End to Gender Bias in Medical Trials

End to Gender Bias in Medical Trials

Jessica Berman for VOA News  – WNN Science & Health (WNN/VOA) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, NORTHERN AMERICA: Beginning in October, U.S. scientists who want government money to fund their research will have to start using female animals and cells in their research.The announcement from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the biggest founder of medical […]

We Are [US] Women, Hear Us Roar

We Are [US] Women, Hear Us Roar

Trish Vradenburg – Huffington Post – Thursday, 27 June 2013 (originally published 24 Jun) Okay, so here is the Alzheimer’s disease reality: Women are twice as likely as men to have Alzheimer’s. Women are also twice as likely as men to be caretakers of Alzheimer’s victims. Have I gotten your attention yet? We of the […]

Big stop hunger funding weighs against on-the-ground farming as G8 Summit nears

Big stop hunger funding weighs against on-the-ground farming as G8 Summit nears

WNN Breaking (WNN) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: The role of nutrition and food security for global child survival has brought what aid experts call a ‘vital discussion’ to the table as a global nutrition-focused event last weekend brought 45,000 people, as well as USAID, the United States humanitarian assistance agency, together with some of […]