Tag Archives: Women

Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: Study

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Women scientists get less early-career research funding from the U.S. government than men, which can put them at a disadvantage for the rest of their careers, a new study says. Researchers analyzed grants given by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to 53,000 first-time principal investigators (57 percent men… Read More »

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

'I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose' – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking

‘I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose’ – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking Independent.ie Dr Ciara Kelly sparked a debate yesterday when she admitted to getting “narky” over a recommendation by Irish doctors that pregnant women be breathalysed to check whether they are… Read More »