NewsWOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH

A 5-Year Initiative Slowly Takes Shape

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Science  28 Nov 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5343, pp. 1558
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5343.1558b

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Last week, a huge planning session was held on women's health as part of an effort sponsored by the National Institutes of Health to draft a 5-year agenda for the field. Research is now focusing less on anatomy and the reproductive system and more on gender-based differences at the cellular and molecular level, a shift in emphasis that could broaden support for women's health research.

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