Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - September 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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