Category: Julie Palmer

Women shortchanged in studies

March 3rd, 2014 in 2014, Boston Herald, Centers & Institutes in the News, Julie Palmer, Newsmakers, School of Public Health 0 comments

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Julie Palmer, School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center

A critical new report from Boston researchers chides the federal government and research community for routinely overlooking the importance of gender differences in medical studies — ultimately leaving women’s health to chance…

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“At every level of research … women have been under-represented.”

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Thousands of women could be at risk from ‘silent Thalidomide’

January 21st, 2012 in 2012, Julie Palmer, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, The Independent 0 comments

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Julie Palmer, School of Public Health

Tens of thousands of British families are to be asked if they are victims of a drug given to pregnant women which can cause fatal illness in the second, and possibly even third, generations…

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