Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - August 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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