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Strategies for the delivery of sex-based equity in cardiovascular clinical trials

The under-representation of women in cardiovascular clinical trials persists across participant, clinician and research roles. This gap perpetuates health inequity and hampers the generation, translation and implementation of optimal evidence-based care. Urgent action is needed to address barriers, promote diversity, and ensure inclusive trial design and health-care delivery and dissemination, for more equitable cardiovascular health.

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Sanders, J., Clayton, T., Matthews, S. et al. Strategies for the delivery of sex-based equity in cardiovascular clinical trials. Nat Rev Cardiol 21, 433–434 (2024).

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