Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - January 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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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