Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - August 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-08-31 Home births performed by registered midwives are safe and natural 1 4.5
2009-08-31 Family and friends play a significant role in breast cancer surgery decision 0 None
2009-08-31 PacifiCord to start its fifth free prenatal class in Southern California 0 None
2009-08-31 New radiotherapy treatment devised for treating women with metastatic ovarian cancer 0 5
2009-08-29 Virginia Health Information publishes online guide containing information about obstetrical services in Virginia 0 None
2009-08-28 Bishops turn against reform, conservative Christians ramp up opposition 0 None
2009-08-28 WERF to assess the hidden cost of endometriosis to society and women with the disease 0 None
2009-08-28 Insight Psychological Centers to open a living facility for women coping with eating disorders 0 None
2009-08-28 IBM announces expansion of service program in Africa 0 None
2009-08-28 $11.5 million grant to Mayo Clinic Cancer Center to translate research into treatments for women with ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-08-28 CRi's Oosight imaging system used for developing a gene transfer technique to prevent inherited diseases 0 None
2009-08-27 Abortion questions continue in health reform debate 0 None
2009-08-27 Thickening of neck arteries in healthy middle-aged women with feelings of hopelessness 0 None
2009-08-27 The Renfrew Center joins forces with AKASA for treating women with eating disorders 0 None
2009-08-27 Polycystic ovary syndrome in women can be relieved by acupuncture and exercise 0 None
2009-08-27 HHS webcast to discuss how pregnant women and new mothers can prepare for the H1N1 flu 0 None
2009-08-26 More than half of women with ovarian cancer face delay in diagnosis 0 None
2009-08-26 Welfare reforms improve quality of life for single mothers and their children 0 None
2009-08-26 Program to help runaway girls proves effective 0 None
2009-08-26 Lifeline Biotechnologies to establish a demonstration site for its First Warning System 0 None
2009-08-26 Tamoxifen drug poses increased risk of developing ER negative breast cancer 0 5
2009-08-26 Study reveals high levels of ergothioneine in RBCs of women with pre-eclampsia 0 None
2009-08-25 Garden Of Life introduces dietary supplement capsule that minimizes varicose and spider veins 0 None
2009-08-25 NCI investigator’s endorsement of of inaccurate high-risk HPV test to refer women to cervical cancer tests is “unfortunate and inappropriate” says Sin Hang Lee 0 None
2009-08-25 New study reveals that mild glucose intolerance in pregnancy may relate to risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-08-25 Research reveals the life-long detrimental impact of maternal smoking during pregnancy 0 None
2009-08-25 PacifiCord to conduct free prenatal classes in San Diego from September 2009 0 None
2009-08-25 FRC urges Obama to support the exclusion of abortion coverage from healthcare plans 0 None
2009-08-25 FDA clears Aperio Technologies to market breast tissue image analysis application 0 None
2009-08-25 Elevated levels of GLI1 protein linked to unfavorable prognosis and progressive stages in human breast cancer 0 None
2009-08-24 Increased testosterone levels boost appetite and career choices in women 0 None
2009-08-24 Emergency contraceptive tablet to help prevent an unintended pregnancy 0 None
2009-08-24 DS Waters of America forges alliance with breast cancer advocacy group 0 None
2009-08-21 New findings to prevent urinary tract infections 0 None
2009-08-21 Expectant mothers cautioned against using home fetal Doppler devices 0 None
2009-08-21 Hospitals treating more black cancer patients experience worse survival rates 0 None
2009-08-20 NYT Magazine interviews Clinton on global women's issues 0 None
2009-08-20 Cambodia's maternal mortality; drugs in Uganda; cholera risk in Zimbabwe; HIV laws in Niger 0 None
2009-08-20 Does fetal fibronectin testing change patient management in women at risk of preterm labour? 0 None
2009-08-20 Novel microRNA plays a major role in invasive breast cancer development 0 None
2009-08-20 Study finds long-term exposure to progesterone may lead to growth of tumors 0 None
2009-08-20 Low income women less likely to be screened for cancer in Ontario 0 None
2009-08-19 IVF treatment not to be combined with alternative therapies 0 None
2009-08-19 Women air concerns on government takeover of health care 11 5
2009-08-19 Low-dose estrogen effective for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2009-08-19 Nonsurgical, quick and accurate test for diagnosing endometriosis discovered 0 4
2009-08-19 Beveragette Ventures launches all-natural beverage to minimize common PMS and menopause symptoms 4 1
2009-08-18 Weight training reduces lymphedema symptoms after breast cancer surgery 0 5
2009-08-18 Denosumab reduces fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis 0 None
2009-08-17 Mandatory folic acid fortification may be unnecessary 0 None
2009-08-13 Wine may offer radioprotective effect for breast cancer patients 0 None
2009-08-12 Weight training reduces lymphedema symptoms after breast cancer surgery 0 2.5
2009-08-11 Only the best looking men tempt women into casual sex 0 5
2009-08-11 UNAIDS report says 50 million women in Asia at risk of HIV infection from intimate partners 0 None
2009-08-11 Holography helps tackle ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-08-10 Seizures during pregnancy linked to pre-term, small or low-birth-weight babies 0 None
2009-08-10 Breastfeeding appears to reduce risk of breast cancer among women with family history 0 None
2009-08-10 Vulvodynia, the most frequent cause of painful sex 0 5
2009-08-10 New kind of “molecular condom” to protect women from AIDS 1 None
2009-08-09 Female supervisors more likely to be sexually harassed at work 0 None
2009-08-07 Cooperation between faith-based organizations and UNFPA critical to maternal health, say groups 0 None
2009-08-06 Botanicals do not have an effect on hot flashes or on cognitive function in menopausal women 0 None
2009-08-06 Rush University Medical Center hosts conference examining Chicago breastfeeding rates 0 3
2009-08-06 Importance of increased funding for molecular diagnostics 0 None
2009-08-06 Many women at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer choose surgery as a precautionary measure 0 3
2009-08-06 More than half of Texas physicians do not follow HPV recommendations 0 None
2009-08-06 Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may lower patient recall rates 0 None
2009-08-05 Tips on how to stay safe in the sun 0 5
2009-08-04 Guardian examines U.K. offer to help provide free healthcare in 'world's poorest countries' 0 None
2009-08-03 Genetic link to ovarian cancer found 0 None
2009-08-03 Digital mammography increases cancer detection rates 0 None
2009-08-03 Exercise offers many benefits during pregnancy 0 None


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