Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - July 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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