Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - May 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-05-31 Obese women should not gain weight during pregnancy 0 3
2009-05-27 Worldwide increase in assisted reproduction 0 None
2009-05-27 Black women more likely to have vitamin D deficiency, bacterial vaginosis 0 None
2009-05-26 Some Black women with advanced breast cancer opt against treatment, study finds 0 None
2009-05-26 U.N. system lacks 'serious focus on gender' issues, opinion piece says 0 None
2009-05-26 Discovery of biological markers that may indicate poor breast cancer prognosis 0 5
2009-05-25 Discovery of genetic factors that influence the age at which natural menopause occurs in women 0 None
2009-05-25 Transition to menopause may cause trouble learning 0 None
2009-05-24 Extreme caffeinated soft drink diet leaves woman with serious health issues 2 4.4
2009-05-24 Older women underestimate risk of bone fracture 0 None
2009-05-22 Pregnant women should steer clear of advice to "eat for two" 0 None
2009-05-22 Poor vitamin D status linked to common vaginal infection in pregnant women 0 None
2009-05-22 AIDS treatment activists push UNAIDS and WHO to meet commitments to reduce HIV in women and newborns 0 None
2009-05-22 HER2/neu protein predicts development of invasive breast cancer in women with ductal carcinoma in situ 0 None
2009-05-22 African-American women breast cancer sufferers often refuse chemotherapy and radiation therapy 0 None
2009-05-20 Money worries make women spend more 0 None
2009-05-20 Parents needed to help curb teenage births among Hispanics, group says 0 None
2009-05-20 Good advice for a healthy pregnancy 0 None
2009-05-19 Sex ‘too early’ a cause of regret and disappointment for many young girls 1 4.5
2009-05-19 Genetic signature predicts clinical outcomes in certain types of breast cancer 0 3
2009-05-19 HRT-breast cancer risk stays same, regardless of family history 0 None
2009-05-18 Women more susceptible to damaging effects of smoking than men 0 5
2009-05-18 Many low-income women breast cancer patients skipping hormonal therapy, lowering their survival rates 0 None
2009-05-18 Thyroid surgery outcomes may be worse in pregnant women 0 5
2009-05-18 Two new genes decide when a girl starts menstruation 0 None
2009-05-17 Discovery of genes that determine when girls start menstruation 0 4
2009-05-17 Combining two chemotherapy drugs with Herceptin shows promise for metastatic HER2+ breast cancer 0 5
2009-05-15 Sexual violence aimed at girls, women in Swaziland linked to high HIV/AIDS risk, other health issues 0 None
2009-05-15 Common gene variation explains why some women may find it more difficult to quit smoking during pregnancy 0 None
2009-05-15 Vitamin D may play a role in bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women 0 None
2009-05-14 20% of girls in upper secondary school suffers from school burnout 0 None
2009-05-13 Chemo improves survival among older breast cancer patients 0 5
2009-05-13 Black women develop breast cancer at earlier ages, have higher mortality rates 0 None
2009-05-12 Women diagnosed with precancerous cervical intraepithelial neoplasia at risk for cervical cancer 0 None
2009-05-12 Start taking a vitamin with folic acid before pregnancy 0 5
2009-05-12 DHEA supplement combined with vitamin D and calcium significantly improves spinal bone density in older women 0 4.7
2009-05-12 CDC to review vaccine policies; immigrant, women's rights advocates anticipating repeal of HPV vaccine requirement 1 None
2009-05-12 DASH diet to lower blood pressure also reduces women's risk of heart failure 1 None
2009-05-12 Preconceptional folate supplementation and the risk of spontaneous preterm birth 0 None
2009-05-07 When having an extremely high body image can lead to health problems 0 None
2009-05-07 Probiotics may help fight obesity post pregnancy 0 None
2009-05-05 Black women in Virginia more likely than others to experience infant mortality 0 None
2009-05-04 Women with a history of hypothyroidism at greater risk of developing liver cancer 0 None
2009-05-04 Researchers using cognitive therapy to manage female incontinence 0 5
2009-05-04 Disparities in breast cancer outcomes continue to exist for African-American women 0 None
2009-05-04 Late motherhood boosts family lifespan 0 None
2009-05-03 Women more vulnerable to tobacco carcinogens than men 0 None
2009-05-03 Women live longer but quality of life is often poor 0 None
2009-05-03 Call for mothers to address bone health with daughters 0 None
2009-05-03 Women live longer, not better, largely because of obesity and arthritis 0 None
2009-05-03 Women more vulnerable to the cancer-causing effects of smoking tobacco 0 None


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