Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-12-28 Study determines costs of breast and cervical cancer detection among low-income women 0 None
2007-12-28 Breast cancer gene mutation more common in Hispanic, young black women 0 None
2007-12-20 Yale launches study of young women with heart attacks 0 None
2007-12-20 Osteoporosis in women - previous vertebral fracture equals increased long-term risk for new fracture 0 None
2007-12-20 Bone mineral density test predicts 'silent' spinal fractures years later 0 None
2007-12-19 Breasts damaged by cancer surgery reshaped using stem cell injections 0 None
2007-12-18 Miscarriage and abortion raises likelihood of future low birthweight babies 0 None
2007-12-18 Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections invade bladder cells 0 None
2007-12-17 Workplace opportunities and stresses are both increasing 0 None
2007-12-17 Women and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2007-12-17 Survey underscores importance of emotional/educational needs among women with advanced breast cancer 0 None
2007-12-17 Herceptin helps women with multiple chromosomes containing HER2 gene 0 None
2007-12-17 Addressing care gap in underserved women not easy 0 None
2007-12-14 Women persist in plastic surgery treatments that are not working 0 None
2007-12-14 Do people make better decisions when they understand average risk? 0 None
2007-12-14 A glass of wine a day may be of benefit to the health of older women 0 None
2007-12-13 Blood transfusions linked to surgery complications in women 0 None
2007-12-13 Likelihood of falling pregnant steadily decreases the fatter a woman is 0 None
2007-12-13 Relationship of female sex hormones to mood states and disorders merits better research 0 None
2007-12-13 Female lower back has evolved to accommodate the weight of pregnancy 0 None
2007-12-10 Calcium in coronary arteries may be linked to increased risk for heart disease in low-risk women 0 None
2007-12-10 Heartburn during pregnancy 0 4.7
2007-12-10 Fertility in Scotland 0 None
2007-12-10 ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients 0 None
2007-12-05 Topical treatment for age spots 0 None
2007-12-05 U.S. teen birth rate rose in 2006 for the first time since 1991 0 None
2007-12-05 British women so stressed that they're losing their hair 0 None
2007-12-05 Early abortions may be made easier for women in Britain 0 None
2007-12-05 UK fertility regulator wants fewer IVF twin births in order to save lives 0 None
2007-12-04 Chips and crisps on a daily basis raise a woman's cancer risk 0 5
2007-12-03 Women being treated for AIDS could end up dying of cervical cancer unless they have access to screening and treatment 0 None
2007-12-03 Study looks at blood transfusion outcomes in women 0 None
2007-11-29 Cancer risks for urban African-American women grow, healthy diets more difficult to maintain 0 None
2007-11-29 Osteoporosis linked to depression and responsible for more fractures than first thought 0 None
2007-11-27 Unprecedented increase in the use of radiologic exams on pregnant women 0 None
2007-11-27 Factors identified to predict hip fracture in postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-11-27 Model provides risk factors for hip fractures in older women 0 None
2007-11-27 Pregnant women may be having too many high-tech scans 0 None
2007-11-27 City life raises a woman's risk of breast cancer 0 None
2007-11-27 Smoking and depression often go hand-in-hand for new mothers 0 None
2007-11-27 High-glycemic index carbs linked to greater type 2 diabetes risk in Chinese and African-American women 0 None
2007-11-27 Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons prior to pregnancy could limit offspring's fertility 0 None
2007-11-27 Premenopausal women with depression have less bone mass 0 None
2007-11-27 City women have denser breasts, making them more likely to develop breast cancer 0 None
2007-11-27 Cultural differences in understanding of mammography 0 None
2007-11-22 Top priorities for breast cancer research 0 None
2007-11-21 Pregnant women pass on the effects of smoking 0 None
2007-11-21 Threat women face from vascular disease not widely understood 0 None
2007-11-20 New mums short on sleep pile on the pounds 0 None
2007-11-20 Project aims to deepen the medical and research community's understanding of women's health 0 None
2007-11-20 Impact of sleep deprivation on postpartum weight retention 0 None
2007-11-19 Gender roles and not gender bias hold back women scientists 0 None
2007-11-19 Persistent genital arousal disorder in women 0 None
2007-11-16 Kisspeptin and GPR54 may be the future of ovarian cancer treatment 0 3
2007-11-16 More women opting to have both breasts removed when cancer has been found in only one breast 0 None
2007-11-16 Woman's menstrual cycle provides newly discovered type of stem cell 0 None
2007-11-16 Greater support and less marital conflict leads to later onset of puberty in girls 0 None
2007-11-15 Experts say obese women should be refused fertility treatment 0 None
2007-11-15 Curvy women have the edge on their skinny sisters 0 None
2007-11-14 UK hospitals short changing women with heart failure 0 None
2007-11-14 Occasional binge drinking during pregnancy does not harm fetus review says 0 5
2007-11-13 Two proteins may be survival markers in some breast cancers 0 None
2007-11-13 UK women have caught up with men in their alcohol consumption 0 None
2007-11-13 Research highlights important indicators of early-stage ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-11-13 Exercise and education improves function and symptoms in women with fibromyalgia 0 None
2007-11-13 Role of psychological well-being in premature delivery 0 None
2007-11-13 Cell response to stress signals predicts tumors in women with common pre-breast cancer 0 None
2007-11-13 Molecular markers predict risk for invasive breast cancer years before the tumor develops 0 None
2007-11-07 Questions raised over the safety of the long-term use of the birth control pill 0 None
2007-11-06 UK study looks at obesity in women 0 None
2007-11-06 Fear of gaining weight and smoking cessation in women 0 None
2007-11-06 Cancer risks for overweight women 0 None
2007-11-06 Women with implantable cardioverter defibrillators fare less well than men 0 None
2007-11-06 Breast cancer screening may not be cost-effective for older women on dialysis 0 None
2007-11-05 American women at increased risk of silent coronaries 0 None
2007-11-05 Uplifting news about sagging boobs 0 5
2007-11-05 Overweight mothers run greater risk of having hyperactive children 0 None
2007-11-02 New understanding of gestational diabetes 0 None
2007-11-02 Discovery of novel mechanism to predict survival in older women with early stage lung cancer 0 None
2007-11-02 Breastfeeding shown not to adversely affect breast shape 0 None
2007-11-01 Fertility diet 0 None
2007-10-31 Roche's organ-rejection drug CellCept increases risk of birth defects, miscarriage, FDA says 0 None
2007-10-31 Pope says pharmacists have right to conscientiously object to fill emergency contraception 0 None
2007-10-31 Coalition's guidelines on fish consumption for pregnant women 'misleading,' opinion piece says 0 None
2007-10-31 Elective Caesareans put mums and babes at risk of death 0 None
2007-10-31 Breast cancer victims who smoke not at risk for more aggressive tumors 0 None
2007-10-31 The risks linked to caesarean births 0 None
2007-10-30 Massachusetts Bill that would expand abortion clinic buffer zones provides 'reasonable balance,' editorial says 0 None
2007-10-30 Kansas Supreme Court delays Grand Jury investigation of abortion provider Tiller to decide if panel should convene 0 None
2007-10-30 National Right to Life Committee defends Brownback's talks with Giuliani on abortion views 0 None
2007-10-30 Missouri Gov. Blunt launches task force to investigate health effects of abortion 0 None
2007-10-29 Extra radiation dose prevents breast cancer return in young women 0 None
2007-10-29 Study confirms the aggressive nature of breast cancer in African-American women 0 None
2007-10-29 Planned Parenthood files suit against Missouri law that would require abortion clinics to upgrade facilities 0 None
2007-10-29 U.S. political candidates' views on abortion 'not especially important,' opinion piece says 0 None
2007-10-29 Women who have precancerous lesions removed have increased risk of developing cervical, vaginal cancer for at least 25 years 0 None
2007-10-29 Egypt, Morocco, Palestinian territories to join U.S.-Middle East breast cancer partnership, First Lady Bush says 0 None
2007-10-29 Hopkins report: Next generation contraceptive implants are cheaper, highly effective, and available now 0 None
2007-10-28 Women with breast cancer have less dermatitis when treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy 0 None
2007-10-28 Twice the risk of cervical cancer despite operation 0 None
2007-10-28 Smoking does not result in more advanced stage diagnoses or aggressive breast cancers 0 None
2007-10-28 Removal of uterus increases risk of urinary incontinence 0 None
2007-10-28 Extensive review supports safety of silicone breast implants 0 None
2007-10-28 New and safer infertility treatment produces healthy twins 0 None
2007-10-25 Women still face cancer risk 25 years after treatment 0 None
2007-10-25 Obesity risks increase after menopause 0 None
2007-10-25 The cost of having a baby 0 4
2007-10-24 Pregnant women at risk for unnecessary operations due to misdiagnosis of appendicitis 0 None
2007-10-24 Alcoholism in the family linked to greater sweet preferences among women 0 None
2007-10-24 Informed choice in mammography screening 0 None
2007-10-24 Trial of an individualized menopause decision aid 0 None
2007-10-23 Inflammatory breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-23 Weight gain in middle-age linked to breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-22 Women who gain weight throughout adulthood have a greater breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-10-22 Coronary heart disease and women 0 None
2007-10-22 Experts warn women about experimental fertility options 0 None
2007-10-19 Exposure to sunlight may decrease risk of advanced breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-19 Sunlight may decrease risk of advanced breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-19 Early intervention benefits women with acute coronary syndromes 0 None
2007-10-17 Big breasts a pain for some women 0 None
2007-10-17 Hands and knees posture in late pregnancy or labor for fetal malposition 0 None
2007-10-17 Enemas during labour 0 None
2007-10-17 British doctors say cut the time limit for abortions 0 None
2007-10-16 Inflammatory breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-16 Blood levels of progesterone may impact blood vessel function 0 5
2007-10-16 Obesity strongest risk factor for colorectal cancer in women 0 None
2007-10-16 Hormone oxytocin predicts level of bonding between mother and child 0 None
2007-10-16 Feminism and romance are not incompatible 0 None
2007-10-15 Annual maternal mortality ratio decline rate below target 0 None
2007-10-15 Breast cancer radiation does not affect women's immune system 0 None
2007-10-15 Top of the range lipsticks contain high levels of lead 0 None
2007-10-12 Through the labyrinth: the truth about how women become leaders 0 None
2007-10-12 Breast cancer awareness calls for cardiovascular awareness 0 None
2007-10-11 To drink or not while pregnant? that is the question 0 None
2007-10-11 Swedish lifestyle stops women working 0 None
2007-10-10 Cancer conflict with adjuvant chemotherapy 0 None
2007-10-10 Women on low-fat diets reduce their risk of ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-10-10 Women with high or increasing blood pressure more likely to develop diabetes 0 None
2007-10-10 Caesarean or natural birth? 0 None
2007-10-10 Low-fat diet may decrease risk of ovarian cancer in postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-10-09 African-American women less likely to have adjuvant cancer therapy than white women 0 None
2007-10-09 Link between woman's hips and daughter's risk of breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-09 Treatment for breast cancer differs between African-American women and white women 0 None
2007-10-07 Experts urge women to eat plenty of fish while pregnant 0 None
2007-10-04 Microvascular disease mostly a concern for women 1 None
2007-10-04 Large gap between physician and patient understanding of necessity of monthly periods 0 None
2007-10-03 Cholesterol levels both high and low linked to premature births 0 None
2007-10-03 When it comes to preventing cancer, women believe they're doing more than they actually are 0 None
2007-10-02 First significant genetic finding in severe premenstrual dysphoric disorder 0 None
2007-10-02 Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to New York contraceptive coverage law 0 None
2007-10-02 GE Healthcare to address use of ultrasound machine in India for sex-selective abortions 0 None
2007-10-02 Connecticut Catholic Bishops agree to comply with law requiring hospitals to dispense EC to rape survivors 0 None
2007-10-02 Family planning advocates in Philippines to file lawsuit against cabinet member barring contraceptives at clinics as Manila Mayor 0 None
2007-10-02 EEOC files lawsuit against Bloomberg L.P. over maternity leave discrimination 0 None
2007-10-02 Many American women misinformed about breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-02 Fetal cell "transplant" could be a hidden link between childbirth and reduced risk of breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-02 Severe premenstrual syndrome and sleep quality 0 None
2007-10-02 Breast cancer screening 0 None
2007-10-02 Obese moms-to-be should gain less weight than currently recommended 0 None
2007-10-02 Single-sex education for girls 0 None
2007-10-02 Residual fetal cells in women may provide protection against breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-02 Pregnancy after breast cancer is possible 0 None
2007-10-02 Panic attacks may increase risk of heart attack or stroke in older women 0 None
2007-10-02 Notch gene may lead to new methods of beating breast cancer 0 None
2007-10-02 Low maternal cholesterol levels may lead to adverse birth outcomes 0 None
2007-10-02 Lifestyle changes could prevent one in ten cases of breast cancer by 2024 0 None
2007-10-02 Improved breast cancer awareness in older women could save lives 0 None
2007-10-02 Gene discovery that affects breast cancer treatment 0 None
2007-10-01 Testing women for group B strep during pregnancy could save Britain GBP37 million a year 2 None
2007-10-01 Residual fetal cells in women both detrimental and beneficial to women's health 0 None
2007-10-01 More research needed on sex differences in lung cancer 0 None
2007-09-27 Wine, beer and spirits all equal when it comes to breast cancer 0 None
2007-09-27 Exercise might actually increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-09-27 Pregnancy does not harm chances of survival from cancer 0 None
2007-09-27 New breast cancer screening guidelines 0 None
2007-09-27 $2.19 million grant to study therapy for women with depression 0 None
2007-09-27 Relationship between stress and breast cancer 1 None
2007-09-27 High impact exercise in the first phase of pregnancy appears to triple risk of miscarriage 0 None
2007-09-27 All alcohol consumption linked to breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-09-26 NHS in Britain aims to improve women's experience of childbirth 0 None
2007-09-25 Breast cancer survivors optimistic, yet lack critical information on reducing recurrence 0 None
2007-09-25 Breast cancer death rate continues to drop 0 None
2007-09-24 World's first study into air travel and breast cancer condition 1 None
2007-09-24 Discovery of 350 genes related to female fertility 0 None
2007-09-24 Is there really a 'mommy' gene in women? 0 None
2007-09-21 Older women more knowledgeable about cholesterol than younger women 0 None
2007-09-21 Women with low levels of vitamin D have an increased risk of hip fracture 0 None
2007-09-20 10% of women infected with human papillomavirus by age 16 0 None
2007-09-20 Cervical cancer screening: Too many are left unprotected 0 None
2007-09-18 Maternal depression and controlling behavior associated with increased stress response in infants 0 None
2007-09-18 Women generally unaware of landmark hormone therapy study 0 None
2007-09-18 Early childbearing, marital status, and women's health and mortality after age 50 0 None
2007-09-18 Women prescribed drugs linked to birth defects not often advised to use birth control 0 None
2007-09-17 Fatigue after treatment for early stage breast cancer 0 None
2007-09-13 Smaller breast reduction surgeries provide health benefits and should be reimbursed 0 None
2007-09-13 Pregnancy appears to cut risks for HIV-infected women 0 None
2007-09-12 The benefits of the contraceptive pill far outweigh the risks 0 None
2007-09-12 The contraceptive pill may reduce risk of developing cancer 0 None
2007-09-12 National effort to preserve, restore fertility in women with cancer 0 None
2007-09-12 New insight into breast cancer development in high-risk women 0 None
2007-09-11 One in two women at high risk of bone fractures don't receive preventative treatment 0 5
2007-09-11 Sleep deprived women at risk of heart disease 0 None
2007-09-11 Better bras would mean less breast pain for women who exercise 0 5
2007-09-11 Eight things you need to know about ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-09-11 Everything that itches isn't a yeast infection! 1 None
2007-09-10 Mothers-to-be in Britain will get £200 to spend on healthy food 0 None
2007-09-10 Pregnancy may open a window of vulnerability for developing binge eating disorder 0 None
2007-09-10 Significant association between alcohol and endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-09-09 Link found between a lack of vitamin D and pre-eclampsia 0 None
2007-09-05 Vaginal bleeding a sign of endometrial cancer 2 1
2007-09-05 Exercise and yoga improves quality of life in women with early-stage breast cancer 0 None
2007-09-04 Deodorants and breast there a link? 0 5
2007-09-04 Childhood abuse predisposes women to health problems later in life 0 None
2007-09-03 Pregnancy-induced hypertension 1 None
2007-09-03 Pregnant women exposed to passive smoking are more likely to have sleep disturbances 0 None
2007-09-03 Women soon able to choose when to have children 0 None
2007-09-03 Women warned about cosmetic vaginal surgery 1 None
2007-09-03 Diets double the odds a teenage girl will begin smoking 0 None
2007-09-03 Intrauterine contraceptive devices are underused in developed countries 0 None
2007-09-03 Baby's conception and birth influences mother's dreams 0 None
2007-08-30 Early surgical removal of the ovaries increases a woman's risk of neurological disorders 0 None
2007-08-30 Estrogen protects women's brains prior to menopause 0 None
2007-08-29 Breastfeeding-friendly practices in hospitals improve long-term breastfeeding success 0 None
2007-08-29 How new mothers cradle baby a clue to their mental state 0 None
2007-08-29 Hypnosis session before breast cancer surgery aids recovery 0 None
2007-08-28 Is it safe to use Lybrel to eliminate periods? 0 None
2007-08-27 Infertility and obesity go together for some women 0 None
2007-08-22 Women ignorant on cholesterol numbers 0 None
2007-08-21 Shutting up in domestic row not good for women's health 0 None
2007-08-21 Study finds women more likely to know high school weight than cholesterol numbers 0 None
2007-08-21 Weight loss in women may be a precursor for Alzheimer's 0 None
2007-08-17 Women with a history of gestational diabetes may have higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer 0 None
2007-08-17 Large study to look at injuries that afflict millions of women as a result of childbirth 0 None
2007-08-16 Abortion pill does not spoil later pregnancies 0 None
2007-08-16 Drop in breast cancer incidence linked to hormone use, not mammograms 1 None
2007-08-16 Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada 0 None
2007-08-14 Vitamin supplements no benefit to women's heart health 0 2
2007-08-13 Risk of bacterial vaginosis linked to preterm birth appears higher for African-Americans 0 None
2007-08-11 Women with migraines and aura have higher stroke risk 0 None
2007-08-09 Estrogen deficiency may trigger the development of high blood pressure and obesity in aged females 0 None
2007-08-08 Breast implant surgery triples suicide risk 0 None
2007-08-08 When it comes to life partners women don't want macho men 0 None
2007-08-08 Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV 0 None
2007-08-08 Breast implants and risk of suicide 0 None
2007-08-07 Breastfeeding is the normal, natural way to feed babies 0 None
2007-08-07 Perk up the memory girls with three cups of coffee a day! 0 None
2007-08-07 Mother and daughter tackle obesity and diabetes together 0 None
2007-08-07 Caffeine may help older women protect their thinking skills 0 None
2007-08-07 How much water should you drink a day? 0 5
2007-08-07 Social dynamics of obesity 0 None
2007-08-06 18 to 25 percent of women suffer from migraines 0 None
2007-08-06 Determinants of inadequate prenatal care utilization by African American women 0 None
2007-08-03 Age is important in HRT use 0 None
2007-08-03 Study looks at progesterone therapy 0 None
2007-08-02 New pregnancy labeling rules should be approved without delay 0 None
2007-08-02 Erroneous messages on diet and breast cancer with potentially life threatening consequences 0 None
2007-08-01 Report reveals pregnancies exposed to accutane despite iPledge 0 None
2007-08-01 Active management of risk in pregnancy lowers Cesarean rates 0 None
2007-07-31 New oral contraceptive means 365 period free days a year 0 None
2007-07-31 Material advantages increasing for better-educated mothers and their children 0 None
2007-07-31 Contraceptive sponge making a comeback 0 None
2007-07-27 More research needed on uterine fibroid treatment options 0 None
2007-07-27 Women more prone to brain damage from alcohol abuse than men 0 None
2007-07-25 Link between breast cancer and hormone therapy confirmed 0 None
2007-07-25 Home based support for disadvantaged adult mothers 0 None
2007-07-25 Breast cancer and HRT 0 None
2007-07-24 Regular mammograms after breast cancer lower rate of death from breast cancer 0 None
2007-07-24 Pregnancy acceptance important in formation of mother/child bond 0 None
2007-07-23 Group therapy does not prolong the lives of women with metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2007-07-22 Teen mums in UK to have option of contraceptive shot or implant 0 None
2007-07-22 Smoking brings on the menopause 0 None
2007-07-20 Implications of a false-positive breast cancer test results 0 None
2007-07-20 New study on breast feeding and post natal depression 0 None
2007-07-18 University of Hertfordshire improves care offered to women and their babies 0 None
2007-07-18 Genetic variation linked to premenstrual depression 0 None
2007-07-18 Diet and exercise better than diet alone for losing weight after pregnancy 0 None
2007-07-18 Review of subdermal implantable contraceptives 0 None
2007-07-18 Vegetable, fruit and fiber rich - low fat diet, does not appear to reduce breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2007-07-18 Continuous support for women during childbirth 0 None
2007-07-17 Healthy diet does not prevent recurrence of breast cancer 0 None
2007-07-17 Grapefruit linked to increased risk for breast cancer 0 None
2007-07-17 Women's cognitive decline associated with interrupted or fitful sleep 0 None
2007-07-17 Older women with memory problems at higher risk of sleep disorders 0 None
2007-07-16 Girl talk can create more problems than it solves 0 None
2007-07-16 Uninsured women not getting regular Pap smears 0 None
2007-07-16 Women who have suffered heart attacks have higher rates of depression compared to men 0 None
2007-07-13 2 week wait rule for breast cancer patients questioned 0 None
2007-07-13 Helpful hints for healthy diets 0 None
2007-07-13 Importance of starting pregnancy at a healthy weight 0 None
2007-07-12 Chemotherapy may benefit all women with a BRCA1 mutation 0 None
2007-07-12 For older women HRT a risky option 0 None
2007-07-11 No benefit from HRT for older women 0 None
2007-07-11 Vaginal health 0 None
2007-07-11 More women authors and collaboration now the norm for communication faculty 0 None
2007-07-11 Western diet increases breast cancer risk in Asian women 0 5
2007-07-10 African-Americans women more likely to present with later stage and higher grade breast cancer tumors compared to Caucasians 0 None
2007-07-10 Breast cancers to be more aggressive in African-American women 0 None
2007-07-10 Postmenopausal Asian women who eat a Western diet at greater risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2007-07-10 Wall Street Journal examines women's health initiative findings on HRT's effect on heart attack risk 0 None
2007-07-10 Scottish Cardinal calls on British Prime Minister Brown to review U.K.'s abortion laws 0 None
2007-07-10 Planned Parenthood affiliate files petition in Kansas Supreme Court against former State AG Kline 0 None
2007-07-10 MarketWatch examines costs of high-deductible health plans for women 0 None
2007-07-09 Low testosterone levels in post-menopausal women associated with heart disease 2 5
2007-07-09 A comparison of weight-control behaviors in African-American and Caucasian women 0 None
2007-07-09 Breast enlargements in just over an hour! 0 None
2007-07-04 Bacteria from mouth found in the amniotic fluid of some pregnant women 0 None
2007-07-04 Complementary therapies in assisted reproduction may diminish the effectiveness of medical treatment for infertility in women 0 None
2007-07-04 Mother donates eggs to infertile daughter 0 None
2007-07-03 Young girls have eggs extracted before chemo to protect fertility 0 None
2007-06-29 Cervarix vaccine provides broad protection against cervical cancer 0 None
2007-06-29 Injections of autologous myoblasts and fibroblasts could relieve stress urinary incontinence in women 0 None
2007-06-29 Breast cancer survival runs in the family 0 None
2007-06-27 British doctors call for easier abortions 0 None
2007-06-27 Calcium from food better than pills 0 None
2007-06-27 Women beware, permanent makeup can cause permanent disfigurement 0 None
2007-06-27 Ultrasound follow-up can spare women from unnecessary, invasive biopsies 0 None
2007-06-26 Women's mortality rates for cardiovascular disease differ widely among hospitals 0 None
2007-06-26 Women need to start thinking about heart disease prevention before menopause 0 None
2007-06-23 Ovarian cancer is not a symptom free disease 0 None
2007-06-23 Extra vitamin A does not help mothers and children in developing countries 0 None
2007-06-23 Morning sickness may indicate lower risk of breast cancer 0 None
2007-06-23 Truth on postmenopausal hormone therapy and coronary disease 0 None
2007-06-23 Mid-life stroke in women 0 None
2007-06-23 Estrogen use lowered one risk factor for heart disease among some younger postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-06-22 House approves bill that would allow contraceptive donations to international groups barred from funding 0 None
2007-06-21 HRT not such a bad idea after all! 0 None
2007-06-20 Size of family appears to affect breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-06-20 Calcium from food best for protecting bone health 0 None
2007-06-20 Doubt cast on reliabilty of current models for breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-06-20 Women can avoid breast reduction surgery by being fitted for their bras 1 None
2007-06-19 Safe blood for safe motherhood 0 None
2007-06-19 Breast feeding for thirteen months or more reduces mother's risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2007-06-17 Hormone therapy can extend life in ovarian cancer patients 0 None
2007-06-17 Simple steps make breast cancer survivors eager to exercise 0 None
2007-06-16 Women well-informed about breast cancer although lack knowledge about current treatments 0 None
2007-06-16 Childbirth-related hospitalizations among adolescent girls 0 None
2007-06-15 Periodontal diseases are a threat to women of all ages 0 None
2007-06-14 Diets rich in fruits and vegetables best for breast cancer survival 1 None
2007-06-14 Impact of diet or physical activity on breast cancer survival 0 None
2007-06-13 Will list of symptoms for ovarian cancer save lives? 0 None
2007-06-12 Doctors warn pregnant women to stay out of the sun 0 1
2007-06-08 Facts about heart disease for women 0 None
2007-06-08 Diabetes easily identified in pregnant women with simple blood test 0 None
2007-06-08 Obese women can lose weight and it won't hurt the baby 0 None
2007-06-08 How exercise helps people with cancer 0 None
2007-06-07 Why do more women than men die from strokes? 0 None
2007-06-05 BMA says no alcohol for pregnant women 0 None
2007-06-05 Hot flashes may be a good sign for women with early stage breast cancer 0 None
2007-06-05 More women exercise, the more they need to eat to stay healthy 0 None
2007-06-03 Reducing caesarean rates 0 None
2007-06-03 Researchers to discuss gene that may be linked to polycystic ovary syndrome 0 5
2007-06-01 Young women in China too shy to ask for contraceptives 0 None
2007-06-01 Stress experienced by a woman during pregnancy may effect unborn child 0 None
2007-06-01 Research aims to improve health of women, children in developing countries 0 None
2007-06-01 New toolkit to assist humanitarian workers assess reproductive health needs of women refugees 0 None
2007-06-01 New mothers often not asked about depression 0 None
2007-05-30 Soy nuts lower blood pressure in postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-05-30 Vitamin D and calcium lower risk of premenopausal breast cancer 0 None
2007-05-30 Good news for women who choose mastectomy over lumpectomy 0 None
2007-05-30 HIV and malaria combine to adversely affect pregnant women and their infants 0 None
2007-05-30 Depression is a risk factor for osteoporosis 0 None
2007-05-28 Women with breast cancer do not get potentially life-saving information 0 5
2007-05-24 Hormone therapy and menopause study 0 None
2007-05-24 Moderate alcohol consumption lowers women's risk of heart attack 0 None
2007-05-24 Effects of estrogen therapy with perimenopausal women 0 None
2007-05-24 Sleep apnea is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus and pregnancy-induced hypertension 0 1
2007-05-24 U.S. parents not in favor of HPV vaccine mandates 0 None
2007-05-22 Surgeries to treat urinary incontinence in women 0 None
2007-05-22 Women diagnosed with breast cancer should either get exercising or keep exercising 0 None
2007-05-22 Breast MRI may have a role in evaluation of newly diagnosed breast cancers 0 None
2007-05-22 Sling better than colposuspension for stress urinary incontinence 0 None
2007-05-21 FDA soon to approve contraceptive pill Lybrel that also stops periods 0 1
2007-05-21 New breast cancer treatment may dispense with the need for chemotherapy 0 None
2007-05-20 Hormone treatment could cut need for chemo in some younger breast cancer patients 0 None
2007-05-20 Aspirin during pregnancy could reduce risk of pre-eclampsia 0 None
2007-05-18 Sally speaks on osteoporosis story on Capitol Hill 0 None
2007-05-17 Health effects of isoflavones and breast cancer 0 3
2007-05-17 Merits and risks of postmenopausal hormone therapy 0 None
2007-05-16 Sex differences in health awareness 0 None
2007-05-16 Just 75 minutes of exercise per week helps improve fitness levels for postmenopausal women who are overweight 0 None
2007-05-16 New educational tool for women who are thinking about breastfeeding 0 None
2007-05-15 Just 10 minutes of exercise each day helps inactive overweight women 0 None
2007-05-15 Cancer experts concerned over drop in mammogram rates 0 None
2007-05-15 Conference looks at reproductive choices, infant feeding and teenage parenthood 0 None
2007-05-15 Female reproductive function is influenced by childhood environment 0 None
2007-05-15 Calcium plus vitamin D may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women 0 None
2007-05-15 Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative increases breastfeeding rates 0 4
2007-05-15 Fifteen different pesticides in the organisms of pregnant women 0 None
2007-05-11 Should women be prescribed statins? 0 None
2007-05-11 Most women 55 years and younger who have heart attacks don't recognize warning signs 0 None
2007-05-10 Important for pregnant women to get healthful exercise 0 None
2007-05-10 Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis treatment in women 0 None
2007-05-10 One-third of pregnancies in the United States are unwanted 0 None
2007-05-09 Cancer screening in women: BMI and adherence to physician recommendations 0 None
2007-05-09 It is highly unlikely that older women generate new eggs 0 None
2007-05-08 Losing weight through calorie cutting won't lead to increased disability in older women 0 None
2007-05-08 No alcohol in pregancy is the safest choice 0 None
2007-05-04 Radiation for breast cancer not likely to increase heart attack risk 0 None
2007-05-04 Treating pelvic and back pain in pregnancy 0 None
2007-05-04 Treatment with zoledronic acid effective in reducing fractures in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2007-05-04 Women who use estrogen hormone therapy before 65 reduce likelihood of Alzheimer's or dementia 0 None
2007-05-04 Breastfeeding and the good fats in Omega-3 fatty acids help new moms fight depression 0 None
2007-05-03 Just to confuse you even more - HRT now linked to Alzheimer's! 0 None
2007-05-02 Biden discusses opposition to Supreme Court opinion in federal abortion ban case 0 None
2007-05-02 Monthly interpersonal psychotherapy effective in preventing recurrence of depression in women 0 None
2007-05-02 Migraines during pregnancy linked to vascular diseases 0 None
2007-05-02 Testosterone cream does not increase sexual drive in female cancer survivors 0 None
2007-05-02 Low libido experienced by female cancer survivors is not boosted by testosterone creams 0 None
2007-05-01 Actions taken on abortion-related legislation in Kansas, Missouri, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas 0 None
2007-05-01 Komen study profiles eight communities nationwide 'most affected' by breast cancer 0 None
2007-05-01 Court should strike campaign finance law provisions challenged by antiabortion group, uphold other requirements 0 None
2007-05-01 Minority widows are at a particularly high risk of poverty in late life 0 None
2007-04-30 Texas Legislature passes bill to halt Gov. Perry's executive order mandating HPV vaccine 0 None
2007-04-30 Wall Street Journal examines ethical questions, efficacy of fertility restoration technique involving freezing ovarian tissue 0 None
2007-04-30 NEJM publishes perspective pieces responding to Supreme Court ruling federal abortion ban constitutional 0 None
2007-04-30 U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in case over Wisconsin antiabortion group's appeal of campaign finance law 0 None
2007-04-30 Mexico City bill that legalizes abortion during first three months' gestation published into law 0 None
2007-04-30 Democratic Presidential candidates discuss abortion rights 0 None
2007-04-29 Ratio of women stricken with MS rockets by 50% each decade 0 None
2007-04-27 Taking low dose aspirin does not protect older women against cognitive decline 0 None
2007-04-27 Study looks at reproductive health of girls who developed HIV at birth 0 None
2007-04-26 Frequent self-weighing is not associated with depression in women 0 None
2007-04-25 Pregnant U.S. women commonly smoke 0 None
2007-04-25 Underlying causes of hot flashes 0 None
2007-04-25 Age when a woman's periods start may affect her children's growth rate 0 None
2007-04-25 Why yearly checkups are important for women 0 None
2007-04-24 Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis 0 None
2007-04-24 Neither induced abortion nor miscarriage associated with breast cancer risk in premenopausal women 0 None
2007-04-24 Migraines may help women protect their memory 0 None
2007-04-23 Abortions do not increase risk for breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-20 Women who take hormone replacement therapy are more likely to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-20 Lawmakers urged to provide much needed oversight of bioidentical hormones 0 None
2007-04-20 Response to paper on ovarian cancer in the Million Women study 0 None
2007-04-20 Women more likely to go without needed health care insurance 0 None
2007-04-20 International Menopause Society reaction to report on breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Understanding personal genetic risk for familial breast cancer eases anxieties 0 None
2007-04-19 Chinese herbs may help women with breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Preoperative chemotherapy is safe for women with early stage operable breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Cancer genetic risk assessment for individuals at risk of familial breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-19 Emergency contraception does not reduce unintended pregnancy rate 0 None
2007-04-19 Obese women 3.5 times more likely to require a Caesarean 0 None
2007-04-19 Decrease in breast cancer incidence linked to drop in HRT 0 None
2007-04-19 Breast cancer incidence continues to trend low in 2004 0 None
2007-04-19 Providing emergency contraception before it is needed does not reduce pregnancy rates 0 None
2007-04-19 Drop in HRT use linked to decrease in breast cancer rates 0 None
2007-04-19 HRT responsible for 1000 deaths in Britain from ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-18 Immune system disorder may be the cause of unexplained infertility 0 None
2007-04-18 UK doctors shy away from performing abortions 0 None
2007-04-17 Breastfeeding reduces risk of invasive breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-16 Epigenetic factors that increase breast cancer risk 0 None
2007-04-11 Team sports helps breast cancer survivors 0 None
2007-04-10 Scientists identify protein key to breast cancer spread 0 None
2007-04-10 A woman's chance of undergoing a hysterectomy can now be accurately predicted 0 None
2007-04-09 More aggressive breast cancer in Hispanics independent of healthcare utilization 0 None
2007-04-09 Many women undertreated for ovarian cancer 0 None
2007-04-08 HRT scare questioned 0 None
2007-04-07 Physical, emotional burden of breast cancer lingers for older survivors 0 None
2007-04-07 Stress affects levels of serum cytokines across pregnancy 0 3
2007-04-07 Montefiore Medical Center launches human papilloma virus clinic 0 None
2007-04-05 Are multivitamins necessary? 0 2.5
2007-04-05 Women unaware of health risks of surgical adhesions 1 5
2007-04-04 Reauthorization of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program gives women access to life-saving early detection 0 None
2007-04-04 No apparent increase in coronary heart disease for women who initiate hormone therapy 0 None
2007-04-04 Need for a national database of epidural complications 0 None
2007-04-04 Although breast cancer mortality has declined as a whole, declines are greatest for women under 70 0 None
2007-04-04 New guidelines for mammography 0 None
2007-04-04 Women need to be well-informed about mammography screening 0 None
2007-04-04 Treatment options for endometriosis 0 None
2007-04-04 Boston IVF announces participant in fully enrolled egg freezing study has become pregnant 0 None
2007-04-04 Eating red meat increases a woman's chance of developing breast cancer 0 None
2007-04-04 Women who initiate hormone therapy closer to menopause tend to have a reduced risk of coronary heart disease 0 1
2007-04-03 Postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of cardiovascular disease by age and years since menopause 0 None
2007-04-03 Women ages 40 to 49 urged to consult with doctors before undergoing routine mammography 0 None
2007-04-03 Obstetric fistula, impact on women 0 None
2007-04-03 Philadelphia Inquirer examines efficacy of genetic testing to determine risk of breast cancer relapse 0 None
2007-04-02 Few surgeons routinely refer breast cancer patients for reconstruction 0 None
2007-04-02 Postmenopausal women encouraged to maintain regular health care 0 None
2007-04-02 Triple negative breast cancers more common among women who are African American and Hispanic, under 40 years old 0 None
2007-04-02 Symphysiotomy could dramatically reduce maternal deaths 0 None
2007-04-02 Long-term low to moderate doses of aspirin beneficial for women 0 None
2007-04-02 New York progresses HPV vaccine distribution to health providers, school clinics 0 None
2007-04-02 More women with family breast cancer history inquiring about MRI screening following ACS guidelines 0 None
2007-04-02 Hot flashes in women linked to high blood pressure 0 None
2007-04-02 Ultrasound and blood tests screen high-risk pregnant mothers for placental damage 0 3
2007-04-02 Excessive weight gain during pregnancy directly associated with having an overweight child 0 None
2007-04-02 New screening method for cervical cancer holds promise 0 None
2007-04-02 Mexico City lawmakers begin hearings on abortion during first three months 0 None
2007-04-02 Fragmented sleep increases spontaneous pain in women 0 None
2007-03-31 Women with a recent diagnosis of cancer in one breast should have MRI screening of the opposite breast 0 None
2007-03-31 MRI as a key component of the diagnostic workup for women with breast cancer 0 None
2007-03-30 Exercise in old age prevents onset of arthritis symptoms 0 None
2007-03-30 Under-representation of women in senior academic medicine positions 0 None
2007-03-29 Lack of care for older breast cancer patients 0 None
2007-03-29 American Cancer Society issues recommendation on MRI for breast cancer screening 0 None
2007-03-28 MRI improves breast cancer diagnosis 0 None
2007-03-28 Improving the NHS's response to domestic violence 0 None
2007-03-22 Mexican Senate to consider bill allowing abortion in first three months of pregnancy 0 None
2007-03-22 HPV vaccine proposals in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Dakota 0 None
2007-03-22 Canada budgets $258 million for human papillomavirus vaccination programs 0 None
2007-03-22 Long periods of bed rest harmful to health of pregnant women 0 None
2007-03-22 Georgia approves bill requiring doctors to offer pregnant women HIV tests 0 None
2007-03-21 Women under 65 with cancer most likely to suffer emotional distress 0 None
2007-03-15 Ultrasound could help couples undergoing IVF 0 None
2007-03-14 New Zealand's Ministry of Health releases revised maternity facilities access agreement 0 None
2007-03-13 Meeting of women Parliamentarians on maternal and newborn health and survival 0 None
2007-03-13 Study aims to find which breast cancer patients need chemotherapy 0 None
2007-03-13 18% of young women sexually victimized 0 None
2007-03-12 Understanding link between polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance 0 None
2007-03-11 WHO Director-General discusses effect of HIV/AIDS on women on International Women's Day 0 None
2007-03-11 Lack of preventive care, not HPV vaccine, 'real' reason 'too many women still die of cervical cancer' 0 None
2007-03-11 Gardasil not provided at most New York City health clinics 0 None
2007-03-11 Advocates on International Women's day highlight discrimination, need to end impunity for sexual violence 0 None
2007-03-11 University of Miami, Haitian Community health workers team up to address breast cancer 0 None
2007-03-08 Impact of maternal obesity on the NHS 0 None
2007-03-08 Reasons for low fertility rates in industrialized countries 3 2.3
2007-03-08 Response to opinion piece saying global maternal health programs deserve more support 0 None
2007-03-08 Debate over HPV vaccine 'clouded' by worries about promiscuity 0 None
2007-03-07 Hormone kisspeptin stimulates release of the sex hormones which control periods 0 5
2007-03-07 Pregnant women should supplement vitamin D 0 None
2007-03-07 Women from poor backgrounds fare worse with breast cancer 0 None
2007-03-07 Women in the U.S. too tired for sex 0 None
2007-03-05 Debate over mandatory HPV vaccination 0 None
2007-03-05 Giuliani does not mention abortion rights at Conservative conference 0 None
2007-03-05 Obesity epidemic fuelling premature puberty in girls 0 None
2007-03-04 No decision on Office of Women's Health Funding, FDA Commissioner Von Eschenbach says 0 None
2007-03-04 Actions taken on HPV vaccine proposals in Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Ohio, South Dakota and Virginia 0 None
2007-03-04 First Ladies discuss women's heart health 0 None
2007-03-04 New Jersey Health Department orders closure of abortion clinic, lawsuit filed 0 None
2007-03-01 Increasing number of hospitals banning gift bags containing samples of infant formula 0 None
2007-03-01 Lawmakers should not make HPV vaccination mandatory, CDC advisory panel chair says 0 None
2007-03-01 About 26% of U.S. girls, women ages 14 to 59 have HPV 0 None
2007-02-28 Low-fat dairy food renders women less fertile 0 None
2007-02-28 Vitamin D deficiency widespread among women during pregnancy 0 None
2007-02-28 Legislation introduced to help improve heart disease, stroke prevention efforts among women 0 None
2007-02-28 FDA intends to withhold $1.2M of $4M allocated to office of women's health 0 None
2007-02-28 Ice cream to conceive! 0 None
2007-02-28 One in four American women infected with HPV 0 None
2007-02-27 High blood glucose levels may signal an increased risk for cancer in women 1 None
2007-02-27 Global maternal health programs deserve 'far more support' from U.S. government 0 None
2007-02-27 Georgia House Committee approves bill to require doctors to offer pregnant women HIV tests 0 None
2007-02-27 Teenage pregnancies in England increased in 2005 0 None
2007-02-27 'Complicated' statements from Romney, Giuliani on abortion rights are 'welcome,' opinion piece says 0 None
2007-02-26 Hormone patch could be safer than pills in relieving the symptoms of the menopause 0 None
2007-02-25 U.K. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority approves compensation for eggs donated for research 0 None
2007-02-25 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel rules against authorities for prolonged detention of abortion-rights opponents 0 None
2007-02-22 Why are African American women more likely than White women to die from breast cancer? 0 None
2007-02-22 Natural family planning as effective as the pill 0 None
2007-02-22 Progress being made in efforts to stop female genital cutting in Mali 0 None
2007-02-22 Increased demand, compensation for egg donors in U.S. 0 None
2007-02-21 Women in the UK to trade eggs for IVF treatment 0 None
2007-02-21 A black and white look at breast cancer mortality 0 None
2007-02-21 Decline in atillbirths 0 None
2007-02-21 Spearmint tea - natural treatment for hirsutism 0 3.9
2007-02-21 Experts condemn the sexualisation of girls in the media 0 None
2007-02-20 Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk 0 None
2007-02-20 An aspirin a day keeps heart disease away 0 None
2007-02-20 Psychologists call for replacing sexualized images of girls in media and advertising with positive ones 1 None
2007-02-20 Updated guidelines provide definitive answers on HRT, aspirin, supplements 0 None
2007-02-20 Study underscores importance of cholesterol levels as a risk factor for stroke in women 0 None
2007-02-19 Orthopedic surgeons debate whether knee implant designed for women is better than standard implant 0 None
2007-02-15 Survey finds perceived risk of recurrence is low in African American breast cancer survivors 0 None
2007-02-15 Active lifestyle reduces risk of invasive breast cancer 0 None
2007-02-14 Drinking coffee does not increase the risk of heart attacks in women 0 None
2007-02-14 New assessment tool gives more accurate prediction of which women are at risk of heart disease 0 None
2007-02-13 New breast cancer drug Exemestane shows great potential to save lives 0 None
2007-02-13 Breast cancer survival rates improved by novel drug sequence 0 None
2007-02-13 Texas lawmakers ask Gov. Perry to rescind order mandating HPV vaccination for girls entering sixth grade 0 None
2007-02-13 Women who donate eggs for stem cell research face few health risks 0 None
2007-02-13 Low voter turnout prevents approval of Portugal referendum on abortion restrictions 0 None
2007-02-13 States to spend $13 million in 2007 to dissuade women from abortion 0 None
2007-02-12 After age 40 pregnant mums have three times the risk of stillbirth 0 None
2007-02-11 High-dose progesterone treatment helps at-risk pregnant women avoid premature delivery 0 4
2007-02-11 African-American women three times more likely to deliver babies prematurely 0 None
2007-02-11 Pregnancy at 40 and beyond is an independent risk factor for stillbirth 0 None
2007-02-11 Current arguments for reform of UK Abortion Act 0 None
2007-02-11 Women under 25 should be offered cervical screening 0 None
2007-02-07 New test shows which breast cancers will recur 0 None
2007-02-07 Minority women less aware of heart disease than white women 0 None
2007-02-07 Risk of developing diabetes increasingly involved in decisions regarding HRT 0 None
2007-02-07 Surrogate motherhood in India 0 None
2007-02-06 Britain to debate availability of HRT and the pill over the counter 0 None
2007-02-06 High blood pressure in pregnancy may lead to heart disease 0 None
2007-02-04 Poor mums more likely to become obese 0 None
2007-02-01 Older womens' risk of heart disease and strokes increased by air pollution 0 None
2007-01-31 Damage to muscle during vaginal deliveries connected with pelvic organ prolapse 0 4
2007-01-30 Giving birth to a child naturally increases risk of hemorrhage in newborns 0 None
2007-01-29 Women and alcoholism recovery 0 None
2007-01-28 Violence against women fueling spread of HIV worldwide 0 None
2007-01-28 Voluntary HPV vaccination programs can work with 'informed and sensitive health education' 0 None
2007-01-28 One-fifth of women in India experience menopause by age 41 0 None
2007-01-28 More than 1 million fewer U.S. women received mammograms since 2000 0 None
2007-01-28 North American Menopause Society releases guidelines saying HRT beneficial for younger women 0 None
2007-01-24 Using fibre in the fight against breast cancer 0 None
2007-01-23 Link between eating disorders and certain personality traits 0 None
2007-01-14 Buddhist philosophy helps women tackle eating disorders 0 None
2007-01-09 Texas Legislature to consider requiring Gardasil for sixth grade girls 0 None
2007-01-09 Latin America attempts to increase access to emergency contraception 0 None
2007-01-09 Effects of lactation on alveolar bone loss in experimental periodontitis 0 None
2007-01-07 Physician groups, CDC recommend HPV vaccination for girls ages 11, 12 0 None
2007-01-07 Portuguese favor lifting abortion ban 0 None
2007-01-07 Blood levels of vitamin folate in women of childbearing age decreasing 0 None
2007-01-02 Effect of vitamin supplementation on neonatal morbidity and mortality 0 None
2007-01-02 Immigrant mothers face hurdles in accessing postpartum assistance in Canada 0 None


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