Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - February 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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