Women's Health Blog

What is the Women's Health Blog?

The Women's Health Blog publishes bi-weekly content to demystify the complexities of women's health research while celebrating the multifaceted experiences of women and gender-diverse individuals worldwide. Our blog features two types of posts:

The first is our Research Blog, which is a platform where experts share evidence-based information on diverse topics relating to women's health or sex-and-gender-based research. These short summaries make it easy for you to understand and interpret research that's often difficult to access. 

The second is our Behind the Science series, which are Q&A interview-style posts that aim to increase the visibility of individuals who have been historically underrepresented in academia and beyond by showcasing their incredible work. These posts prove that anyone can be a women's health champion. 


We strive to bring you up to date research on a variety of topics. When reading our blogs, please note the date they were published to gauge how recent the research is. No information on our blog should be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from a qualified doctor or clinician. Instead, we encourage you to print out our blogs and bring them to your healthcare provider as supplementary material. 

Read our Blogs

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    March 18, 2024

    The Faces of Women’s Health: Women’s Health Trailblazers

    Authors: Shayda Swann & Romina Garcia de leon Published: March 22, 2024In honour of Women’s History Month, this blog will focus on prominent women who shaped the future of women’s health. We are honoured to benefit from the impacts of these remarkable women! Dr. Susan La…

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    February 15, 2024

    Unveiling the Gap: Understanding Heart Disease in Women

    Authors: Najah Adreak, MD, MSc in Surgery, University of British Columbia | Editors:  Romina Garcia de leon and Shayda SwannPublished: February 16th, 2024Have you heard that heart disease is a man's disease? In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for…

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