Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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

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