Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - January 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-01-31 Fraser Health to close tertiary perinatal program at RCH and open new one at SMH 0 5
2010-01-30 Criticisms by women's advocacy groups "nonsensical", says Care Net 0 None
2010-01-30 Cardiologist provides heart-healthy tips for women 0 None
2010-01-30 Breast cancer patient battles insurer; Recession burdens charity clinics 0 None
2010-01-29 FDA grants accelerated approval for GlaxoSmithKline's TYKERB 0 None
2010-01-29 Childbirth Connection releases two landmark reports focusing maternity care in the U.S. 0 None
2010-01-29 How to recognize heart attack symptoms in younger women 1 5
2010-01-29 Opinions: Clean water; oversight of U.N. bookkeeping; Obama's global health goals; maternal mortality 0 None
2010-01-29 Baylor Sammons Breast Center receives accreditation from NAPBC 0 None
2010-01-29 OMT, a viable option for treating back pain in the third trimester of pregnancy 0 5
2010-01-29 Submissions invited for 2010 SOGC/CFWH Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women's Health Reporting 0 None
2010-01-28 Centering Healthcare Institute receives the Cares Award for its CenteringPregnancy Group Prenatal Care program 0 None
2010-01-28 Research suggests pomegranate seed extract could stimulate uterine contractions 0 None
2010-01-28 New report illustrates why cardiovascular disease is under-recognized and under-treated in women 0 None
2010-01-28 Transdermal estrogen therapies: Effective alternatives to oral estrogen and compounded bioidentical hormones 0 5
2010-01-28 Merck receives marketing authorization for ELONVA 0 None
2010-01-28 Down Syndrome, menopause, dementia and death 0 4
2010-01-28 Regular exercise and drinking tea may reduce depression in breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-01-28 Santica Research Labs launches CelluScience Anti-Cellulite Beaute Intensive dietary supplement 0 None
2010-01-28 IRSF announces first 2010 ANGEL Grant for testing potential Rett Syndrome therapies 0 None
2010-01-28 Canada to 'champion' major G8 initiative to tackle maternal, child mortality 0 None
2010-01-28 Women experiencing early menopause could develop dementia at a younger age 0 None
2010-01-28 Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine awarded 6 DOD CDMRP grants for medical research 0 None
2010-01-27 FDA approves FIRST RESPONSE Early Result Pregnancy Test 0 None
2010-01-27 Joint Commission urges hospitals to take steps to prevent pregnancy-related deaths 0 None
2010-01-27 Factors linked to duration of breastfeeding period 0 None
2010-01-27 Women with higher blood levels of PBDEs take longer to become pregnant, say researchers 0 None
2010-01-27 Women on antidepressant drugs may experience lactation difficulties 0 None
2010-01-27 NCCN updates the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for Oncology for Ovarian Cancer 0 None
2010-01-27 Preoperative CT may help reduce unnecessary surgeries in women with suspected acute appendicitis 0 5
2010-01-27 Fetal and infant mortality rate in inuit-inhabited areas higher than rest of Canada 0 None
2010-01-27 Over 125M pregnant women worldwide exposed to malaria annually, study finds 0 None
2010-01-25 Reproductive coercion and partner violence increase risk of unintended pregnancy 0 4
2010-01-22 Simple, five minute saliva test to determine baby's risk for more than 100 life-threatening genetic diseases 0 5
2010-01-22 Hundreds of thousands of Americans to attend National March for Life 0 None
2010-01-22 The American Journal of Pathology: Highlights from February 2010 issue 0 None
2010-01-22 Combining ultrasound with proteomic analyses of blood early-stage ovarian cancer can be identified 0 None
2010-01-21 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries receives FDA tentative approval for generic Femara Tablets 0 None
2010-01-21 Symbollon Pharmaceuticals to launch IoGen women's breast health dietary supplement in February 0 None
2010-01-21 Eating contaminated chicken causes UTI in women 1 None
2010-01-21 Training health personnel in emotional intelligence can help women from developing depressive symptoms 0 None
2010-01-21 Tel Aviv University finds estrogen may protect women from psychosis 0 None
2010-01-20 First Coast Oncology uses PEM scanner and AccuBoost image guided procedure for breast cancer treatment 0 None
2010-01-20 New Life Agency announces creation of nation's first IVF insurance program 0 None
2010-01-20 Gently rocking embryos during IVF may improve success rates 0 None
2010-01-20 HPV vaccine will reduce number of cervical cancer cases in women under 30 1 None
2010-01-20 Exercise can aid in smoking cessation; improve physical fitness in women smokers 0 None
2010-01-20 Impact of life style factors on natural and medically assisted reproduction 0 None
2010-01-20 Radiology Regional Center initiates participation in SOMO•INSIGHT Clinical Study 0 None
2010-01-20 Depomed plans additional Serada Phase 3 trial for treatment of menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2010-01-20 HPV testing could be used as standard method of cervical screening for women, say Italian scientists 0 None
2010-01-19 New iPhone application allows women to track vital health details 0 None
2010-01-19 Symposium to discuss strategies for prevention and treatment of infertility announced 0 None
2010-01-19 More than half of women with DCIS are spared a mastectomy 0 None
2010-01-19 Effects of obesity, smoking and drinking on natural and medically assisted reproduction 0 None
2010-01-19 Multi-lingual breast health booklet introduced for underserved population of women in GTA 0 None
2010-01-19 Incidence of diabetes more prevalent among First Nations women 0 None
2010-01-19 Humanitarian group's response targets vulnerable women and children in Haiti 0 5
2010-01-19 Preventing two oestrogen influencing receptors from 'conversing' may prevent breast cancer 0 None
2010-01-19 Testing for high-risk types of HPV DNA can be effective in preventing invasive cervical cancer 0 None
2010-01-18 Breast cancer and ovarian cancer tests not appropriate for all women, say experts 1 None
2010-01-18 Medical professionals and breast cancer survivors to attend 10th international conference in Georgia 0 None
2010-01-18 MYA Cosmetic Surgery reports 15% increase in enquiries 0 None
2010-01-18 New study reveals parenthood is associated with lower blood pressure 0 5
2010-01-18 Early diagnosis can cure endometrial cancer 0 None
2010-01-18 AP examines Clinton's emphasis on women's empowerment, trip to PNG 0 None
2010-01-18 Democrats reportedly settle key issues on health bill but no final accord yet 0 None
2010-01-18 Japan's MHLW approves InSightec's ExAblate MRgFUS system 0 None
2010-01-17 Results from Bionovo's phase 1B clinical trial of Bezielle published 0 None
2010-01-14 European approval for Abbott's new ovarian cancer diagnostic test 0 None
2010-01-13 Breast cancer organizations form new agreement to raise funds for research 0 None
2010-01-13 FBR releases new PSA, Jen's Story 2 0 None
2010-01-13 Autologous stem cell transplantation may benefit breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-01-13 LUMEN 2010 analyzes strategies to reduce rising mortality in women with cardiovascular disease 0 None
2010-01-13 Karolinska Institutet receives donation to advance breast cancer research 0 None
2010-01-13 Congress expected to shun mammography recommendations in final health bill 0 None
2010-01-13 UNAIDS chief calls for reduction in MTCT in Africa 0 None
2010-01-12 Preliminary results from Nektar Therapeutics' NKTR-102 Phase 2 study in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-01-12 Women with high BP face greater risk for dementia later in life 0 None
2010-01-12 Salt Lake City research center joins international drug trial program for painful menstrual cramps 0 None
2010-01-12 Mango effective against colon and breast cancer 0 None
2010-01-12 Yoga lowers number of compounds in blood and reduces inflammation 0 5
2010-01-12 Insurance mandates spark GOP fight while proposed insurance pools, abortion issues are examined 0 None
2010-01-12 More women die of breast cancer in areas where mammography centers are few 0 None
2010-01-12 KV Pharmaceutical, Hologic amend Gestiva asset purchase agreement 0 None
2010-01-12 Detroit paper explores pain of facing breast cancer without insurance 0 None
2010-01-12 Insecticide-treated net reduces malaria infection in pregnant women, but simple measures needed to increase effectiveness 0 None
2010-01-12 Researchers study VA111913 drug as a possible treatment for dysmenorrhea 1 None
2010-01-12 Antares Pharma, Population Council report positive Phase 2 results for novel NES/E2 contraceptive gel 0 None
2010-01-12 Lawmakers, public grapple with health care endgame 0 None
2010-01-12 Obama administration supports Cairo conference goals, Clinton says 0 None
2010-01-11 Institut Curie, Ipsogen sign scientific collaboration agreement in breast cancer domain 0 None
2010-01-09 U.S. Government supports ICPD; next five years crucial to meet reproductive healthcare goals 0 None
2010-01-09 St. Andrews Country Club hosts 'Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer' Tournament to help fight breast cancer 0 None
2010-01-08 AUA updates clinical practice guideline on female stress urinary incontinence 0 None
2010-01-08 Use of technology that expands access to qualified radiologist leads to earlier diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer 0 None
2010-01-08 Time constraints prevent women from attending cervical screening; overcoming practical barriers may maximize screening 0 None
2010-01-07 FDA issues Fast Track Designation to Sopherion Therapeutics' Myocet 0 5
2010-01-07 Phase II clinical trial results of Liposome-Entrapped Paclitaxel announced 0 5
2010-01-07 MabCure signs clinical research agreement to diagnose ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-01-06 Enzon Pharmaceuticals treats first patient in Phase 2 studies of PEG-SN38 0 None
2010-01-06 Excessive gestational weight gain in obese women is associated with severe medical conditions 0 None
2010-01-06 New research shows breast milk is not as important for mother or child's health 3 2.6
2010-01-06 Study reveals multiple ultrasound scans are more pronounced in low-risk pregnancies 0 None
2010-01-06 RAD Technology Medical Systems announces breast cancer awareness campaign to support 0 None
2010-01-05 HIV-infected postmenopausal women face higher risk for accelerated bone loss and fracture 0 None
2010-01-05 SBI and ACR publish new recommendations on breast cancer screening 0 3
2010-01-05 Marriage and motherhood contribute to weight gain 0 None
2010-01-05 Anti-aromatase phytochemicals in pomegranates reduce hormone-dependent breast cancer 0 None
2010-01-05 New campaign to provide retreats for women recovering from breast cancer launched 0 None
2010-01-05 New study reveals choline plays a critical role in fetal brain development 0 None
2010-01-04 Scientists uncover an important link between inflammation and breast cancer stem cells 0 None


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