7 Major Gaps In Women’s Health Research

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#4 How Do Health-Research Gaps Affect Men?

Men have been underrepresented in research, too. With conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and lupus, women are disproportionately affected – but men get them as well. “In those cases, there are more studies that are just done on females, because they’re female-prevalent diseases,” says Teresa Woodruff, director of the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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