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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93).

      StatementCommittee to Review the NIH Women"s Health Initiative, Food and Nutrition Board, and Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Susan Thaul and Dana Hotra, editors.
      ContributionsThaul, Susan., Hotra, Dana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.85 .I57 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 142 p. ;
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1447294M
      ISBN 10030904989X
      LC Control Number93086833
      OCLC/WorldCa29604128


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A assessment of the NIH Womens Health Initiative book recognition of the importance of research on women's health, sparked by concern for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer, has led the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to launch the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).

This unprecedented study will involve approximatelywomen at 45 clinical centers and thousands of others in community studies over a period of 14 years. The National Institutes of Health Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is the largest research study ever funded by NIH ($ million over 14 years) and is designed to test strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and osteoporotic fractures--leading causes of death, disability, and decreased quality of life for older by: The CT is one of NIH's largest clinical trials: 63, women are expected to enroll.

The large sample size is one of the primary assessment of the NIH Womens Health Initiative book that the CT is expensive: the CT and OS are expected by NIH to cost approximately $ million. The National Institutes of Health Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is the largest research study ever funded by NIH ($ million over 14 years) and is designed to test strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and osteoporotic fractures--leading causes of death, disability, and decreased quality of life for older women.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 28 cm: Contents: Executive summary --Women's assessment of the NIH Womens Health Initiative book initiative --IOM study --Findings and suggestions --Clinical trial --Observational study --Community prevention study --Recommendations --Responses to the statement of task --Description of the NIH women's health initiative --History of Institute of Medicine.

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review the NIH Women's Health Initiative. Assessment of the NIH Women's Health Initiative. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) goes beyond NIH's earlier efforts—it is an attempt to not only gather data from overwomen, but also to influence a.

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute honors the pioneering women who participated in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) – one of the largest women’s health projects ever launched in the United States – for their critically important contributions to advancing women’s health.

The WHI, first awarded instudied strategies to prevent heart disease, breast and colorectal. NIH considers the Observational Study (OS) an important component of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), but it has not given it nearly the amount of attention given the Clinical Trial (CT). The OS will draw from women who have participated in at least one CT screening visit but who are either not eligible or not willing to participate in the CT, and who agree to participate in the OS.

The National Institutes of Health Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is the largest research study assessment of the NIH Womens Health Initiative book funded by NIH ($ million over 14 years) and is designed to test strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, and osteoporotic fractures--leading causes of death, disability.

The NHLBI also sponsored the Women’s Health Initiative, which was one of the country’s largest clinical trials of women ever undertaken, recruiting more thanpostmenopausal women to study strategies to prevent heart disease, breast and colon cancer, and osteoporosis. Prior to joining the Institute of Medicine inshe coordinated the Volunteer Program at the National Abortion Rights Action League in Washington, D.C.

Hotra works on two projects at the Institute of Medicine: the Committee to Review the NIH Women's Health Initiative in the Food and Nutrition Board, and the Study of Female Morbidity and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Division of International : Stanley M.

Lemon, Susan Thaul, Salem Fisseha, Heather C. O'Maonaigh. On ApDr. Bernadine Healy, newly appointed as the first female director of the NIH, announced her plan for the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). Planning for the WHI CT/OS study began that year. In order to promote cross-institutional collaboration, and to prevent the loss of funding to other women's health-related studies, funding was requested and obtained directly from Congress.

The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is a long-term national health study focused on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer, and osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women. Launched inthe WHI enrolledwomen aged into one or more randomized Clinical Trials (CT), testing the health effects of.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) created the women’s health research category in for annual budgeting purposes and in it was updated to include the following categories: Studies with only female participants Diseases or health conditions unique to women Disease or conditions that predominantly affect women or girls Research.

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