Unformatted text preview: them to work properly. This subject hits very close to home with me because my mother does hormonal replacement, and to know that extensive research was done to promote the safest and healthiest way to do this helps me feel more at ease. Dr. Callahan also talked about how there are about ten diseases that affect women more than men. Just a few of those were Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, and alcohol addiction. She pointed out that not enough research has been done to determine the reasons why this is the case, and that such organizations as the National Institute of Health were not appropriating funds evenly to researchers. A consequence of that is that women and diseases is a very under researched area in today’s medical field and that watch dog groups are making sure funds are distributed, so that light can be shed on some of these issues....
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- Spring '12
- progesterone, Dr. Callahan, watch dog groups