Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - September 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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