The passage of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Revitalization Act of 1993 was a critical milestone that mandated the inclusion of women in clinical research to improve healthcare for all people. Unfortunately, nearly two decades later, only 37% of clinical human studies include women.
Rationale for including sex in human studies
- Sex and gender differences in Health
- Sex, Equity and Science
- Sex and Sensitivity: the continued need for sex-based biolmedical research and implementation
Tools to help increase sex inclusion in Human Studies
- Designing Health & Biomedical Research ---Courtesy of Stanford's Innovations
- Analyzing Factors Intersecting with Sex and Gender ---Courtesy of Stanford.
- Illinois Women's Health Registry
- Development and Evaluation of Briefing Notes as a Novel Knowledge Translation Tool to Implement Sex/Gender Analysis
- Scientific Excellence in Applying Sex- and Gender-Sensitive Methods in Biomedical and Health Research
Human Research Tools by Disease
Sex and Gender Differences in Pharmacology (Springer Books)
Musculoskeletal: Addressing Sex and Gender in Systematic Reviews