Search Resources (English): Medical research

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Just the facts, ma'am... A women's guide for understanding evidence about health and health care

Presents tools women can use to assess arguments and evidence about women, health, and health care reforms.

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Published: 2005
Enrolling women into HIV prevention vaccine trials: an ethical imperative but a logistical challenge
Reviews women's concerns about enrolling in HIV vaccine trials, fears of adverse events, issues of informed consent, barriers faced by sex workers, benefits of participation, and the role of researchers as human rights advocates. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The inclusion of women in clinical trials: are we asking the right questions?
Addresses the issues evoked in considering the inclusion of women in clinical trials, highlighting especially where gender, even more than sex, is pertinent. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Moving toward assured access to treatment in microbicide trials
Looks at the ethical questions surrounding microbicide research, particularly care issues for people in resource-poor countries who sero-convert during clinical trials. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Canadian Medical Association Journal
CMAJ is a peer-reviewed international general medical journal published by the Canadian Medical Association. (See Details)
Building bridges: creating an integrated approach to women's health: proceedings of the conference on women's health held in Vic
Provides findings and reports from the "Building Bridges: Creating an Integrated Approach to Women's Health" conference, held in Victoria, BC, April 30 to May 1, 2000. Brought together difference perspectives on women's health and shared understandings and practices related to women's health. Described concepts of an integrated, holistic approach to women's health, and identified challenges to this process.
Published: 2000
Rethinking pink
Critiques corporate-sponsored "pink ribbon" campaigns for breast cancer research. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Making sense of medical research studies
Identifies what type of medical research to look at when making decisions about health. Explains how to make sense of the statistics and how to judge the results. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Making sense of women's health news reports
Looks at health news in the media, and offers ways to look at these reports critically. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Bridging the gap: the use of research evidence in policy development
Describes challenges of using research evidence to inform healthcare policy making. Provides a framework to facilitate the use of research evidence in healthcare policy making. (See Details)
Published: 2005