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Women comprise more than 60% of pharmacy graduates, yet gender gaps still exist in pharmacy ownership, school deanships, and other leadership positions.
New ruling means up to 126,400 women of childbearing age may need to pay out-of-pocket for birth control.
In addition to finding that depression affects up to 70% of women transitioning into menopause, investigators have also identified the greatest risk factors.
Gardasil 9 approved for the prevention of oropharyngeal cancer and other head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58.
Oriahnn is the first FDA-approved nonsurgical, oral medication option for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in premenopausal women
The FDA recently announced its approval of a vaginal gel that acts as a method of contraception for women. It is the first non-hormonal, vaginal pH regulator contraceptive to be approved by the FDA.
The authors concluded that costs were significantly higher for women with migraines than men and that costs resulting from migraine treatment increased as the patients got older.
Suzanne Soliman, PharmD, BCMAS, Founder and President of Pharmacist Moms, explains why there is a still a need for women to hold positions of leadership in pharmacy, despite the strides in recent years.
Officials from the FDA have allowed ObsEva to begin enrolling patients in IMPLANT 3, the U.S. pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in nolasiban in women undergoing embryo transfer (ET) following in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
The injection’s active ingredient, 17α hydroxyprogesterone caproate (also known as 17P), is currently the only approved treatment for pregnant women who have had a prior spontaneous preterm birth.
Although 62% of the first professional degrees in pharmacy were awarded to women in 2017-2018,1 there are only about half as many female pharmacy owners as there are women graduating from pharmacy school.
The newly approved therapy is equivalent to AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals’ Faslodex injection, 250mg/5mL.