Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - May 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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