Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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