human Services Sets Public Health

(Just Now) The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released Healthy People 2030, a plan that sets data-driven objectives for addressing the Nation’s most critical public health priorities.Every 10 years, ODPHP publishes a framework of goals and objectives for preventing disease and promoting the health of all Americans.

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What Is Women's Health Research

(9 days ago) A person's health is influenced throughout their lifespan by many factors. Some of the most important factors include sex, gender, racial ethnicity, culture, environment, and socioeconomic status. Researchers are discovering the critical roles that sex (being male or female) and gender identity (including social and cultural factors) play in health, wellness, and disease progression.

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Introduction: Sex- and Gender-Related Differences in

(8 days ago) Understanding and accounting for sex and gender influences on health and disease are key steps toward improving outcomes for all patients—regardless of sex or gender. Introduction: Sex- and Gender-Related Differences in Health is a self-paced training course for researchers, clinicians, and policymakers.

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Including Women and Minorities in Clinical Research

(4 days ago) Women and men have different hormones, different organs, and different cultural influences — all of which can lead to differences in health. The purpose of clinical research is to understand how the human body works and apply that knowledge to improve health outcomes. For clinical research to be truly useful, it must reflect the populations that it intends to help.

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7 Steps to Manage Stress and Build Resilience Office of

(6 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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Funding Opportunities Office of Research on Women's Health

(7 days ago) NIH-funded research has led to breakthroughs and the development of new treatments, helping people live longer, healthier lives, and building the research foundation that drives discovery. Identified on this page is a carefully curated selection of available NIH-funding opportunities supporting maternal health research. Title Announcement Number

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Women, Science, and the Impact of COVID-19 Office of

(3 days ago) Mental Health. The pandemic has widened the stress-level gap between men and women, with women being more likely to report worry or stress related to the coronavirus. A preliminary study by Abi Adams-Prassl, D.Phil., and colleagues 19 assessed the mental health effects of the pandemic and associated stay-at-home orders in the United States. The

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Women of Color Health Information Collection Office of

(3 days ago) The Women of Color Health Information Collection presents data on race/ethnicity and disease. Through data, clues about how culture, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic background, and geographic location contribute to the health status of women of color can be identified. In order to explore sex differences, scientists need data about the similarities and differences between women and men in

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How Sex and Gender Affect Health (And Why Knowing Matters

(4 days ago) How Sex and Gender Affect Health (And Why Knowing Matters) By Dr. Janine A. Clayton Medical schools are falling short. Despite the fact that women make up 50% of the population, schools’ curricula too often do not address how diseases and treatments affect women differently than men. 1,2 In fact, 44% of medical schools in a recent study reported having women’s health curricula, and even

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Welcome Office of Research on Women's Health

(7 days ago) Welcome to the NIH Maternal Morbidity and Mortality (MMM) Web Portal! Pregnancy is a time of excitement and perhaps some anxiety about what to expect — especially for women pregnant for the first time. The MMM web portal provides trustworthy, science-based information on healthy pregnancy, delivery, and post-pregnancy for scientists, researchers, consumers, and advocates.

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ORWH Joins HHS Office on Women’s Health in Observing

(1 days ago) Throughout the week of October 11–17, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health will introduce National Women’s Blood Pressure Awareness Week to increase awareness of blood pressure control for women of reproductive age.ORWH joins OWH and the health community as a whole in drawing special attention to the benefits of tracking and managing blood …

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NIH Offers Its First Research Project Grant (R01) on Sex

(6 days ago) NIH recently released a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease for Research Project Grant (R01) applications on the influence and intersection of sex and gender in health and disease. This FOA encourages research across many scientific disciplines to examine how sex and gender factors intersect with health and …

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Case Studies Office of Research on Women's Health

(6 days ago) Center to Address Disparities in Oral Health (CAN DO) CAN DO, led by Stuart Gansky, Dr.P.H., M.S., is a multi-project research center and conducted a series of randomized control trials to test methods for preventing tooth decay, or caries, in preschool-aged children.

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Polycystic Ovary/Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

(6 days ago) should be considered when evaluating the mental health of women. 2. Depression. The prevalence and risk of depression and depressive disorders in women with PCOS are 40–64%, significantly higher than in women without PCOS.33,34 Women with PCOS are four times more likely to be at risk for depression compared with women without PCOS.35 f.

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NIH Announces New Supplemental Funding Supporting Research

(9 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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Understudied, Underrepresented, and Underreported Women's

(5 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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How SEX and GENDER Influence Health and Disease

(Just Now) Mental health. Women are twice as likely as men to experience depression, with some women experiencing mood symptoms related to hormone changes during puberty, pregnancy, and perimenopause. Women are more likely to admit to negative mood states and to seek treatment for mental health issues, in contrast to men. Smoking cessation

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Come back to research!

(6 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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Sex as a Biological Variable: A Primer Office of

(5 days ago) As health professionals, we know that good science is important, and we know that no person working in a field that can affect health care would want to jeopardize the health of any patient. That’s why the consideration of SABV is a key focus of the NIH initiative to enhance reproducibility through rigor and …

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Women's Health Awareness 2021: A Virtual Women's Wellness

(9 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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Specialized Centers of Research Excellence on Sex

(7 days ago) The Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences program is a signature program of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH). Each SCORE program serves as a national resource for translational research, at multiple levels of analysis, to identify the role of biological sex differences on the health of women.

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Toward an Improved Vision for Maternal Health and

(9 days ago) Mental Health Affects Maternal Health Mental health is one of many contributing factors to MM and SMM being addressed by IMPROVE. This is an often neglected but important part of maternal health, especially because pregnancy is a time of increased mental health vulnerability for some women.

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Social Determinants of Health: Like Water to a Fish

(5 days ago) Factors that contribute to health, health care, and overall health and life expectancy are spatially patterned by ZIP code and Census tract in the United States. 19 Another, more specific factor related to ZIP code and Census tract—residential racial isolation of Black people—is a particularly strong predictor of a wide range of negative

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NIH Releases Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research Office

(9 days ago) Maternal Health. The strategic plan articulates how NIH will examine and address COVID-19 as it relates to maternal health and pregnancy outcomes. Ongoing and future studies will include consideration of COVID-19 and maternal morbidity, pregnancy-related alterations to the immune system, preterm birth, infant health, prenatal and postnatal care

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NIH Inclusion Policies Office of Research on Women's Health

(4 days ago) A summary of a 2010 forum, co-sponsored by the ORWH, the Food and Drug Administration Office of Women's Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and several NIH Institutes and Offices, which examined persistent under-inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research.

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THE SURGEON GENERAL’S CALL TO ACTION

(6 days ago) Optimizing maternal health is an important public health goal for the United States and is crucial to the well-being of future generations.1,2 The urgency of this goal is even more apparent during challenging times, such as the current pandemic which has highlighted striking health disparities in our nation. Maternal health is the health

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Human Placenta Project 2021 Meeting Office of Research

(1 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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WOMEN’S HEALTH In Focus AT NIH

(7 days ago) microbiota on human health to links between pregnancy and later-life cardiovascular disease to connections between sleep habits and women’s risk for obesity. Health improves when researchers and clinicians consider multiple determinants of health such as these in a holistic way, develop treatments consistent with such a consideration,

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Journal of Women’s Health Special Issue Discusses Maternal

(2 days ago) February 22, 2021. A special issue of the Journal of Women’s Health (JWH) examines the maternal morbidity and mortality (MMM) crisis in the United States. Articles in the issue also suggest solutions and propose a research agenda for understanding, treating, and preventing maternal health

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(1 days ago) NIH Clinical Center (Building 10) National Institutes of Health 10 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892 The Clinical Center (Building 10), is part of the NIH and is located on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD, approximately 5 miles from Washington D.C.

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Women of Color Health Data Book

(8 days ago) often can affect health-seeking behavior as well as disparities in health care delivery. In this modern era of biomedicine – amid the genomic revolution and many paradigm-shifting technolo­ gies, we face a massive shift in the racial, ethnic, and cultural makeup of our nation.

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5th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium Office of Research

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ORWH Releases New E-Learning Courses on Sex and Gender

(5 days ago) Module 6, on mental health, explores two mental health disorders with pronounced sex differences: major depressive disorder and autism spectrum disorder. In this module, learners will discover how to: Identify sex and gender differences in the presentation, risk factors, and pathophysiology of mental health disorders

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New NIH Funding Opportunities Support Research on Women’s

(3 days ago) NIH recently released three notices of special interest announcing funding opportunities supporting research on improving women’s health and maternal health, preventing maternal morbidity and mortality, developing new maternal health technologies, and understanding and addressing the impact of COVID-19 on maternal health.

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Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

(1 days ago) Preconception Health. Preconception health is the health of women prior to becoming pregnant during their reproductive years. 13. Risk Factors Include… diabetes, hypertension, and current cigarette smoking. Health-Promoting Factors Include… normal weight and recommended physical activity. Generally, risk factors are highest and health

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Advancing Science for the Health of Women

(1 days ago) Research that is relevant to the health of women is supported across NIH Institutes and Centers. The Office of Research on Women’s Health, as the focal point for this crucial trans-NIH endeavor, has developed a 5-year strategic plan to provide a framework for coordinating NIH efforts to advance science for the health of women.

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Black Maternal Health: Amplify the Conversation and Act

(8 days ago) Black Maternal Health Week (April 11–17) helps keep this heartbreaking health disparity front and center, where it belongs. When our sisters, mothers, daughters, friends, and co-workers are in danger, we need to do more. We all need to elevate and amplify the national conversation to raise awareness, spur action, and take steps to address

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NIH Launches IMPROVE Initiative to Prevent Maternal

(6 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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NIH Guidelines Office of Research on Women's Health

(5 days ago) Scientists have become increasingly aware that sex is an important biological variable in determining how health and disease processes differ among people. This awareness has led to growing concern that not considering sex as a biological variable in research could actually undermine the rigor, transparency, and generalizability of research

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Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's

(7 days ago) Created by the Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH, pronounced "birch") is a mentored career-development program designed to connect junior faculty, known as BIRCWH Scholars, to senior faculty with shared interest in women's health and sex differences research.

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Sleep’s an Important Part of the Health Equation—Now More

(9 days ago) Sleep’s an Important Part of the Health Equation—Now More than Ever By Dr. Janine A. Clayton Here’s a wake-up call: Did you know that adults need about 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night for good physical and mental health? 1 One-third of adults sleep less than that. And although a roughly equal proportion of men and women don’t get enough sleep, women report more sleep-related problems

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53rd Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Research on

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A Roadmap to Improve Maternal Health in the United States

(3 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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NIH Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Autoimmune

(6 days ago) Women’s health research and efforts to advance the careers of women in biomedicine are being performed across the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, as well as in other agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the private sector.

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