Closing The Medical Research Gap Involving Women

Women have long been left out of biomedical research, even though some of the most common diseases, like cancer and heart disease, present differently in men and women. As a result, much less is known about how to prevent, diagnose, or treat these diseases in women. An article from the Commonwealth Fund examines how attitudes toward the health of women are changing and describes efforts to close the gender gap in medical research.

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