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Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B735AB75B-7A3A-4FC0-BC39-A342BB570D7B%7D_HIV%20AIDS%20gender%20manual.pdf
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and autoimmune diseases  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0367.htm
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  
http://econ.worldbank.org/files/25577_wps3020.pdf
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?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/gba/whyWomen.html
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
Women with heart disease: living a good life  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1150201651183&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Explains in what ways heart disease affects women differently than men. Lists the symptoms of angina and heart attack, risk factors, challenges women face in managing heart disease, and lifestyle changes that will help. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Autoimmune disorders in women  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/about/publications/AutoimmuneReport.pdf
Explores the role of sex differences in immunology and autoimmunity. Explains some of the science behind autoimmune diseases and conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and substance abuse problems  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S8
Examines the gender differences in the prevalence and physical health impacts of problem substance use. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender inequalities in health: a Swedish perspective
Examines basic concepts, possible hypotheses, explanatory models, and policy situations for the biological and social causes of the differences in health between men and women.
Published: 2001
Sex differences in cardiovascular health and disease  
http://www.womenshealthresearch.org/about/publications/sammadison_report.pdf
Presents the proceedings of a scientific advisory meeting that reviewed the status of women's cardiovascular health and the molecular and physiological basis for differences. (See Details)
Published: 2003