Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - September 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-09-30 Topcor launches Clipa for a Cure to support breast cancer research 0 None
2009-09-30 Oilfield leader builds unique colored rig to support breast cancer research 0 None
2009-09-30 AMS’ products restore patient's pelvic health and their quality of life 0 None
2009-09-30 Environmental factors play a major role in early pregnancy losses 0 None
2009-09-30 National Cancer Institute grants $9.1M award to BUSM 0 None
2009-09-30 Women making poor shoe choices suffer with hindfoot pain 0 4
2009-09-30 Younger women with metastatic colorectal cancer live longer than younger men 0 None
2009-09-30 AP examines low- cost lobbying effort for birthing centers 0 None
2009-09-30 One third of women avoid routine mammogram tests 1 None
2009-09-29 Women feeling more positive about their genitals find it easier to orgasm 1 5
2009-09-29 Health care reform: Detailing women's stake in the debate 0 None
2009-09-29 Estrogen withdrawal may play a significant role in joint pain during breast cancer treatment 0 None
2009-09-29 Researchers recommend hormone therapy prior to mammogram screenings 0 None
2009-09-29 Congressional reception raises awareness about breast cancer in young adult women 0 None
2009-09-28 Merck, Qiagen pledge cervical cancer tools at CGI, meeting highlights effects of gender inequality 0 None
2009-09-28 Study links diabetes to atrial fibrillation in women 0 None
2009-09-26 Initial clinical results for Mpathy Medical's Omnisure sling released 0 None
2009-09-25 NIH calls for identifying better methods to predict the risk of developing breast cancer 0 None
2009-09-25 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to raise public awareness about breast cancer 0 None
2009-09-25 The Adiana permanent contraception system supported by UK's NICE 0 None
2009-09-25 Study reveals that kidney transplants do not affect pregnancy 0 None
2009-09-24 HPV screening and vaccination programmes could eradicate cervical cancer 0 None
2009-09-24 Merck, QIAGEN to collaborate to increase access to HPV vaccination and HPV DNA testing in developing countries 0 None
2009-09-24 Web-based education system improves awareness on cord blood preservation options 0 None
2009-09-24 Palmetto GBA-TrailBlazer Health cover Renessa treatment of female SUI 0 None
2009-09-24 Women usually tightlipped about bladder problems 0 None
2009-09-24 Exposure to PCE may cause congenital birth defects: Study 0 None
2009-09-23 Interactive campaign to raise awareness on breast cancer 2 None
2009-09-23 Sorafenib with chemotherapy for breast cancer patients had a 74% percent improvement in the time they lived 0 None
2009-09-23 Improved respiratory health in Mexican women who use vented stoves 0 None
2009-09-23 Pregnancy can cause metabolic syndrome 0 None
2009-09-23 UNAIDS, NGOs partner to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Africa 0 None
2009-09-23 Amnesty International report highlights maternal mortality 'emergency' in Sierra Leone 1 None
2009-09-22 Beech Sandal Company supports breast cancer awareness program 0 None
2009-09-22 WDS conducts free skin cancer screenings 0 None
2009-09-22 Barbershop singing helps cancer-survivor 0 None
2009-09-22 New device could be the solution to menstrual pain 0 None
2009-09-21 Seven-year program launched to combat maternal, infant mortality in the Philippines 0 None
2009-09-21 New study reveals that large abdominal fat cells contribute to type 2 diabetes in women 1 5
2009-09-21 The “Pink Star” fundraising campaign raises $1M for the National Breast Cancer Foundation 0 None
2009-09-21 March of Dimes to re-launch Healthy Baby program for military families 0 None
2009-09-21 Clothes for women who undergo a mastectomy 0 3
2009-09-21 New report explores the management of pregnancy and depression 0 None
2009-09-21 Postmenopausal women benefit as much from exercise as younger women 0 5
2009-09-18 Research to identify breast cancer disparities 0 None
2009-09-18 Drugs industry names the contraceptive pill as the greatest pharmacy innovation of the past 150 years 0 None
2009-09-18 Two-day forum addresses maternal, child mortality in Asia-Pacific region 0 None
2009-09-18 Deterioration in brain function following breast cancer therapy has negative effects on quality of life 0 None
2009-09-17 UPV provides new model to recognize postnatal depression 0 None
2009-09-17 Deterioration in brain function following breast cancer therapy affects quality of life: Study 0 None
2009-09-17 Workshop to educate women on urinary incontinence 0 None
2009-09-17 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource discusses myths and facts about ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-09-17 The Baucus health care plan covers elective abortions 0 None
2009-09-17 Study: Antiretroviral drugs may prevent HIV infection in women 0 None
2009-09-16 VOICE clinical study for testing the efficacy of two HIV prevention strategies 0 None
2009-09-16 Teva announces availability of its Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive over-the-counter 0 None
2009-09-16 Newly developed model helps early diagnosis of postnatal depression 0 None
2009-09-16 Celsion's DIGNITY clinical trial aired on Good Morning America 0 None
2009-09-16 Breast cancer prevention drugs may negatively affect patients 0 None
2009-09-16 Mobetron portable radiation therapy system for breast cancer treatment 0 None
2009-09-15 Zhena's Gypsy Tea launches campaign for breast cancer awareness and prevention 0 None
2009-09-15 Breast and ovarian cancer awareness campaign launched by Myriad Genetics 0 None
2009-09-15 Researchers find increased risk of breast cancer in women from the industrial accident zone 0 None
2009-09-15 America’s Affordable Health Choices Act helps breast cancer patients recuperate easily 0 None
2009-09-15 Breast Preservation Foundation stresses on the importance public health education programs 0 None
2009-09-14 Boston Scientific to market Bladder Health Network's female urodynamic testing solutions in the U.S. 0 None
2009-09-14 Prenatal testing helps to bring down the birth rate of babies with Down syndrome 0 None
2009-09-14 Report urges world leaders to expand access to free health care in developing countries 0 None
2009-09-14 Massage Envy clinics to donate funds to support breast cancer education 0 None
2009-09-14 Celebrity joins breast cancer awareness campaign 0 None
2009-09-14 Quest Diagnostics' OVA1 ovarian cancer test cleared by the FDA 0 4
2009-09-14 Knowledge gap regarding the use of breast cancer tests 0 None
2009-09-14 Research data reveals why women discontinue treatment with current osteoporosis therapies 0 None
2009-09-14 Test for detecting ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-09-11 Bioidentical hormone therapy is safe and effective for menopausal women 28 4.8
2009-09-11 New stem cell technology could destroy breast cancer cells 0 None
2009-09-11 HALO Pap test for the breast to be featured in a healthcare talk show 0 None
2009-09-11 Enlarged fat cells and waist-to-height ratios can cause diabetes in women 0 1
2009-09-11 Routine screening is useful for identifying pregnant women with gestational diabetes 0 None
2009-09-11 Fau and MELK genes may help improve breast cancer diagnosis and treatment 0 None
2009-09-10 FDA approves Supplemental New Drug Application for DOXIL 0 None
2009-09-10 Quatrx' second phase 3 study of ospemifene tablets provides positive results 0 None
2009-09-10 Season's Practice launches women health and wellness solutions in Northeast Ohio 0 5
2009-09-10 New protocol to tackle postpartum depression 0 5
2009-09-10 Vespa USA supports breast cancer awareness programs 0 None
2009-09-10 80 percent residents aware of family building options: RESOLVE survey 0 None
2009-09-10 First trial of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine testing launched 0 5
2009-09-09 New television program to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases in women 1 None
2009-09-09 OB-GYNs explore common pregnancy myths 0 None
2009-09-09 Gabapentin improves sleep quality in menopausal women 0 4.3
2009-09-09 Obesity, alcohol and smoking linked to second breast cancer occurrence 0 5
2009-09-09 Adverse impact of drinking during pregnancy highlighted by health department 0 None
2009-09-08 New procedure used for breast cancer surgery 0 None
2009-09-08 Perkinelmer acquires Indian genetic screening laboratory 0 None
2009-09-08 Contraceptive pill likely cause for 20 percent drop in ovarian cancer rates 0 None
2009-09-07 Nanoparticle-delivered suicide gene therapy effectively reduces ovarian tumor burden in mice 0 None
2009-09-07 Four minute video clip on breastfeeding 0 None
2009-09-05 Angiotensin II receptors not detectable in pregnant or preeclamptic women 0 None
2009-09-05 Catholics for Choice supports coverage of reproductive healthcare services in healthcare policy 0 None
2009-09-05 Researchers study tumor diversity to improve breast cancer treatment 0 None
2009-09-05 Alcohol is harmful for unborn babies 0 None
2009-09-04 Dilafor Phase II clinical trial completes 0 None
2009-09-04 World should contribute $23B to increase women's access to contraception, UNFPA says 0 4
2009-09-04 Oncotype DX multigene expression test for breast cancer patients 0 None
2009-09-04 Postpartum depression affects mother-infant relationship 0 None
2009-09-04 Vaccinating women against HPV prevents breast cancer 1 None
2009-09-04 NCI renews SPORE grant for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer 0 None
2009-09-03 New car design for pregnant mothers 0 None
2009-09-03 IDEAL IMPLANT clinical trial features lump-sum payment to participants 0 None
2009-09-03 Congressional event to raise awareness about young women’s breast cancer risks 0 None
2009-09-03 Estrogen supplements do not suppress bone loss in postmenopausal women 0 None
2009-09-02 Death rate from unintentional poisoning triples in middle-aged white women 0 None
2009-09-02 LUNA surgical procedure did not alleviate chronic pelvic pain in women 0 5
2009-09-02 Research reveals that dramatic maternal weight loss prevents obesity in their children 2 None
2009-09-02 Majority of women depend on family or friend's opinion to decide on breast cancer surgery 0 None
2009-09-02 Hexokinase 2 gene highly expressed in brain metastasis in breast cancer patients 0 5
2009-09-01 MammoSite ML radiation therapy system approved for breast cancer treatment 0 None
2009-09-01 Increased risk of ovarian cancer witnessed in women taking hormone therapy 0 5
2009-09-01 Telephone counseling and referral service launched for ovarian cancer affected women 0 None
2009-09-01 Correlation between overweight, smoking and breast cancer discovered 0 None
2009-09-01 COCA to conduct meeting on ovarian cancer awareness 0 None
2009-09-01 TransPharma's Phase 2A trial of ViaDerm-hPTH(1-34) for treating severe osteoporosis is successful 0 1
2009-09-01 Psychological therapy for breast cancer patients reduces blood inflammation levels 0 None
2009-09-01 Chemotherapy affects sleep-wake activity rhythms of breast cancer patients 0 1


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