Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - January 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-01-29 Public information about breast screening in UK has serious shortcomings 0 None
2009-01-29 Repeat teenage pregnancies increasing in the UK 0 None
2009-01-29 Many women who survived childhood cancer do not undergo recommended breast cancer screening 0 None
2009-01-29 Is rapid transition through menopause linked to earlier onset of heart disease? 0 None
2009-01-29 Avoiding environmental tobacco smoke during pregnancy 0 None
2009-01-27 Study may help breast cancer patients make more informed treatment choices 0 None
2009-01-27 Study examines use of loop diuretics and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women 0 None
2009-01-27 Researchers identify risk factors for breast cancer in the opposite breast 0 None
2009-01-27 Researchers refine breast cancer identification 0 None
2009-01-21 Loss of sex drive after menopause affects health, quality of life 0 None
2009-01-21 Heavy and binge drinking during pregnancy increases risk of preterm birth 0 None
2009-01-21 Women who suffer abuse at the hands of a loved one may not be so quick to talk about it 0 None
2009-01-19 Victims of intimate partner violence display distinct patterns of facial injury 0 None
2009-01-19 Survivorship care after breast cancer, call for more action 0 None
2009-01-19 Mammograms on offer at Myers! 0 None
2009-01-19 Breast cancer four times more likely in women with strong family history 0 None
2009-01-19 Women with sexual trauma from childhood gain strength in self-help groups 0 None
2009-01-19 Exercise after menopause lowers breast cancer risk 0 None
2009-01-19 Postnatal depression can be effectively treated and possibly prevented 0 None
2009-01-18 Hormones make pretty women serial monogamists 0 None
2009-01-15 Discovery of new protein that triggers breast cancer 0 None
2009-01-15 Economic status affects obesity rates in Mexican-American and white women 0 None
2009-01-15 Oral contraceptives may be safe, but information gaps remain 0 None
2009-01-14 Obesity raises ovarian cancer risk 0 None
2009-01-14 Women may be more likely to experience EMS delays for heart care 0 None
2009-01-14 Smoking during pregnancy impacts thyroid function of mother and fetus 0 None
2009-01-13 Women suffer more from rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2009-01-13 Research confirms value of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy for women with BRCA mutations 0 None
2009-01-13 Question marks over herbal remedies for menopausal symptoms 0 None
2009-01-13 HPV testing followed by cytology and repeat HPV testing may improve cervical cancer screening 0 None
2009-01-12 Protein that regulates hormones critical to women's health found in pituitary 0 None
2009-01-12 Outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African-American women in NYC 0 5
2009-01-12 HRT linked to brain shrinkage, but not lesions 0 None
2009-01-12 Blood mercury levels associated with income, ethnicity and coastal areas 0 None
2009-01-09 Older women who are more physically fit have better cognitive function 0 None
2009-01-07 Women's access to donated kidneys declines with age, particularly compared with men 0 None
2009-01-07 Pap test procedure facts 0 None
2009-01-07 Repeat cesarean deliveries before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness 0 None
2009-01-06 Bacteria discovered in amniotic fluids of women who undergo preterm birth 0 None
2009-01-06 Bulimia linked to brain circuit abnormalities 0 5
2009-01-05 Metadherin gene linked to metastasis of breast cancer 0 None
2009-01-05 Obesity may contribute to the development of ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-01-05 Maternity leave appears to decrease cesarean deliveries and increase breastfeeding 0 None
2009-01-05 Researchers look at global endometrial ablation procedure for heavy menstrual bleeding 0 None
2009-01-05 Frontostriatal brain circuits play role in bulimia nervosa in women 0 None
2009-01-05 Inherited factors play key role in breast cancer 0 None
2009-01-05 Women reminded yearly examinations best way to prevent cervical cancer 0 None
2009-01-05 Study links obesity to elevated risk of ovarian cancer 0 None


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