Sex

Sex

Report on governmental health research policies promoting gender or sex diferences sensitivity

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Joseph Caron
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Presents an overview of initiatives implemented to promote or support research taking into account gender and sex differences.

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GEND.C37 2003
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Includes bibliographical references.

Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Committee on Understanding the Biology of Sex and Gender Differences

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Research

Examines policy matters pertaining to the health of the public. Advises U.S. federal government and, upon own initiative, identifies issues of medical care, research and education. Researches and reports on role of gender in determining health.

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202-334-2352
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Email Address: 
iomwww@nas.edu
Fax Number: 
202-334-1412
Street Address: 
National Academies of Science 500 Fifth Street NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20001

10 differences between men and women that make a difference in women's health

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English
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Online
Author: 
Society for Women's Health Research
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a list of ten differences between men and women that can make a difference in women's health.

Exploring the biological contributions to human health: does sex matter?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Committee on Understanding the Bioogy of Sex and Gender Differences
Theresa M. Wizemann
Mary-Lou Pardue
Publisher: 
National Academy Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Explores the health impact of sex, being male or female, from genetics to behaviour and cognition to metabolism and response to chemicals and infectious organisms.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.E97 2001
ISBN 0309072816
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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