Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - October 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-10-31 Breast cancer patients may benefit from new accelerated treatment 0 None
2006-10-30 Teen births cost U.S. Government $9.1 billion in 2004 0 None
2006-10-30 USA Today examines issues Supreme Court will decide in challenge to federal abortion ban 0 None
2006-10-30 Oral contraceptives increase risk for breast cancer in some women 0 None
2006-10-30 Sequencing of chemotherapy and radiation therapy for early breast cancer 0 None
2006-10-25 Confusion abounds on how to treat the menopause 0 None
2006-10-24 Sens. Feinstein, Snowe ask FDA for safety review of silicone breast implant manufacturer's product application 0 None
2006-10-24 Issues like abortion rights highlight ongoing debates over judicial activism, restraint 0 None
2006-10-24 First research, treatment clinic for inflammatory breast cancer to open at University of Texas 0 None
2006-10-24 Amgen, Brigham and Women's Hospital, NIH to launch women's health genome study 0 None
2006-10-24 Increased access to contraception not linked to decrease in numbers of unplanned pregnancies, abortions 0 None
2006-10-24 Women feel less trusting at work than men do 0 5
2006-10-23 Overweight women more likely to have polycystic ovary syndrome 0 None
2006-10-23 Identifying breast cancer patients most likely to benefit from Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy after adjuvant radiation and Tamoxifen 0 None
2006-10-23 Older mothers cope just as well with a new baby 0 None
2006-10-23 Race is associated with unfavorable breast cancer tumor biology 0 None
2006-10-23 Wall Street Journal examines debate over alternative HRT to treat menopausal symptoms 0 None
2006-10-23 Independent groups to highlight abortion, other issues in Maryland U.S. Senate race 0 None
2006-10-23 New Jersey Assembly Committee approves bill requiring pharmacists to fill emergency contraception prescriptions 0 None
2006-10-23 Portuguese Parliament approves referendum on loosening abortion restrictions 0 None
2006-10-23 Early detection, treatment of breast cancer leading to declining mortality rates 0 None
2006-10-22 Wyo. Gubernatorial Candidate Hunkins will seek abortion ban if Roe overturned, mandate 25-year sentences for assaults on pregnant woman 0 None
2006-10-22 Estonia's total fertility rate increasing in part because of Government program encouraging women to give birth 0 None
2006-10-20 Study shows women need and want to protect themselves against violence as they get older 0 None
2006-10-19 Idaho woman files lawsuit over Ortho Evra patch 0 None
2006-10-19 French policies subsidizing generous maternity leave, child-care allowances fuel rising birth rate 0 None
2006-10-19 Black women in Chicago more likely to die from breast cancer than white women 0 None
2006-10-19 African Union adopts reproductive health rights policy 0 None
2006-10-19 All women in U.S. should have right to quality health care, breast cancer screenings 0 None
2006-10-19 Japanese Government considers supporting assisted reproductive technologies 0 None
2006-10-18 Benefits of breast cancer screening questionable 0 None
2006-10-17 Contraceptive options in the U.S. examined 0 None
2006-10-17 Los Angeles Times examines Proposition 85 0 None
2006-10-17 Vitamin D may slow down breast cancer 0 None
2006-10-16 Abortion-rights, women's groups endorse Massachusetts Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Patrick 0 None
2006-10-16 Advocacy group asks FDA to launch criminal investigation of allegedly withheld data on silicone breast implant application 0 None
2006-10-16 New Jersey law for postpartum depression screening 0 None
2006-10-16 Violence against women 'severe, pervasive' worldwide 0 None
2006-10-16 Michigan Gubernatorial candidate DeVos 'thrilled' if state could enforce abortion ban 0 None
2006-10-16 Scalia says Liberal Judges have improperly established abortion rights 0 None
2006-10-16 Oregonian examines debate over State initiative that would require parental notification for teenagers ages 15 to 17 seeking an abortion 0 None
2006-10-05 Socioeconomic improvement for poor women has little effect on risk of delivering low-birthweight infants among blacks 0 None
2006-10-05 Health department for four Michigan counties overcharged low-income women for contraceptives 0 None
2006-10-05 Female circumcision banned in Indonesia at physician level 0 None


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