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Troubled by some drugs’ effects on women, the N.I.H. is urging researchers to include more female animals in their studies. Credit Tom Gannam/Associated Press, originally published in the New York Times article by Roni Caryn Rabin
As more drugs are found to be problematic for women, the National Institutes of Health is seeking inclusion of female lab animals and cell lines. The New York Times published Labs Are Told to Start Including a Neglected Variable: Females outlining why this inclusion is so important, the challenges it brings researchers, and the potential outcomes. The article is written by Roni Caryn Rabin.