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Women's health remains very understudied in many areas and across different types of science. However, in the United States and in other countries as well, there is a burgeoning interest in sex and gender medicine in biomedical research. Recognition is growing that this focus is much needed so that both sexes are studied appropriately and so that medical science provides evidence-based diagnoses, treatments, and cures optimally for both sexes. In this special section of the , we focus on meeting two goals: (1) elucidating the rationale for developing curriculum materials focused on sex as a biological variable (SABV), which include methods and approaches to determine sex and gender differences, and (2) assessing the current status of SABV curricular resources, development, implementation, and dissemination among the peer-review academic community, trainees and mentors at academic institutions, and the Office of Research in Women's Health of the National Institutes of Health. This article provides the introduction to the special section on the importance of the concept of SABV.
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Name: Journal of women's health (2002)
To review the impact of coal mining and resurgence of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) in 21st century and effect of ambient air pollution on lung function.
The June 2019 workshop 21st Century Approaches for Evaluating Exposures, Biological Activity, and Risks of Complex Substances, co-organised by the International Council of Chemical Association's Long-...
Occupational exposures remain an underrecognized and preventable cause of lung disease in high-income countries. The present review highlights the emergence of cleaning-related respiratory disease and...
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Summer vacation represents a "window of vulnerability" where dramatic declines in both health and academics occur for elementary age children. Currently, there are no summer programs that ...
The purpose of this study is to adminster one of two education programs to parents of preterm infants in the NICU to evaluate language and cognitive outcomes of their infants.
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The BCB is a tool: - for research in analytical and public health epidemiology, biological research and for the development of data useful for clinical research and therapeutic tr...
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
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A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories applicable to MOLECULAR BIOLOGY and areas of computer-based techniques for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
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An ancient country in western Asia, by the twentieth century divided among the former USSR, Turkey, and Iran. It was attacked at various times from before the 7th century B.C. to 69 B.C. by Assyrians, Medes, Persians, the Greeks under Alexander, and the Romans. It changed hands frequently in wars between Neo-Persian and Roman Empires from the 3d to 7th centuries and later under Arabs, Seljuks, Byzantines, and Mongols. In the 19th century Armenian nationalism arose but suffered during Russo-Turkish hostilities. It became part of the Soviet Republic in 1921, with part remaining under Turkey. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
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