Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Obesity has minimal impact on ovarian cancer survival 0 None
2008-12-18 Overweight or obesity increases lymphedema risk for breast cancer survivors 0 None
2008-12-18 Repeated miscarriages and hormone treatment for infertility increase pre-eclampsia risk 0 None
2008-12-17 Women prefer prestige over dominance in mates 0 None
2008-12-17 Women double fruit and vegetable intakes with switch to Mediterranean diet 0 None
2008-12-17 Levels of two proteins impact survival in ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-12-17 Women mostly satisfied with egg donation; some claim problems 0 None
2008-12-17 Promiscuity fears pose barrier to cervical cancer vaccinations 0 None
2008-12-16 Antidepressants most common medicine for Australian women 0 None
2008-12-16 Pregnant women need to avoid caffeine at all cost 0 None
2008-12-15 Fruits, vegetables and fiber may cut risk of breast cancer recurrence in women without hot flashes 0 None
2008-12-15 New research moves us one step closer to personalised breast cancer treatment 0 None
2008-12-15 How tamoxifen prevents breast cancer in some women but not others 0 None
2008-12-14 Having dense breasts increases breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-12-14 Postmenopausal patients being considered for tamoxifen therapy should be tested for CYP2D6 gene deficiency 0 None
2008-12-14 Early-stage breast cancer patients with HER2 positive tumors at increased risk of recurrence 0 None
2008-12-14 Atypical hyperplasia increases risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-14 Magnetic resonance imaging alternated with mammography may be best for high-risk women 0 None
2008-12-14 Women have more sexual partners than men in Britian 0 4
2008-12-12 Study examines how women's magazines portray cosmetic surgery 0 None
2008-12-12 Estrogen therapy can help control metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-12 Comparable data on maternal and infant in Europe available for the first time 0 None
2008-12-10 Postpartum depression can lead to poor sleep quality 0 None
2008-12-10 Nonhormonal treatment regimens improve survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-10 Insufficient vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls 0 None
2008-12-10 Thiazolidinediones doubles risk of fractures in women 0 None
2008-12-10 Pregnant women warned not to use statins 0 None
2008-12-09 Women waiting longer to start a family 0 None
2008-12-09 Untimely death of Kerryn McCann a stark warning 0 None
2008-12-08 Mammography screening in women over 80 0 None
2008-12-08 Relationship woes hinder breast cancer recovery 0 None
2008-12-08 Exercise and no TV may reduce type 2 diabetes in African-American women 0 None
2008-12-08 Contraceptive methods and women's sexuality 0 None
2008-12-08 Confusing risk information may lead breast cancer patients to make poor treatment choices 0 None
2008-12-08 Breathtaking stats in second hand smoke exposure and women's fertility 0 None
2008-12-08 Calls for all pregnant women to be screened for Down syndrome 0 None
2008-12-07 Migraines linked to lower risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-05 Passive smoking raises odds of fertility problems in women 0 None
2008-12-03 Stereotypical imperfections offer health benefits when it comes to bodies 0 None
2008-12-03 Pregnant women with asthma can be more confident about some medicines 0 None
2008-12-03 New standard of care for treating advanced ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-12-03 Study to look at nutrition, ageing and health in Bangladeshi women 0 None
2008-12-03 Two alcoholic drinks per day not linked with higher risk of atrial fibrillation for women 0 None
2008-12-03 Reactions to HPV vaccine Gardasil rare 0 None
2008-12-02 Living in deprived areas of England doubles cervical cancer risk 0 None
2008-12-02 Avoid stress and exercise lots during pregnancy 0 5
2008-12-01 Vitamin D enhances placental innate immunity 0 None
2008-12-01 Scientists discover how ovarian tumors evade immune system 0 None
2008-12-01 Exposure to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy has risks 0 None
2008-12-01 Latin women of European ancestry at greater risk for breast cancer 0 None
2008-12-01 Eating eggs when pregnant may help prevent breast cancer in offspring 0 None
2008-12-01 Breast cancer treatment offers better outcome to women with implants 0 None
2008-12-01 Breast cancer increases with radiation delays 0 None
2008-11-25 Tracking and feedback registry may reduce racial disparities in breast cancer care 0 None
2008-11-25 Mammogram most effective 12 months after radiation 0 None
2008-11-25 Hormone therapy could be dangerous for women pre-existing heart disease risk factors 0 None
2008-11-25 Mammograms may pick up breast cancers which would have disappeared 0 None
2008-11-25 How to handle the menopause - eat less, get more active and wear HRT skin patches 0 None
2008-11-24 Women more likely than men to be hospitalized for chest pain 0 None
2008-11-24 Weight gain during menopause 0 None
2008-11-24 Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery 0 None
2008-11-24 Telephone counseling may be as effective as face-to-face counseling in weight loss maintenance 0 None
2008-11-24 Strong link between antidepressants fluoxetine and paroxetine and heart anomalies in pregnancy 0 5
2008-11-24 Mothers' mental games increase depressive symptoms in daughters 0 None
2008-11-24 Mammograms may detect some cancers that would have otherwise regressed 0 None
2008-11-24 Pregnancy study finds strong association between two antidepressants and heart anomalies 0 None
2008-11-20 New insight into the events that prime the uterine muscles for contraction 0 None
2008-11-20 Water aerobics make it easier to give birth 0 None
2008-11-19 Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery 0 None
2008-11-18 Obese women who undergo bariatric surgery decrease pregnancy-related health complications 0 None
2008-11-18 Early breast health education may be key to lowering breast cancer mortality rates 0 None
2008-11-18 Risk of maternal and newborn complications may be lower after bariatric surgery 0 None
2008-11-18 Women separated from abusive partners often experience high-disability chronic pain after two years 0 None
2008-11-18 ER/PR negative tumors associated with insurance status 0 None
2008-11-18 Reduced-calories and exercise can modify a postmenopausal woman's risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-11-18 Latina women more likely to regret breast cancer treatment decisions 0 None
2008-11-17 Exercise can lower a woman's overall risk of cancer 0 None
2008-11-17 Breast cancer common among women with family history but without BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation 0 None
2008-11-17 Canadian women unaware of their vitamin D levels 0 None
2008-11-16 Researchers say identifying women with HPV types 16, 18 and 45 could improve early intervention to stop cervical cancer 0 None
2008-11-16 PEA-15 protein points to potential targeted approach for ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-11-16 Pelvic girdle syndrome linked to diabetes 0 None
2008-11-12 Women experience more harassment in work groups with male-female balance 0 None
2008-11-12 State mandates for HPV vaccination unwarranted and unwise 0 None
2008-11-12 Researchers identify regions of female brain that respond more strongly to masculine faces 0 None
2008-11-12 Female testosterone therapy no magic bullet for sexual dysfunction 0 None
2008-11-12 Fear, misconceptions about screenings keep many African-Americans from getting mammograms 0 None
2008-11-12 Expert warns it would be ill-advised to mandate HPV vaccinations at this time 0 None
2008-11-12 Scientists crack the code to tamoxifen resistance 0 None
2008-11-12 Women risk their lives by failing to take breast cancer drugs 1 None
2008-11-12 Reduced risk for pre-eclampsia among women who have aborted 0 None
2008-11-11 Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements does not reduce breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-11-11 Scientists create therapy programme to treat depression in women in developing countries 0 None
2008-11-11 Study looks at sexual and intimate relationships after breast cancer 0 None
2008-11-11 Obese women more impulsive 0 None
2008-11-10 History of serious mental illness linked to stillborn babies 0 None
2008-11-10 Study improves recovery for mothers with depression 0 None
2008-11-10 Testosterone patches charge up older women's sex 0 None
2008-11-10 Social factors increase risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension 0 5
2008-11-10 Psychiatric illness linked to stillbirth and newborn deaths 0 None
2008-11-08 Chronic kidney disease and women's sexuality and gynecologic health 0 None
2008-11-08 Maternal and fetal outcomes in kidney donors are similar to non-donors 0 None
2008-11-07 Testosterone effective treatment for low libido in postmenopausal women 0 None
2008-11-07 Improving quality of life after breast cancer treatment 0 None
2008-11-07 Caesarean sections do not reduce hepatitis C transmission 0 None
2008-11-06 Migraines associated with lower risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-11-06 SWHR asks young women to be aware of smoking dangers in face of new marketing tactics 0 None
2008-11-06 Gail model no better than coin flip in predicting risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-11-06 A new review of breast cancer prevention strategies in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-06 Contaminants in human milk 0 None
2008-11-05 Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy signals need to screen for heart disease 0 None
2008-11-05 Better educated women more likely to divorce 0 None
2008-11-05 Expert warns that high blood pressure during pregnancy could be a sign of future heart disease 0 None
2008-11-04 Maternal obesity can program fetal brain to induce adult-onset obesity 0 None
2008-11-04 35 to 55 - the danger zone for women recovering from alcoholism 0 None
2008-11-04 Wrongful birth litigation and prenatal screening 0 None
2008-11-04 Women have a greater diversity of microbes on their palms than men 0 None
2008-11-04 Watching lots of sexual content on TV linked to subsequent teen pregnancy 0 5
2008-11-04 Diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease predicts high risk and rate of further infection in teenagers 0 None
2008-11-03 Caffeine intake during pregnancy 0 None
2008-11-03 Pregnant women told to keep coffee down to two a day 0 None
2008-11-02 Side effects predict succes of breast cancer treatment 0 None
2008-10-31 Vigorous exercise protects against breast cancer 0 None
2008-10-29 Vaginal/Caesarean combo delivery of twins safe, UT Southwestern-led research finds 0 None
2008-10-28 Predicting menopause will soon be possible 0 None
2008-10-28 Warning to pregnant women - flaxseed oil 'ups' the risk of a premature birth 0 None
2008-10-28 A blood test for pre-eclampsia could be in the pipeline 0 None
2008-10-28 New hormonal biomarkers data predicts menopause within a year 0 None
2008-10-27 Rheumatoid arthritis is on the upswing among women 0 None
2008-10-23 Breastfeeding and breast sagging, shape 0 None
2008-10-23 Women who are overweight and obese find healthcare access and attitudes a constant struggle 0 None
2008-10-23 Educational literature can influence young women's use of indoor tanning 1 None
2008-10-23 Depressed pregnant women have twice the risk of preterm delivery 0 None
2008-10-21 Understanding menopause in the workplace 0 5
2008-10-20 Birth control has long term effect on hormone exposure 0 None
2008-10-20 Bristol scientist puts the brakes on breast cancer 0 None
2008-10-15 Women need to be aware of changes, breast expert says 0 None
2008-10-15 Respiratory sinus arrhythmia is a significant predictor of insomnia in women with breast cancer 0 None
2008-10-15 Nicotine linked to breast cancer growth and spread 0 None
2008-10-14 Why do women typically experience poorer dental health than men? 0 None
2008-10-14 Caffeine not associated with overall breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-10-13 Pregnant women can still think straight 0 1
2008-10-12 Statins may prevent miscarriages in antiphospholipid syndrome 0 None
2008-10-06 Women require less tobacco exposure than men to increase colon cancer risk 0 None
2008-10-06 International implementation of breast health guidelines for developing countries published by Cancer 0 None
2008-10-06 Music therapy reduces stress, anxiety and depression during pregnancy 0 None
2008-10-06 A little alcohol goes a longer way in women than in men 0 None
2008-10-05 CDC officials did not know HPV vaccination recommendation for U.S. women also would affect prospective immigrants 0 None
2008-10-02 Birth size a marker of susceptibility to breast cancer later in life 0 None
2008-10-01 Women who smoke at risk for major depression 0 None
2008-09-30 Birth size a marker for breast cancer later in life 0 None
2008-09-29 Breast feeding lowers breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-09-29 Women warned about talcum powder ovarian cancer risk 1 None
2008-09-29 Breast, ovarian cancer prediction models more accurate for white women than Asian-American women 0 None
2008-09-25 New WHO efforts to save the lives of women and newborns 0 None
2008-09-25 Catholic school refuses to allow girls to have cervical cancer vaccine on school grounds 0 None
2008-09-25 Weak bladders stop many women doing sport 0 None
2008-09-24 Oversize waistlines are a potent risk factor for heart disease in women 0 None
2008-09-24 What to do with leftover embryos in fertility clinics? 0 None
2008-09-24 Exercise helps pregnant women quit smoking 0 None
2008-09-24 Some cases of breast cancer overtreated 0 None
2008-09-24 One week radiation treatment for breast cancer as effective as standard 6 to 7 week course 0 None
2008-09-24 Abortion rate declines to lowest level since 1974; disparities persist, study finds 0 None
2008-09-23 Obesity linked to repeated miscarriages 0 None
2008-09-21 Breast MRI scan could determine need for radiation therapy 1 None
2008-09-17 24 percent of U.S. women affected by pelvic floor disorders 0 None
2008-09-17 Women who smoke increase their risk of dying prematurely 0 None
2008-09-16 Pain-relieving gel makes mammograms a less painful experience 0 None
2008-09-14 Surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer 0 None
2008-09-11 Risk of breast cancer mutations underestimated for Asian women, Stanford study shows 0 None
2008-09-11 New Jersey Health Commissioner should improve prenatal care resources to address racial, economic disparities, editorial states 0 None
2008-09-10 Radiation treatment less likely for African American women fighting breast cancer 0 None
2008-09-10 A third of miscarriages preventable with steroid treatment 0 None
2008-09-10 Refined Pap smear test more accurate 0 None
2008-09-08 Vaginal rings provide new HIV protection for women 0 None
2008-09-08 Binge drinking women often engage in risky sex 0 5
2008-09-08 Cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil can cause an allergic reaction 0 None
2008-09-07 Prenatal behavioral counseling can reduce some health risk factors among low-income black women 0 None
2008-09-07 60% of women use herbal products during pregnancy 0 None
2008-09-05 Minority, single women, teenagers in New Jersey less likely than others to receive prenatal care, report finds 0 None
2008-09-05 Black women less likely than white women to receive follow-up treatments after breast cancer surgery 0 None
2008-09-04 Women who give birth at California hospitals serving mostly minority, low-income patients less likely than others to breastfeed 0 None
2008-09-04 Natural birth better for bonding baby and mother 0 5
2008-09-03 Single embryo advice to IVF clinics will reduce the number of multiple births 0 None
2008-09-03 Doctors in Northern Ireland welcome HPV vaccination programme 0 None
2008-09-03 Link between nationality and cervical cancer 0 None
2008-09-02 Natural childbirth makes mothers more responsive to own baby-cry 0 5
2008-09-02 Mom's depression, baby's sleep linked? 0 None
2008-09-02 Stress of motherhood turning women to drink 0 None
2008-09-02 Survey reveals confusion of pregnant women 0 None
2008-09-02 Coffee appears to protect women from cancer of the uterus 0 None
2008-09-01 Pregnant women warned off using perfumed products 2 None
2008-09-01 Poorer women less likely to breastfeed babes 0 None
2008-08-31 Sex differences found in response to common antidepressant 0 None
2008-08-28 Recent advances make cervical cancer control in developing world feasible for first time 0 None
2008-08-27 Researchers partner with moms to overcome breastfeeding obstacles 0 None
2008-08-26 Breastfeeding could reduce risk of aggressive form of breast cancer that disproportionately affects black, younger women 0 None
2008-08-25 Breastfeeding, other factors may affect risk of breast cancer type 0 None
2008-08-25 Being happy and optimistic can protect women from breast cancer 0 None
2008-08-25 Good tidings for women on HRT 0 4.2
2008-08-20 Codeine use may be risky for some breastfeeding mothers 0 None
2008-08-20 Alcohol's effects on childbearing onset across reproductive development 0 None
2008-08-19 A single abortion does not jeopardise a woman's mental health 0 None
2008-08-18 Moisturisers may increase the risk of skin cancer 0 None
2008-08-18 Young women who smoke significantly increase their risk of a stroke 0 None
2008-08-13 Health checks to protect models abandoned by British fashion industry 0 None
2008-08-13 Women on the pill may pick the wrong partner 0 None
2008-08-13 Risk of breast cancer recurring even after 5 years of therapy 0 None
2008-08-12 Contraceptive pill affects odour preferences, influences partner choice 0 None
2008-08-12 Breast cancer patients still have risk of relapse after 5 years of systemic therapy 0 None
2008-08-12 Americanization linked to depression in immigrant women 0 None
2008-08-12 Chronic pain among women may be down to low levels of vitamin D 0 None
2008-08-11 Commonly used fertility drug useless 0 5
2008-08-10 Too many women ignorant of symptoms of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-08-06 New funding to improve UK's breastfeeding rate 0 None
2008-08-06 Odds of experiencing sexual aggression vastly greater when college women binge drink 0 None
2008-08-05 New campaign about domestic violence shows early warning signs 0 None
2008-08-04 Oestrogen - a beneficial addition to treatment of schizophrenia in women 0 None
2008-08-04 Maternal deaths following cesarean delivery can be reduced 0 None
2008-08-04 Disclosing a breast cancer diagnosis to family and friends 0 None
2008-07-31 Bacterial vaginosis may increase risk of HIV infection 0 None
2008-07-31 Binge drinking in pregnancy increases risk of oral clefts in offspring 0 None
2008-07-31 NZ Ministry of Health, mums and babies take part in big latch on 0 None
2008-07-30 Minorities less likely to know about breast cancer treatment options 0 None
2008-07-29 Recovery from ante-partum bed rest - Case Western study 0 None
2008-07-29 Estrogen treatments may sharpen mental performance in some women 0 None
2008-07-29 Different breast cancer screening strategies shown to be equally effective 0 None
2008-07-29 Women unhappier than men later in life 0 None
2008-07-29 Study first to show range and severity of birth defects associated with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-07-29 Obese and overweight women need more exercise to sustain weight loss 0 None
2008-07-29 Fertility diet - influence of diet on fertility often overlooked 0 3.5
2008-07-28 Hip bone density predicts breast cancer risk independently of Gail score 0 None
2008-07-28 Foods high in conjugated linoleic acids can enrich breast milk 0 None
2008-07-28 Experts say women are damaging their breasts by wearing the wrong bra 0 None
2008-07-28 As world's first test tube baby turns 30 experts warn about dangers of 'reproductive tourism' 0 5
2008-07-24 Amerigroup settles Medicaid lawsuit over denial of coverage to pregnant women for $225 million 0 None
2008-07-23 Detox diet causes woman serious brain damage 0 2
2008-07-22 No need for gene screens in breast cancer families 0 None
2008-07-22 Pain-relieving gel eases mammography discomfort 0 None
2008-07-21 UK's national HPV vaccination programme extended 0 None
2008-07-21 Too much sleep increases the risk of stroke in older women 0 None
2008-07-20 Class action over lead in lipstick 0 5
2008-07-19 Sleep patterns and ischemic risk in postmenopausal women 0 None
2008-07-17 Suckling infants trigger surges of trust hormone in mothers' brains 0 None
2008-07-17 Breast cancer researchers call for ethnicity to be taken into account when developing treatments 0 None
2008-07-17 You are not alone - help for breast cancer patients 0 None
2008-07-17 Ovulation blocking gene found 0 None
2008-07-17 Many pregnant women do not feel well informed by their gynaecologist 0 None
2008-07-16 Obesity 'hikes up' pancreatic cancer risk in women 0 None
2008-07-15 Exposure to PCBs decreases likelihood of giving birth to boys 0 None
2008-07-10 Birth weight prediction method may lead to safer deliveries 0 None
2008-07-09 Post-operative asymmetry between breasts after cancer treatment affects quality of life 0 1
2008-07-09 Young women's breast cancers more aggressive and less responsive to treatment 1 None
2008-07-09 GAP method very accurate in predicting birth-weight of babies born to obese mothers 0 None
2008-07-09 Fish oil supplements taken in last trimester could reduce risk of child developing asthma 0 None
2008-07-09 British girls and their risky holiday sex 0 None
2008-07-08 Specific gene may make women more susceptible to alcoholism 0 None
2008-07-08 Size of a woman's uterus predicts whether she is at risk of having very premature twins after IVF 0 None
2008-07-08 FDA approves novel genetic test for patients with breast cancer 0 None
2008-07-08 Pregnancy increases risk of acute myocardial infarction 0 None
2008-07-08 A baby's smile gives mothers a natural high 0 None
2008-07-07 Advanced breast cancer more likely in older women at risk of developing type 2 diabetes 0 None
2008-07-07 New method to evaluate variations identified in breast cancer susceptibility genes 0 None
2008-07-07 New ovarian stimulation technique helps women restore their fertility following chemotherapy or radiotherapy 0 None
2008-07-06 Surrogacy still stigmatised, though attitudes changing among younger women 0 None
2008-07-03 Women over 90 significantly more likely to have dementia than men of the same age 0 None
2008-07-02 Major rise in Caesarean sections linked to impaired womb function with age 0 None
2008-07-01 New way to predict IVF success 0 None
2008-07-01 Sleep and menopause 0 None
2008-07-01 Symptom screening plus a simple blood test equals a 20 percent jump in early detection of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-06-26 Genetic profiling for breast cancer on the horizon 0 None
2008-06-25 Women have not adapted to casual sex, shows research 0 None
2008-06-24 New evidence-based blood clot guidelines for pregnant women 0 None
2008-06-24 HealthGrades releases Fifth Annual HealthGrades Women's Health in American Hospitals study 0 None
2008-06-24 Symptom screening plus CA125 blood test improves early detection of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-06-23 Less invasive approach for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 0 None
2008-06-17 Pregnant mums on a high fat diet put daughters at risk later in life 0 None
2008-06-17 Health care disparities found for female veterans 0 None
2008-06-16 Hot flashes underreported and linked to forgetfulness 0 None
2008-06-16 Diabetic women get less intense treatment of heart disease than men 0 None
2008-06-16 Campaign says heart disease a top killer of women as well as men 0 None
2008-06-15 Breastfeeding support lacking in U.S. hospitals and birth centers 0 None
2008-06-15 Asian women and incontinence 0 None
2008-06-11 Rural, unmarried women at higher risk for depression 0 None
2008-06-11 Scaling and root planing dental treatment safe for pregnant women 0 None
2008-06-11 Anti-estrogen drug therapy reduces risk of invasive breast cancer in older women 0 None
2008-06-11 Reduced incidence of invasive breast cancer with Raloxifene among women at increased coronary risk 0 None
2008-06-11 Local doctors trial the coil to prevent womb cancer 0 None
2008-06-03 Socializing can help elderly women stay sharp 0 None
2008-06-03 New method for obstetric care leads to healthier newborns and mothers 0 None
2008-06-02 By 2024 one in seven women will be diagnosed with breast cancer 0 None
2008-06-02 Some women who have had Caesarean sections have difficulty obtaining private health coverage 0 None
2008-06-02 Royal seal of approval for Breakthrough Breast Cancer's world-class research unit in Edinburgh 0 None
2008-06-01 Prenatal biochemical screening only detects half of chromosomal abnormalities 0 None
2008-05-29 Post-menopausal therapy to improve women's quality of life 0 None
2008-05-28 Speed of breast movement linked to breast pain 0 None
2008-05-26 Blood cholesterol levels predict risk of heart disease due to hormone therapy 0 None
2008-05-25 Link between HPV and cervical cancer 0 None
2008-05-22 Simple blood test could indicate higher risk for coronary events in women after post-menopausal hormone therapies 0 None
2008-05-21 Unique genetic signature alerts physicians to high-risk breast tumors 0 None
2008-05-21 New biological classification of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-05-20 ACMN publishes clinical guidelines for oral nutrition during labor 0 None
2008-05-20 Confused about HRT? read on! 0 None
2008-05-20 HRT safe for healthy women entering menopause 0 None
2008-05-15 Sexual offending in women and psychiatric disorders 0 None
2008-05-15 Length of telomeres in blood cells tied to breast cancer survival rates 0 None
2008-05-15 Australian scientists use gene technology to improve IVF treatment 0 2
2008-05-15 Regular exercise for young women can reduce their risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-05-13 Even though they know better, women still drink alcohol while pregnant 0 5
2008-05-13 Breastfeeding may protect women from rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2008-05-13 A possible cure for pre-eclampsia 0 3
2008-05-12 Discovery of gene mutation which causes epilepsy and mental retardation - but only in women 0 5
2008-05-11 New clues into how preeclampsia may surface in some pregnancies 0 None
2008-05-09 Taking the sex out of sexual health screening 0 None
2008-05-08 Mothers' high normal blood sugar levels place infants at risk for birth problems 0 None
2008-05-08 A new test could predict when to expect menopause 0 None
2008-05-08 Breast cancer tumours grow faster in younger women 1 None
2008-05-07 Too much or too little weight gain poses risks to pregnant mothers, babies 0 None
2008-05-06 Kansas breast and cervical cancer screening program for low-income, uninsured women runs out of funding 0 None
2008-05-06 The gender gap is alive and well in heart disease 0 None
2008-05-06 Folic acid, B vitamins not linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular events in high-risk women 0 None
2008-05-06 Pregnant women face hostile behavior when applying for jobs 0 None
2008-05-06 Women lag in heart attack care, study finds 0 None
2008-05-05 The risks of indoor tanning to women 0 None
2008-05-05 Cells lining milk ducts hold key to spread of ductal carcinoma in situ 0 4
2008-05-05 Oestrogen works for women the way testosterone does for men 0 5
2008-05-02 Variations of the adiponectin gene may predict risk of breast cancer in women 0 None
2008-05-01 New findings on vitamin E and cataracts in women 0 None
2008-04-30 Aspirin a day cuts risk of common breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-30 Trends in heart mortality reversing in younger women 0 None
2008-04-30 Better-educated women have healthier average weight 0 None
2008-04-30 Aspirin and other NSAIDs could lower the risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-30 Study describes mechanism linking acohol with risk of breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-30 Pregnant women have the oddest food cravings! 0 5
2008-04-29 Breast cancer risk cut by breast feeding 0 None
2008-04-29 Getting to the roots of breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-29 Anti-Mullerian hormone may predict age at menopause 0 None
2008-04-29 Scientists to test if chocolate cuts diabetes heart disease risk in women 0 5
2008-04-29 Chocolate good for pregnant women 0 4
2008-04-28 Fosamax use linked to atrial fibrillation in women 1 None
2008-04-28 Researchers identify new genes that help predict breast cancer outcomes 0 None
2008-04-28 Thyrotropin levels may be associated with coronary heart disease mortality in women 0 None
2008-04-28 Exercise helps lower heart disease risk in overweight women 0 None
2008-04-28 Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women associated with increased risk of stroke 0 None
2008-04-28 Soaring rates of pregnant women with diabetes 0 None
2008-04-28 Survey suggests 65% of women in the U.S. could have an eating disorder 0 None
2008-04-28 Breakthrough blood test detects very early signs of breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-27 Extreme nausea and vomiting varies among pregnant women from different countries 0 None
2008-04-26 Breast cancer subtypes are different diseases 0 None
2008-04-24 Breast cancer subtypes originate from different biological pathways 0 None
2008-04-23 Reconstruction innovations for breast cancer patients 0 None
2008-04-22 Hirsutism in premenopausal women - new treatment guidelines 0 None
2008-04-22 Black women less likely to develop urinary incontinence than white women 0 None
2008-04-22 65% of women in U.S. have eating disorders 1 5
2008-04-22 Combo of Herceptin and chemo a cure for breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-21 Vitamin D protects women from breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-21 Managing the care of breast cancer in patients 80 years of age and older 0 None
2008-04-18 Vitamin D and the risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-18 Gentle yoga enhances quality of life for breast cancer patients 0 None
2008-04-18 Breast cancer screening benefits women up to the age of 75 0 None
2008-04-18 Acupuncture provides effective relief from hot flushes for women taking tamoxifen after surgery for breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-17 Frequent migraines linked to women's risk of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2008-04-17 Menstrual status and long-term cardiovascular effects of intense exercise in top elite athlete women’ 0 5
2008-04-17 Mayor of Aboriginal community knew of underage girls given contraceptive implants 0 None
2008-04-17 Mushroom extract could stop breast cancer cell growth 0 None
2008-04-16 Traditional dress protects ethnic girls from emotional problems 0 None
2008-04-16 Claim that contraceptive implants are given to underage aboriginal girls rejected 0 None
2008-04-15 Pregnancy rates for U.S. females under age 25 decline 0 None
2008-04-15 Women's colon cancer risk perception associated with screening behavior 0 None
2008-04-14 Trans-fats linked to breast cancer 0 None
2008-04-13 Radiation beneficial for older breast cancer patients 0 None
2008-04-13 Breast cancer death rates among black women not decreasing across all U.S. states 0 None
2008-04-13 Triple-negative breast cancers doesn't always mean cancer spread 0 None
2008-04-11 Screening mammography in elderly patients beneficial 0 None
2008-04-11 Moving to the UK worsens maternal health behaviors 0 None
2008-04-10 Sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women not linked to heart disease 0 None
2008-04-09 Drug used for aggressive breast cancer on PBS from May 1st 0 None
2008-04-09 Conjugated equine estrogen increases benign breast disease risk 0 None
2008-04-08 Malfunctioning kidneys may raise risk of sudden death in women 0 None
2008-04-08 Green tea may provide breast cancer protection 0 None
2008-04-08 Exercise during pregnancy benefits fetuses as well as mothers 0 3
2008-04-08 Abdominal fat increases the risk of death 0 None
2008-04-07 Pregnant teens don't get no smoking message 0 None
2008-04-04 Sexual dissatisfaction in postmenopausal women not linked to cardiovascular disease 0 None
2008-04-04 Prenatal syphilis screening rates: Are they being accurately reported? 0 None
2008-04-04 Female vets run twice the risk of miscarriage 0 None
2008-04-04 Continuous oral contraceptives better at easing pain, bleeding 0 None
2008-04-03 Obese pregnant women use more health care services 0 None
2008-04-03 New test for cervical cancer 0 None
2008-04-02 Menopause - nature's way of dealing with reproductive competition 0 None
2008-04-02 Expert warns size zero leads to 'famine then feast' eating disorder 0 None
2008-04-01 Why synthetic estrogens wreak havoc on reproductive system 0 None
2008-04-01 HIV-positive women in the United States face strikingly high levels of stigma 0 None
2008-04-01 New insight into the menopause 0 None
2008-04-01 Fewer babies born after Caesarean delivery 0 None
2008-03-31 Decreased sexual satisfaction in postmenopausal women not clearly associated with cardiovascular disease 0 None
2008-03-31 Too many women still dying from breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-28 Keeping in good shape in old age is harder for women 0 None
2008-03-26 MRI's high false positive rate has little impact on women's choice of preventive mastectomy 0 None
2008-03-26 HRT increases breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2008-03-25 Middle-age women alerted to link between alcohol and breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-25 Standard low-dose birth control pill can actually help women conceive 0 None
2008-03-25 Obesity may keep some women from getting screened for cancers 0 None
2008-03-24 Hyperactive girls face "serious" problems in adulthood 0 None
2008-03-24 The body's fight with cervical cancer 0 None
2008-03-24 Equality in breast cancer care study 0 None
2008-03-24 Attractive women want it all! 0 None
2008-03-24 Breast cancer gene carriers' risk 'amplified' by additional genes 0 None
2008-03-23 Abortion puts women at risk of mental health problems 0 5
2008-03-23 Depressed women have more sex 0 None
2008-03-20 Young girls who are hyperactive face problems as adults 0 None
2008-03-20 Physical therapy helps symptoms of urinary incontinence in women 0 None
2008-03-20 Comprehensive sex education might lead to less teen pregnancy 0 None
2008-03-20 African-American women less likely to reduce drinking during pregnancy 0 None
2008-03-19 Baby leave blighted by gender bias 0 None
2008-03-19 Women's sexual disorders get medical attention in new Stanford program 0 None
2008-03-19 Women on mixed psychiatric wards suffer abuse from male patients 0 None
2008-03-19 HRT users and non-HRT users benefited equally from the exercise 0 None
2008-03-18 Drunkorexia - the next thing to worry about! 0 None
2008-03-18 Breast cancer in black women may be connected to neighborhood conditions 0 None
2008-03-17 Pain-free and drug-free labour? Get real! 0 None
2008-03-17 Gene variant increases breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-03-17 Breast cancer more aggressive among overweight or obese women 0 None
2008-03-17 Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders 0 None
2008-03-14 SWHR statement on CDC report on young women and STDs 0 None
2008-03-14 New clues to prevent spread of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-03-14 Aspirin cuts asthma risk in women 0 None
2008-03-14 Overweight or obese women can improve quality of life with 10 to 30 minutes of exercise 0 None
2008-03-14 Leicester medical team announces 'predictor' for pregnant women who may have miscarriages 0 None
2008-03-14 After-school programs can increase physical activity of adolescent girls 0 None
2008-03-13 Programme of fertility treatment for developing countries 0 None
2008-03-12 Current recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy should be revised, says expert 0 None
2008-03-11 A quarter of teenage girls in the U.S. have a sex-related disease 0 None
2008-03-11 Poor sleep more dangerous for women 0 None
2008-03-11 Maternal obesity not strongly linked to obesity in offspring says study 0 None
2008-03-11 Better management of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-03-11 Advanced-stage ovarian cancer patients with BRCA live longer, may respond better to treatment 0 None
2008-03-10 Gardasil reduces abnormal Pap test results 0 None
2008-03-10 Guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy should be revised 0 None
2008-03-10 Girls and women with Rett syndrome have higher fracture risk 0 None
2008-03-10 Cruciferous vegetables may lower risk for breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-06 Women are treated less frequently than men with statins, aspirin and beta-blockers 0 None
2008-03-06 Risks of long-term hormone therapy continue to outweigh benefits 0 None
2008-03-06 New way to assess a woman's risk for invasive breast cancer 0 None
2008-03-06 Exercise doesn't stop the clock on aging, but it seems to slow it down 0 None
2008-03-06 New test to assess risk of ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-03-06 Folic acid consumption before and during pregnancy 0 None
2008-03-06 Five steps to get on track with preventive screenings 0 None
2008-03-06 Cancer risk slightly higher for women in discontinued hormone treatment trial 0 None
2008-03-05 Cancer risk from HRT remains long after treatment has stopped 0 None
2008-03-04 New genetic marker of risk for breast cancer discovered 0 None
2008-03-04 Predicting microbicide use in women 0 None
2008-03-04 Depression linked to subsequent pregnancy in black teens 0 None
2008-03-03 New blood test for early stage ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-03-01 Brain differences between women and men 0 3.3
2008-03-01 New online information resource on bladder problems 0 None
2008-02-28 New insight into maternal love 0 None
2008-02-28 Weighing female patients in private may encourage them to undergo necessary tests and treatments 0 None
2008-02-28 Breast cancer subtypes linked to survival from secondary brain tumors 0 None
2008-02-28 Breast cancer death rates among black women 0 None
2008-02-27 What women think during their first pregnancy 0 None
2008-02-27 Protein that stimulates blood vessel growth worsens ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-02-27 The impact of breast cancer on financial status of patients and their families 0 5
2008-02-26 Hormone therapy increases frequency of abnormal mammograms, breast biopsies 0 None
2008-02-26 Experimental anti-HIV gel is safe for women to use on a daily basis 0 None
2008-02-26 25% of HIV infected women want to become pregnant 0 None
2008-02-26 Smoking and pre-eclampsia 1 None
2008-02-25 Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-02-22 Women with hgher levels of DHEAS have better cognitive function 0 None
2008-02-21 Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer 0 None
2008-02-21 Obesity linked to stroke increase among middle-aged women 0 None
2008-02-21 New method for detecting HER2 breast cancer 0 None
2008-02-21 Newly discovered role of thyroid hormone during pregnancy 0 None
2008-02-21 Drinking milk may help women lower risk for hypertension 0 5
2008-02-20 How childhood abuse affects adult health care use and costs in women 0 None
2008-02-20 Poor women more likely to suffer from postpartum depression 0 None
2008-02-20 More support needed for menopausal women in rural areas 0 None
2008-02-20 Most maternal deaths worldwide are preventable 0 None
2008-02-18 Young women not getting enough folic acid 0 None
2008-02-18 Stress may increase a woman's risk of developing cervical cancer 0 None
2008-02-17 Personalized medicine can cut breast cancer risk 0 None
2008-02-17 Over 30% of pregnant American women have C-sections 0 None
2008-02-13 Scientists discover why some breast cancers are drug resistant 0 None
2008-02-13 Blood test detects early stage ovarian cancer with 99 percent accuracy 0 None
2008-02-12 Accuracy of online breast cancer information 0 None
2008-02-12 Benefit of removal of the ovaries differs between women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations 0 None
2008-02-11 Study explains preeclampsia develops 0 5
2008-02-08 Women and smoking 0 None
2008-02-08 Hot flashes may be getting an unfair rap for disrupting women's sleep at midlife 0 None
2008-02-08 Asian women at risk for congenital aneurismal fistulas 0 None
2008-02-07 Pollution disrupts puberty in girls 0 None
2008-02-06 New technique boosts success rates with artificial insemination 0 None
2008-02-04 CycleBeads help women manage their fertility 0 None
2008-02-04 Event to address the effects of breast cancer on black women 0 None
2008-01-31 Female Russian smokers double since collapse of the Soviet Union 0 None
2008-01-31 Viruses for a healthy pregnancy 0 None
2008-01-30 Low-intensity group support improves diet, may cut diabetes risk in American Indian women 0 None
2008-01-30 Digital mammography may be a better screening option than film mammography 0 None
2008-01-28 The contraceptive pill gives long-lasting protection against ovarian cancer 0 None
2008-01-28 Malnourishment in young mothers and their babies has consequences well beyond infant health and mortality 0 None
2008-01-25 Birth control options 0 None
2008-01-24 The decline of modern day fertility 0 None
2008-01-24 Health insurance co-payments deter mammography use 0 None
2008-01-24 Cranberry juice may help women with recurrent urinary tract infections 0 None
2008-01-24 Bisphosphate drug alendronate can help prevent bone fractures in many postmenopausal women 0 None
2008-01-23 Ovarian cancer risk not affected by alcohol and smoking, but reduced by caffeine 0 None
2008-01-23 Cervical cancer rates higher among minority women 0 None
2008-01-22 Lots of caffeine during pregnancy increases risk of miscarriage 0 None
2008-01-22 Boston IVF to offer test of women's biological clock in the northeast 0 None
2008-01-21 For pregnant women coffee is a definate no! 0 None
2008-01-21 Extra warning of blood clot risk with contraceptive skin patch 0 None
2008-01-21 NICE guidelines on breast cancer follow-up need urgent revision 0 None
2008-01-21 Breakthrough in breast cancer treatment 0 None
2008-01-21 Label change for Ortho Evra Contraceptive Transdermal Patch 0 None
2008-01-21 Common variations in human DNA signal lupus risk 0 None
2008-01-20 Abortions down in U.S. and everyone wonders why 0 4
2008-01-18 Calcium and vitamin D is more effective than calcium alone in preventing bone loss in elderly women 0 None
2008-01-17 Male and female doctors have divergent views on women and depression 0 None
2008-01-17 New clues about BRCA1 role in breast cancer 0 None
2008-01-17 Black women get breast cancer two decades earlier than white women 0 None
2008-01-17 Bisexual women - new research findings 0 4.5
2008-01-16 Shift work may increase the risk of enforced early retirement among women 0 None
2008-01-16 Vitamin D2 supplements may help prevent falls among high-risk older women 0 None
2008-01-16 Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart attacks for older women 0 4
2008-01-16 African-American women's magazines more likely to encourage fad diets 0 None
2008-01-15 New research advancements in the treatment of premature ovarian failure 0 5
2008-01-15 The link between combined HRT use and the risk of lobular breast cancers 0 None
2008-01-15 Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E lower risk for cataracts 0 None
2008-01-14 New folic acid seal helps women choose enriched grain foods to help prevent birth defects 0 None
2008-01-11 Cranberries combat urinary tract infections 0 None
2008-01-10 Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do 0 None
2008-01-10 Soybeans for hot flashes 0 None
2008-01-09 Breast cancer screening cuts mortality by half 0 None
2008-01-09 BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations and breast cancer 0 None
2008-01-09 Brain response differences found in way women with irritable bowel syndrome deal with pain 0 None
2008-01-09 American women prefer overly aggressive treatments for breast cancer 0 None
2008-01-08 Low school subjective social status may be an important contributor to increases in BMI in girls 0 None
2008-01-08 New test for newly diagnosed breast cancer 0 None
2008-01-06 Regular brisk walking helps women cope with the menopause 0 None
2008-01-04 Brisk walking routine eases menopausal anxiety, stress and depression 0 None
2008-01-04 Research focuses on basic cellular mechanics that instigate the muscle contractions of labor 0 None
2008-01-03 Women who smoke at increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 None
2008-01-03 Hormone therapy in younger menopausal women 0 None
2008-01-03 No excess cardiovascular risk from HRT for most patients 0 None
2008-01-02 Religion habit cuts anxiety in women 0 None
2008-01-02 A happy marriage bolsters a woman's physiological recovery from work 0 None
2008-01-02 A happy marriage eases a working woman's stress 0 None


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