Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - November 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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