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Repetitive strain injury
Examines the reasons why repetitive strain injuries are affecting a growing number of adults. Explores the differences in injury characterisitcs between men and women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Still in the shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women
Discusses the gender gaps in the report, "Out of the Shadows at Last." Argues for a systematic gender review of mental health, mental illness and substance use in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Addressing gender perspectives in HIV prevention
Discusses the implications of gender issues as they related to HIV/AIDS. Focuses on prevention among youth, prevention in pregnant women, and comprehensive condom programming. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Exploring the biological contributions to human health: does sex matter?
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. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gender differences in smoking and self reported indicators of health
Examines factors contributing to differences in prevalence of smoking among subgroups of women and men. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and autoimmune diseases
Explains that 78% of all autoimmune sufferers are women. Examines evidence that links autoimmune diseases with preceeding infections. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Consumption, health, gender and poverty
Examines methods for measuring poverty that allow men and women to be differentially poor. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Is anyone listening? A gender analysis of sex trade work
Presents an analysis of the sex trade using gender as a primary lens. Looks at the structural and social processes that shape women and men's experience of entry and exit from the sex trade.
Published: 2000
Why women's health?
Argues that as patients, women need healthcare tailored to women's bodies and mindful of women's social roles. Discusses gender-based analysis as it applies to healthcare. (See Details)
Published: 2002