Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-12-30 Link between body-mass index and oral-contraceptive failure 0 None
2004-12-28 Elderly women with cervical cancer face double jeopardy 2 None
2004-12-28 Patients with cancer detected on screening mammography undergo less toxic treatment 0 None
2004-12-23 Hirsute women most likely have androgen excess-related disorders, primarily polycystic ovary syndrome 0 None
2004-12-20 PAHO - Cervical cancer kills almost a quarter-million women worldwide each year 0 None
2004-12-13 Study of early stage breast cancer patients identifies women at low risk of breast cancer mortality 0 None
2004-12-13 Folate supplementation during pregnancy may increase a mother's long-term risk of breast cancer 0 None
2004-12-04 Implications of twin, triplet and quadruplet pregnancies on mothers 0 None
2004-12-03 Guidelines needed for the use of androgens for women with sexual dysfunction 0 None
2004-11-29 Women with recurrent miscarriage and infertility are undergoing tests and treatments that have no scientific rationale 0 None
2004-11-29 Testosterone patches for women with low sex drive 0 None
2004-11-23 Having diabetes raises a woman's risk of having a heart attack to nearly 10 times 0 None
2004-11-23 Testosterone has both a physiological and a psychological impact on women’s sexuality 0 None
2004-11-23 Breast conserving therapy safe for hereditary breast cancer 0 None
2004-11-23 Highly obese women are 12 times more likely to have diabetes 0 None
2004-11-23 Risk of a blocked vessel stroke increases nearly twofold in young women with a history of stroke 0 None
2004-11-18 Urinary incontinence and abdominal pain are key symptoms of ovarian cancer 0 4
2004-11-18 Postpartum depression: Beyond the 'Baby Blues' 0 None
2004-11-18 70% of cases of spina bifida are preventable by folic-acid supplementation 0 4
2004-11-18 Not only are breast enhancement pills unproven, they could be dangerous 0 1
2004-11-17 High levels of stress double the risk of painful periods 0 None
2004-11-16 Oral contraception can prevent knee injuries as well as unwanted pregnancies 0 None
2004-11-14 Vaccine against human papillomavirus infection could reduce the global incidence of cervical cancer 0 None
2004-11-11 Treating period pain with Chinese medicine 0 None
2004-11-09 Researcher highlights hidden problem of smoking after pregnancy 0 None
2004-11-09 Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease 0 None
2004-11-08 Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia 0 None
2004-11-05 Regular smear tests rather than colposcopy is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical lesions 0 None
2004-11-04 Prolonged breastfeeding helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2004-11-04 Urinary incontinence is passed down from mother to daughter 0 None
2004-11-02 Labor lasts longer for overweight or obese women 0 None
2004-11-01 Study results suggest that metronidazole and clindamycin differ in their effects on microbes in women with bacterial vaginosis 0 None
2004-11-01 Work stressed women more vulnerable than men to post 9/11 trauma 0 None
2004-11-01 Sport program reduced eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes 0 None
2004-11-01 Gel significantly increases sexual activity in surgically menopausal women 0 None
2004-10-28 New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain 0 None
2004-10-26 New radiotherapy regime benefits young women with breast cancer 0 None
2004-10-25 Women still not checking for breast cancer 0 None
2004-10-25 Can traditional Chinese medicine relieve symptoms of menopause 0 None
2004-10-25 Pain, embarrassment, and lack of time, major reasons for women not electing breast cancer screening 0 None
2004-10-22 Increase in breast cancer seen in Asian American women 0 None
2004-10-18 Survey of reproductive health professionals exposes the need for additional education tools on hormone replacement therapy 0 None
2004-10-18 One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems 0 5
2004-10-18 New techniques designed to preserve a women’s fertility after cancer treatments 0 None
2004-10-18 Presentation of the most recent and advanced work in the rapidly progressing field of fertility preservation 0 None
2004-10-18 Strontium ranelate may reduce spinal, non-spinal, hip and other fractures in older women with osteoporosis 0 None
2004-10-16 Location of body fat on older women can indicate the likelihood of heart disease 0 None
2004-10-16 British women in medicine speak out against a culture of prejudice 0 None
2004-10-16 Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome 0 None
2004-10-16 Mammograms encouraged by U.S. Senator Larry Craig and his wife 0 None
2004-10-13 Options for women experiencing hair loss 0 None
2004-10-11 Support groups help women with breast cancer gene mutations 0 None
2004-10-11 Tamoxifen increases risk of stroke in women slightly 0 None
2004-10-11 Folate can help women reduce their risk of developing high blood pressure 0 None
2004-10-10 Diet high in soy could be good for the hearts and bones of premenopausal women 0 None
2004-10-10 Black women are three times more likely than white women to die during pregnancy 0 None
2004-10-08 Possible links between premenstrual syndrome, a woman's Body Mass Index and whether or not she uses hormonal contraceptives 0 None
2004-10-08 Repeated re-testing of women with a history of chlamydia is a cost-effective strategy for preserving reproductive health 0 None
2004-10-08 Women should aim for half an hour’s gentle exercise three times a week to aid their recovery from breast cancer 0 None
2004-10-07 Study underscores the need for improved prevention and treatment of torn knee ligaments among young female athletes 0 None
2004-10-06 Women with the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are at greatest risk for diabetes and coronary artery disease 0 None
2004-10-06 Breastfeeding women increase sexual desire among other women 0 None
2004-10-06 Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy 0 None
2004-10-05 Women in New York City continue to receive mammograms at much lower levels than those outside the downstate region 0 None
2004-10-05 For young women, a low cardiovascular risk profile is associated with lower long-term heart disease 0 None
2004-10-05 Women who take the hormone therapy estrogen plus progestin have double the risk for venous thrombosis 0 None
2004-10-05 Postmenopausal women are weaker, as measured by grip and pinch tests 0 None
2004-10-04 Contrary to popular belief, women do not suddenly start to lose their memory when menopause begins 0 None
2004-10-04 Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women 0 None
2004-09-29 FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms 0 None
2004-09-29 Unrecognized iron deficiency can impair immunity in older women 0 None
2004-09-29 Every minute of every day, at least one woman in developing countries dies in childbirth 0 None
2004-09-27 Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome 0 None
2004-09-27 Chemotherapy improves survival and reduces the risk of recurrence in women with stage I ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-09-26 Small proportion of women eligible for discussions about use of tamoxifen to prevent cancer 0 None
2004-09-23 32-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy baby 7 years after banking her ovarian tissue before starting chemotherapy 0 None
2004-09-23 Females are predisposed to succumb to the temptation to overeat 0 None
2004-09-22 24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child 0 None
2004-09-22 Women aged 70 years and older who exercised regularly lower risk of cognitive impairment 0 None
2004-09-20 Important that nurses help women find ways to bond with their infants when breast-feeding is not possible 0 None
2004-09-20 Study shows high levels of body dissatisfaction and unhealthy weight-control behaviours among contemporary black South African females 0 None
2004-09-20 Lack of recognition an influential factor for some women who decide not to have children 0 None
2004-09-18 40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid 0 None
2004-09-16 We need to help mothers not only get jobs but keep them 0 None
2004-09-15 Total abstinence is the only way to protect the unborn baby against Foetal Alcohol Syndrome 0 None
2004-09-14 New research into how women view their bodies 0 None
2004-09-14 New study on female sexuality reveals increased use of sexual aids by women 0 None
2004-09-09 Community-based women’s groups could reduce neonatal mortality in poor rural areas by 30% 0 None
2004-09-08 Measuring a womans fitness gives a clearer indication of coronary artery disease than measuring obesity 0 None
2004-09-07 Postmenopausal women with heart disease have three fold increased risk of heart failure if they also have diabetes 0 None
2004-09-02 Hormone leptin could play a key role in treating bone loss, anorexia and infertility in women 0 None
2004-09-01 National clinical trial on early detection of ovarian cancer available at Massey 0 None
2004-09-01 Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older 0 None
2004-08-27 Black women may not be getting mammograms as often as white women 0 None
2004-08-27 More women are surviving advanced breast cancer 0 None
2004-08-26 Success of breast screening varies between women 0 None
2004-08-25 Sugar-sweetened beverages increase women's risk of developing type 2 diabetes 0 None
2004-08-23 Popular injectable contraceptive increases risk of STD's 0 4
2004-08-23 African-American women are less likely to be treated with breast reconstruction after mastectomy than women of other races 0 None
2004-08-23 1 in 5 women who have mammograms every 2 years will have to undergo follow up evaluation for a false positive finding 0 None
2004-08-20 Evidence of pelvic floor nerve injury after routine vaginal birth 0 None
2004-08-13 Benefits from short-term hormone therapy are likely to outweigh the risks 0 None
2004-08-13 The largest North American breast cancer prevention trial ever undertaken has reached its goal of enrolling 19,000 women 0 None
2004-08-11 Alternative to hysterectomy for women with painful uterine fibroids 0 None
2004-08-10 Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms 0 None
2004-08-09 Newborns may be harmed when pregnant women take Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and other anti-depressants during the third trimester of pregnancy 0 None
2004-08-05 Atherosclerosis at menopause slowed by diet and exercise 0 None
2004-08-05 A woman’s expectation of her life span can influence their babies’ gender 0 None
2004-08-03 As the saying goes “breast milk is best” 0 None
2004-08-03 Half of women over 55 don't discuss osteoporosis with their doctors 0 None
2004-08-03 African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less 0 None
2004-07-31 Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) decreases with condom use 0 None
2004-07-29 Teenage girls' obsession with looking like Britney Spears or Posh Spice is leading to them to make unhealthy diet choices 0 None
2004-07-29 Tool that enables women with breast cancer to choose their own course of treatment 0 None
2004-07-29 Difference in uptake of breast cancer information by different socioeconomic groups 0 None
2004-07-28 Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms 0 None
2004-07-28 An interactive computer program can help educate women about breast cancer risk and genetic testing 0 None
2004-07-26 Definite link between migraine and menstruation 0 None
2004-07-26 Cervical cancer greater threat to women with low incomes and educational levels 0 None
2004-07-23 Combined, heart disease and stroke account for over 50% of all deaths among Los Angeles County women 0 None
2004-07-23 Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant 0 None
2004-07-22 New information guide on cervical cancer 0 None
2004-07-22 Women twice as likely as men to develop some musculoskeletal disorders 0 None
2004-07-20 Mustard greens, cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts help to preserve cognitive abilities in ageing women 0 None
2004-07-19 Married women are much more likely to be on a diet than single women 0 None
2004-07-16 The cervical screening programme has saved Britain from an epidemic of cervical cancer 0 None
2004-07-16 Docosahexaenoic acid levels play an important role in infant development 0 None
2004-07-16 High levels of anxiety during a woman's pregnancy increases child risk of disease and disorder 0 None
2004-07-15 Success of the UK’s national screening programme for cervical cancer 0 None
2004-07-13 Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently 1 None
2004-07-09 Not enough being done for girls who sexually abuse say researchers 0 None
2004-07-08 Chemoradioimmunotherapy for advanced breast cancer 0 None
2004-07-07 Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression 0 None
2004-07-07 Combining targeted immunotherapy with chemotherapy and radiation therapy to successfully kill metastatic tumour cells 0 None
2004-07-07 Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women 0 None
2004-07-06 Highest rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia are seen in African Americans females aged 15 to 19 years 0 None
2004-07-05 Public health messages addressing obesity may increase eating disorders 0 None
2004-07-02 Even in the middle of a heart attack, women are less likely than men to think their symptoms are heart-related 0 None
2004-07-02 Questions about this once widely-accepted treatment for postmenopausal ills 0 None
2004-07-02 Single embryo transfer (SET) can produce an acceptable pregnancy rate while lowering the incidence of multiple pregnancies 0 None
2004-07-01 Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health 0 None
2004-07-01 Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma 0 None
2004-07-01 First strokes now bone health, moderate alcohol consumption good for women 0 None
2004-07-01 Before a woman decides to undergo a hysterectomy she should find out about uterine fibroid embolization 0 None
2004-06-30 Online seller of breast enhancement products sued over false claims of being able to increase breast size without surgery 0 None
2004-06-30 More than four out of ten conceptions among young women aged 15 to 17 end in abortion 0 None
2004-06-29 Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer 0 None
2004-06-29 Atkins responds to lower female fertility from low carb diets claim 0 None
2004-06-29 Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report more illnesses and poorer health 0 None
2004-06-29 Grow your own breast implants 0 None
2004-06-29 Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome 0 None
2004-06-28 AIDS is the fifth leading killer of women aged 25-44 0 None
2004-06-28 A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant 0 None
2004-06-28 Hormone replacement therapy in women increases risk of dementia 0 None
2004-06-28 A gene involved in the adhesion of cells is less active in breast tumors with a poor prognosis than those that are less aggressive 0 None
2004-06-24 Only about one in twenty women consistently utilized annual mammography over ten years 0 None
2004-06-23 NICE guidance on familial breast cancer 0 None
2004-06-22 Estrogen therapy may increase the risk for dementia 0 None
2004-06-22 American women having unnecessary PAP smears 0 None
2004-06-22 Depressed women are more likely to suffer physical, emotional or sexual abuse at the hands of a loved one 0 None
2004-06-22 More mammograms key to tackling breast cancer 0 None
2004-06-22 Development of a blood test for the early detection of ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-06-21 Minimally invasive procedure provides new childbirth hope 0 None
2004-06-21 Chemobrain side effect in women may be overestimated 0 None
2004-06-17 Early patient response to Forteo in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis 0 None
2004-06-17 Intrinsa patch increases sexual desire in menopausal women 1 None
2004-06-17 Australian researchers have identified the hormone DHEAS as a new marker of low libido in women under 45 years 0 None
2004-06-16 Prediction of the age of menopause and hence a woman's reproductive prime 0 None
2004-06-16 Women are more likely than men to die from aortic dissection or tearing 0 None
2004-06-16 Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies women with chest pain at high risk 0 None
2004-06-16 Women's health study findings 0 None
2004-06-15 Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get 0 None
2004-06-15 What causes polycystic ovary syndrome? 0 None
2004-06-15 African-American women less likely to survive breast cancer than white women 0 None
2004-06-14 Seasons may be involved in onset of menopause 0 None
2004-06-14 Identification of early ovarian cancer symptoms may have important clinical implications 0 None
2004-06-12 Mammograms, wider access, better technologies needed 0 None
2004-06-12 Research shows there is no substitute for reliable birth control 1 5
2004-06-11 In-depth examination of potential improvements for breast cancer screening 0 None
2004-06-11 Virginia Health urges women of childbearing age to take folic acid 0 None
2004-06-10 The once youngest person in the world to survive a heart by-pass operation is expecting her 2nd child 0 5
2004-06-10 Survey finds over 60% of clinically obese women began dieting before 14 0 None
2004-06-10 Improving access to mammographies offers greatest potential for reducing lives lost to breast cancer 0 None
2004-06-10 Exercise is more influential than calcium intake in determining bone strength in young women 0 None
2004-06-09 Epilepsy drugs can increase the rate of bone loss in older women 0 None
2004-06-09 New blood test may help detect breast cancer 0 None
2004-06-09 FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production 0 None
2004-06-07 Obesity threatens health of women in nations previously not known for a growing percentage of overweight citizens 0 None
2004-06-07 Changing practices may raise African American women's breast cancer risk 0 None
2004-06-05 Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought 0 None
2004-06-05 Socioeconomic gradients in stage and grade of breast cancer at diagnosis 0 None
2004-06-03 One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain 0 None
2004-06-03 Uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer, will strike more than 40,000 U.S. women annually 0 None
2004-06-03 Cigarettes damage women’s lungs more than men’s lungs 0 None
2004-06-02 Growing problem of obesity in women from developing countries 0 None
2004-06-02 San Francisco judge has slammed the new Bush legislation on abortions as unconstitutional 0 None
2004-06-02 Anti-violence money directed at wrong end of the problem 0 None
2004-06-02 Fibroid tumors affecting many American women lack a key protein helps hold tissues together 0 None
2004-06-02 Federal abortion ban is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced 0 None
2004-06-02 Dow Corning breast implant claim checks to be mailed soon 0 None
2004-06-02 Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack 0 None
2004-05-31 Discovery of a key marker in breast cancer tumors 0 None
2004-05-31 There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause 0 None
2004-05-31 Breast reduction instead of removal a viable breast cancer alternative 0 None
2004-05-31 Women who regularly take aspirin at lower risk of breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-31 Women exposed in adulthood to cytomegalovirus may be at greater risk of breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-27 Clinical trial of 5 day treatment for earliest form of breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-27 Soy protects against cancer of womb 0 None
2004-05-27 More likely that older IVF mothers will suffer a pregnancy loss 0 None
2004-05-27 Obesity affects women's employment success 0 None
2004-05-26 Multivitamins with 0.4 - 0.8 mg of folic acid are best in birth defect prevention 0 4
2004-05-25 How women would like to manage heavy periods 0 None
2004-05-25 Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) 0 None
2004-05-25 Women who regularly take aspirin seem to be at lower risk of the most common type of breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-24 Women exposed to noise stress ate more cheese, chocolate, potato chips and popcorn after stress was over 0 None
2004-05-24 Women who are overweight or obese are more likely to receive a false-positive result on mammography screenings 0 None
2004-05-24 Intensive exercising after menopause may reduce bone loss 0 None
2004-05-24 Risk for future fractures in postmenopausal women 0 None
2004-05-22 Folic acid important before pregnancy 0 None
2004-05-20 Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight 0 None
2004-05-19 Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women 0 None
2004-05-19 25% of women in many countries voluntarily take folic acid tablets before conception 0 None
2004-05-17 Access to paid maternity leave in Australia is unequal within organisations and across industry sectors 0 None
2004-05-17 Inheriting the wrong version of a gene called CHEK2 doubles a woman's risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-15 Women are not checking for colon cancer 0 None
2004-05-14 Estrogen therapy may help bone density, muscle mass, sexual function, memory, and psychological wellbeing in postmenopausal women 0 None
2004-05-14 Minority women are disproportionately impacted by the autoimmune disease lupus 0 None
2004-05-13 Better understanding of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer 0 None
2004-05-13 A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby 0 None
2004-05-12 Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in women 0 None
2004-05-12 Ford Motors partners with Patti LaBelle to increase breast-cancer awareness 0 None
2004-05-12 People infected with chlamydia is at an all-time high 0 None
2004-05-12 Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking 0 None
2004-05-11 What's the fourth biggest killer in America? Over 51% of Americans don't know either 0 None
2004-05-10 New mums are being urged to give breastfeeding a go 0 None
2004-05-10 Survey serious misunderstandings about breastfeeding 0 None
2004-05-10 Female incontinence and sexual dysfunction questions answered 0 None
2004-05-08 SWHR urges women to learn about their unique health issues 0 None
2004-05-06 Launch of breast cancer channel 0 None
2004-05-06 Female testosterone patch significantly increased satisfying sexual activity and desire 0 None
2004-05-05 New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome 0 None
2004-05-05 Pregnancy massage may reduce the risk of premature births 0 None
2004-05-03 National day to prevent teen pregnancy 0 None
2004-05-03 Women underrate importance of colon cancer 0 None
2004-05-03 New electromagnetic imaging techniques to help detect breast abnormalities 0 None
2004-05-01 Protein expression of the tumor suppressing gene could play a vital role in ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-05-01 Researchers profile over 6000 genes in the two primary types of normal breast cells 0 None
2004-05-01 British government urging doctors to dissuade unnecessary Caesarean births 0 None
2004-04-30 Pregnant women need to be aware of coffee and tea strength 0 None
2004-04-29 Wine may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-04-29 Space technology may help fertility of a woman with cancer 0 None
2004-04-28 Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold 0 None
2004-04-28 Link between cardiovascular disease and type 1 (juvenile) diabetes amongst women has been significantly underestimated 0 None
2004-04-28 Australian research finds wine reduces ovarian cancer risk 0 None
2004-04-28 Untreated postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at risk for first spinal fracture within one year 0 None
2004-04-28 Women who exercise need to be aware of health issues relating to hygiene 0 2.7
2004-04-28 Significant drop in breast cancer death rates and rise in screening 0 None
2004-04-27 New NHS guidelines on caesarean sections 0 None
2004-04-27 Contraceptive pill may reduce sport injuries in women 0 None
2004-04-27 Menopause often wrongly blamed for poor sleep 0 None
2004-04-27 Dental x-rays when pregnant linked to low birth weight 0 None
2004-04-27 Women who have migraines with aura have a more than 50 percent increased risk of total stroke and 70 percent increase of ischemic stroke 0 None
2004-04-26 Give your mum a mammogram for mothers day 0 None
2004-04-26 Smoking tobacco with a water pipe increasingly popular among women 0 None
2004-04-25 New Australian report outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding 0 None
2004-04-23 Certain cells from a mother can cause immunity illness in children 0 None
2004-04-23 Schools failing to support teens who are pregnant or new mothers 0 None
2004-04-22 Breast cancer reduction findings need further investigation 0 None
2004-04-21 One woman’s efforts to eliminate health disparities 0 None
2004-04-21 Curves program raises metabolic rate in overweight women 0 5
2004-04-19 Iron may significantly improve women's attention, short-term and long-term memory 0 None
2004-04-19 Solvent used in nail polish may increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer 0 None
2004-04-19 Black women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have higher homocysteine levels 0 None
2004-04-19 Estrogen–like drugs may help postmenopausal women 0 None
2004-04-17 Female hormone replacement therapy back on the agenda 0 None
2004-04-16 £60 million boost for pregnant mums to reduce child poverty 0 None
2004-04-16 IVF improvements in United States 0 None
2004-04-16 Breast cancer treatment based on MIT radar research 0 None
2004-04-16 Three hours exercise reduces risk of breast cancer 0 None
2004-04-14 North America's largest-ever breast cancer enrolls 19,000th participant 0 None
2004-04-14 Women get better picture on hormone replacement therapy 0 None
2004-04-14 Fertility specialists find multiple birth rate declining 0 None
2004-04-14 Obese mothers increase likelihood of pre-eclampsia 0 None
2004-04-14 The amount of female smokers rose by 600% in the 20th century 0 None
2004-04-13 Small uterine fibroids are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage 0 None
2004-04-13 Overall rise in lung cancer and death in women 0 None
2004-04-13 Estrogen-alone hormone therapy had no effect on coronary heart disease risk 0 None
2004-04-13 NZ Research helps difficult pregnancies 0 None
2004-04-12 Unmarried women do not feel comfortable at doctors 0 None
2004-04-11 US Study Suggests New Approach to Breast Cancer Needed 0 None
2004-04-08 Cervical cancer screening in Northern Ireland falls short 0 None
2004-04-07 Women with a history of pre-eclampsia are at increased risk of cancer 0 None
2004-04-05 Australian research shows that ginger prevents nausea or morning sickness when pregnant 0 None
2004-04-05 Women treated with radiation therapy to cure Wilms tumor can have healthy babies if entire pelvis was not irradiated 0 5
2004-04-05 Newly diagnosed breast cancer patients who test positive for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations are twice as likely as non-carriers to opt for a double mastectomy 0 None
2004-03-30 WHO says more pregnant women getting antenatal care 0 None
2004-03-30 No increased risk of breast cancer from miscarriage or abortion 0 None
2004-03-29 Enzyme called COX-2 may promote the development of ovarian tumors 0 None
2004-03-23 Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System Lessens Decrease Hysterectomy Rates in Finland 0 None
2004-03-22 New computer program accurately estimates chance of developing breast cancer 0 None
2004-03-22 Decreased collagen may make women more susceptible to pelvic organ prolapse 0 None
2004-03-22 Fruits and vegetables promote stronger bones in girls 0 None
2004-03-22 Improvements needed in breast cancer treatment 0 None


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