Women and Health Protection (WHP)

Women and Health Protection (WHP)

Evidence for caution: What women need to know about statins

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
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Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Based on Evidence for Caution:  Women and Statin Use (2007) by Harriet Rosenberg and Danielle Allard.

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Reflections on Depo Provera: Contributions to Improving Drug Regulation in Canada

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Laura Shea
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
October 2007
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the ongoing story of Depo Provera, including: its regulatory history; how it has been and continues to be used, and; what is known about its safety profile.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780978310424

Evidence for Caution: Women and Statin Use

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
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Harriet Rosenbert
Danielle Allard
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
June 2007
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins and the risks to women.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780978310448

Submission from WHP to Health Canada in response to Blueprint for Renewal: Transforming Canada's Approach to Regulating Health Products and Food

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Translated Title: 
Soumission d'APSF à Santé Canada en réponse au Plan de renouveau : transformer l'approche de la réglementation des produits de santé et des aliments au Canada
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Critique of Health Canada's “Blueprint for Renewal: Transforming Canada 's Approach to Regulating Health Products and Food.” Discusses direct-to-consumer advertising and the harms to women.

 

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CanWest Charter Challenge on direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
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Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Toronto, Ontario

Discusses the Charter Challenge case of CanWest Mediaworks against the federal government on the issue of direct-to-consumer advertising  (DTCA). Reviews what the different parties are saying, and shows expert testimony on the specific harm to women of DTCA.

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Gardasil: What you need to know about the HPV vaccine

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Judy Norsigian
Alicia Priest
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Addresses the questions and concerns regarding the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil.

CanWest's Charter Challenge on prescription drug advertising: a citizen's guide

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
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Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the background to this legal case, the implications for Canadians, and what you can do.

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WHP PHAR.C36 2006

Remembering Ruth Cooperstock: women and pharmaceuticals 20 years later

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
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Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the proceedings of a symposium that examined women and the pharmaceuticals industry. Includes presentations of the three panellists and a brief summary of each of the workshops.

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ISBN 0973870141
WHP PHAR.R46 2005

The inclusion of women in clinical trials: are we asking the right questions?

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses the issues evoked in considering the inclusion of women in clinical trials, highlighting especially where gender, even more than sex, is pertinent.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0973870184
WHP PHAR.L57 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

Widespread use of SSRI antidepressants drives soaring health care costs in Canada/What are SSRI antidepressants?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Diane Saibil
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Questions the science behind SSRI antidepressants and their real-world effectiveness. Examines why so many SSRIs are prescribed to women, as well as safety concerns and alternative treatment options.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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