Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - February 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-02-28 Psychologists investigate morning sickness and idea of normal pregnancy 0 None
2010-02-27 Micrometastases in axillary lymph nodes associated with poorer overall survival in breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-02-27 President Obama, Pelosi inaccurately respond: Health bills do not fund abortion 0 None
2010-02-26 Reconciliation may be Democrats last hope for health overhaul 0 None
2010-02-26 Hypnosis may help reduce pain and suffering in metastatic breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-02-26 Female genital mutilation reversal surgeries: Clitoraid announces second round in Trinidad 3 5
2010-02-26 Mutations in MeCP2 cause autism spectrum disorder Rett Syndrome 0 3.5
2010-02-26 UCLA School of Nursing selects CytoCore's PadKit Collection Kit for comparative cytology study of cervical cancer 0 None
2010-02-26 Over 16% of pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes 0 None
2010-02-26 Integrative oncology program aims to address cancer patients' needs from every angle 0 None
2010-02-26 EVA trial: MRI is more accurate for early diagnosis of breast cancer than digital mammography 0 None
2010-02-26 CPM procedure may only offer survival benefit to breast cancer patients age 50 and younger 0 None
2010-02-26 Fetuses exposed to high levels of stress hormone may have solving problems later on: Study 0 None
2010-02-26 NCCN Guidelines: Chemosensitivity/resistance assays to be part of Principles of Chemotherapy section 0 None
2010-02-26 Maternal sensitivity may influence language development among children in early stages of autism 0 None
2010-02-26 SynCare receives NCQA Accreditation for high-risk pregnancy program 0 None
2010-02-26 BPA exposure during pregnancy may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring 0 None
2010-02-25 Low doses of lasofoxifene reduce all common problems in postmenopausal women: Study 0 None
2010-02-25 Nevirapine taken to protect fetus from HIV should be avoided for one year after childbirth, say researchers 0 None
2010-02-25 Advanced ovarian cancer: Avastin-chemotherapy combination followed by Avastin alone improves PFS 0 None
2010-02-25 Prevalence of arthritis and AAL may be effect of obesity and physical inactivity, particularly in women 0 None
2010-02-25 Study examines associations of different fats and subtypes of ischemic stroke in post-menopausal women 0 None
2010-02-25 Study examines range of health issues and trends among older women in California 0 None
2010-02-24 Frozen/thawed ovarian tissue transplant: Woman has two children from separate pregnancies 0 None
2010-02-24 Women who become pregnant with single foetus after IVF/ICSI have increased risk of stillbirth 0 None
2010-02-24 New report identifies enormous global impact of preterm birth and stillbirth 0 4
2010-02-24 INMA researchers study the consequences iodine supplements in pregnant women 0 None
2010-02-24 USPSTF-recommended guidelines lead to decline in mammograms and early detection programs for women under 50 0 None
2010-02-24 Depression and stress hormone levels may lead to obesity in girls 0 None
2010-02-24 Woman's risk of heart disease intensifies during natural menopause: Study 0 5
2010-02-23 Prevention of preterm birth and stillbirth: Global collaborative efforts needed 0 None
2010-02-23 USPSTF mammography recommendations: Avon Foundation for Women survey confirms states denying coverage 0 None
2010-02-23 Excessive weight gain during pregnancy linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes 0 None
2010-02-23 Combining PARP inhibitors with existing cancer drugs promising 0 None
2010-02-23 Unique resource for families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-02-23 Black women are more prone to peripartum cardiomyopathy around childbirth time 0 5
2010-02-23 Combination of MRI and mammography reduces mortality rate in high-risk women 0 None
2010-02-22 BioSante Pharmaceuticals' ongoing LibiGel Phase III clinical development program: Additional positive data 0 None
2010-02-22 VA focuses on female veterans' struggles, disability claims backlog 0 None
2010-02-22 RNCRR uses Parascript' AccuDetect CAD software to detect breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-22 Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure commences one-year celebration of its 20th anniversary 0 None
2010-02-20 Study reveals underrepresentation of women in cardiovascular clinical trials 1 4
2010-02-20 Early treatment and prevention of gum disease can positively impact many medical conditions 0 5
2010-02-20 U.N. calls for $1.4B to fund basic needs in Haiti through the end of 2010 0 None
2010-02-20 News outlets examine HIV vaccine research, cervical cancer screening data presented at conference 0 None
2010-02-20 Health worker training program cuts stillbirths by 30% in 6 developing countries, study says 0 None
2010-02-20 Opinion: Violence against women, rebuilding Haiti, food security 0 None
2010-02-20 Amgen's Prolia Complete Response submission: FDA classifies and sets PDUFA date 0 None
2010-02-19 Unveil Your Pink: Excitement surrounds upcoming charity fundraiser 0 None
2010-02-19 Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer: 10th anniversary 0 None
2010-02-19 10th Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer 0 None
2010-02-19 Landmark collaboration to launch largest study of breast cancer in Latin American women 0 None
2010-02-19 Patient registry formed to track clinical course of hypoactive sexual desire disorder 0 None
2010-02-19 Group B streptococcus may have significant public health implications: Study 0 None
2010-02-19 Efficient healthcare system in sub-Saharan Africa can reduce maternal deaths 0 None
2010-02-19 Training birth attendants in essential newborn-care techniques reduce stillbirths by 30%: Study 0 None
2010-02-19 BHRT for treatment of SAD in women 0 None
2010-02-19 BioSante Pharmaceuticals' LibiGel clinical update to be presented at 2010 ISSWSH annual meeting 0 None
2010-02-19 Study shows prevalence of depression among low-income urban mothers 0 None
2010-02-19 The Methodist Hospital Research Institute awarded $11.5M NIH grant for research into methods of targeting cancer stem cells 0 None
2010-02-18 Medical experts convene to discuss emotional and medical issues of young breast cancer survivors 0 None
2010-02-18 UCSF receives $1.15M grant to integrate family planning into HIV treatment and care 0 None
2010-02-18 V-Day to host three benefit productions of The Vagina Monologues as part of global violence against women 0 1
2010-02-18 Training birth attendants in essential newborn-care techniques can reduce perinatal deaths 0 5
2010-02-18 Training in newborn care and resuscitation to birth attendants increases likelihood of baby's survival 0 None
2010-02-18 AHA Scientific Statement: Only 33% of annual PCIs are performed in women 0 None
2010-02-18 HPV DNA testing vital in identification of cervical cancer 0 None
2010-02-18 Phase III data reveals potential of Merck’s GARDASIL in preventing HPV and HPV-related cancers 0 None
2010-02-18 Changes in vaginal pH make women more susceptible to infections 0 5
2010-02-18 Study: Several types of treatment can provide relief for pelvic floor disorders 0 None
2010-02-18 Researchers develop guidelines for assessment, treatment and management of lymphedema 0 None
2010-02-18 Researchers establish Canadian norms for diagnosing FASD 0 None
2010-02-18 PerkinElmer expands fetal, maternal and neonatal health screening capability in India 0 None
2010-02-17 Menopause supplement to bring body back into balance 0 None
2010-02-17 Study: Multiple genetic markers linked with CVD not associated with improvement in CVD risk prediction 0 None
2010-02-17 Disparities in breast cancer treatment: African-American women diagnosed in later stages of disease 0 None
2010-02-17 Migraine is seen more frequently in women with MS than those without: Study 0 None
2010-02-17 Medical journal finds divide between doctors and patients on new mammogram recommendations 0 None
2010-02-17 Study confirms link between mammographic breast density and breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-17 Postmenopausal women undergoing combination hormone therapy at increased risk of heart disease: WHI confirms 0 None
2010-02-17 Sequenom CMM launches SensiGene Fetal Sex Determination test 0 None
2010-02-16 SEGT helpful for breast cancer patients with affective disorders 0 None
2010-02-16 Overall benefits of HPV vaccination or frequent screening are low for women over 41 0 None
2010-02-16 Study: sdNVP can lead to HIV treatment failure in women receiving drug to prevent infant infection 0 2
2010-02-16 Prestigious journal suppressing dissenting evidence favoring unnecessary cervical biopsy industry, complains HiFi DNA Tech president 0 None
2010-02-16 Public health researchers at UNC to lead multi-state initiative to prevent cervical cancer 0 None
2010-02-16 Annual Income Tax Check-Off for Breast and Cervical Research campaign launched 0 None
2010-02-15 New conference to discuss issues surrounding breast cancer to take place at UWE 0 None
2010-02-15 Local businesses and Change Your Game! Foundation to rally efforts to benefit breast cancer research 0 None
2010-02-15 Researcher receives $2.4M grant from NIH to study preeclampsia and diabetes in pregnant women 0 None
2010-02-14 Positive interim results from Helix BioPharma's Topical Interferon Alpha-2b Phase II pharmacokinetic study 0 None
2010-02-12 TechniScan 3D whole breast imaging system to be presented at SPIE conference 0 None
2010-02-12 Patients receiving female-donor plasma did better than patients receiving male-donor plasma: Study 0 None
2010-02-12 Cal-EPA intents to add BPA to state's list of chemicals known to cause cancer 0 None
2010-02-12 launches "Kiss Chlamydia Goodbye" campaign 0 None
2010-02-12 Also in Global Health News: China's health care system; Breastfeeding practices in Pakistan; HIV transmission in MSM; Abu Dhabi joins malaria fight 0 None
2010-02-12 Article features pelvic health problems, risk factors and treatment options for women 0 None
2010-02-12 Study: Hospitalizations for H1N1 differ from hospitalizations associated with typical flu 0 5
2010-02-12 Routine testing of hs-CRP in women with heart disease is controversial, says Mayo Clinic cardiologist 0 None
2010-02-12 Biological-based therapies are alternative medicines for women recovering from breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-11 Decline in breast cancer rates linked to race, ethnicity and economic background 0 None
2010-02-11 Women's heart-health awareness: Educational campaigns with evidence-based prevention messages needed 0 None
2010-02-11 Preterm birth: Pre-pregnancy obesity and gestational weight gain increase risk 0 None
2010-02-11 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer to be hosted in San Francisco, California 0 None
2010-02-10 Women who take AdvaCAL calcium supplements have high bone density 0 3.3
2010-02-10 Top ten myths about sex 2 5
2010-02-10 Study shows more women die of heart disease each year than men 1 None
2010-02-10 Pivotal Research to study investigational drug for menstrual cramps 0 None
2010-02-10 Your Hormones, Your Health!: Free health seminar 0 None
2010-02-10 Restricted fetal growth during first trimester linked to maternal high blood pressure and hematocrit levels 0 None
2010-02-10 Breast enhancement surgery: Pros, cons and options 0 None
2010-02-10 Breast cancer patients taking antidepressant paroxetine at the same time as tamoxifen are at increased risk of death 1 None
2010-02-10 Researchers find that mutation in single gene can cause endometrial cancer 0 None
2010-02-10 New Success Prime IVF Program launched 0 None
2010-02-10 Researchers publish findings that may lead to new standard of care for cervical cancer patients 0 None
2010-02-10 Maternal obesity increases offspring's risk of developing inflammation-related disorders 0 None
2010-02-10 Ikonisys to showcase oncoFISH cervical test at Eurogin 2010 Cervical Cancer Prevention Conference 0 None
2010-02-10 New Multi-Cycle program reduces risk of infertility treatment for older mothers 0 None
2010-02-09 Gene linked to PMDD and other maladies during menstrual cycle 0 None
2010-02-09 Advanced paternal age increases autism risk only when the mother is younger 0 5
2010-02-09 60% of pregnant women never tested for CHD 0 2
2010-02-09 Positive data from Cara Therapeutics' peripherally-restricted kappa opioid agonist Phase II trial 0 None
2010-02-09 Abbott seeks U.S. approval for HE4 assay to monitor recurrence/progression of epithelial ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-02-08 Inovio Biomedical announces additional immunogenicity data from therapeutic cervical cancer vaccine trial 0 None
2010-02-08 Big Ow awareness campaign 0 None
2010-02-08 Breast cancer: Lower dose of radiotherapy in fewer, larger doses as effective as higher total dose 0 None
2010-02-08 Smokers more likely to vaccinate their daughters against HPV 0 None
2010-02-08 Women with low levels of income are susceptible to anxiety and depression after diagnosed with DCIS 0 None
2010-02-08 Gene linked to endometrial cancer identified 0 None
2010-02-08 Researchers find low prevalence of tamoxifen use for prevention of breast cancer among women 0 None
2010-02-07 Risk of heart attack greater in women with gout 0 None
2010-02-07 Women using oestrogen-only HRT at increased risk of asthma after menopause 0 None
2010-02-06 Cervical length screening may reduce preterm births 0 None
2010-02-06 Increased risk of intrauterine fetal death in women with fibroids 0 None
2010-02-06 A program to raise awareness of heart disease 0 None
2010-02-05 Bipartisan legislation in House, Senate targets violence against women worldwide 0 None
2010-02-05 DOD to investigate mental health care at Camp Lejeune, also will stock morning-after pill 1 None
2010-02-05 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-02-05 Exposure to agricultural chemical atrazine linked to birth defect gastroschisis 0 None
2010-02-05 AUL files brief in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming state's interest in safeguarding women 0 None
2010-02-05 Researchers may have discovered how hormone progesterone prevents preterm birth 0 None
2010-02-05 Opinions: G8 and maternal, child mortality; rebuilding Haiti 0 None
2010-02-05 American Heart Month aims to spread awareness of women and heart disease 0 None
2010-02-05 Children exposed to acetaminophen prenatally more likely to have asthma symptoms at age five 0 None
2010-02-05 Sequenom CMM launches SensiGene Fetal RHD Genotyping test for pregnant RhD negative women 0 None
2010-02-04 VA hospitals urged to accomodate growing number of female veterans 0 None
2010-02-04 Older married female cancer survivors have added health problems 0 None
2010-02-04 Mapping of human genome modification during embryonic development 0 None
2010-02-04 Genes of mother and fetus linked to risk of preterm labor and birth 0 None
2010-02-04 Study finds link between genes that regulate maternal inflammatory response, bacterial vaginosis and preterm delivery 0 None
2010-02-04 Waiting for birth as effective as inducing labor for intrauterine growth restriction 0 None
2010-02-04 Researchers develop simple urine test to predict and diagnose preeclampsia 0 None
2010-02-04 Wound complications in cesarean delivery closure: Subcuticular sutures safer than staples 0 None
2010-02-04 Researchers use 3D ultrasound methods to predict pre-term birth 0 5
2010-02-04 Acupuncture viable for treatment of depression during pregnancy 0 5
2010-02-04 UTMB: Mother's exposure to BPA increases risks of asthma in her children 0 None
2010-02-04 Prolactin reduces the levels of BCL6 protein and prevents aggressive breast cancer 0 5
2010-02-03 Go Red For Women launches nationwide call inviting women to Speak Up about heart disease 0 None
2010-02-03 New study to investigate preventative programmes for anaemia control in young women 2 None
2010-02-03 Three year partnership between Dona Bertarelli's Ladycat and Go Red for Women ends 0 None
2010-02-03 Food and fluid restriction during labour provides no significant benefit 0 None
2010-02-03 Study: Fat tissue in women with PCOS produces inadequate amount of hormone 0 None
2010-02-03 Lifeline Biotechnologies reports development of regulatory strategy for First Warning System 0 None
2010-02-03 Canary Foundation researcher awarded $11.5M NIH POCRC SPORE grant for early detection ovarian cancer research 0 None
2010-02-03 Vizioncore makes $500 donation to fight breast cancer 0 None
2010-02-03 Research thesis hopes to lift the veil on the practice of forced marriages 0 5
2010-02-03 Fat tissue in PCOS patients may predispose them to diabetes and heart disease 0 None
2010-02-02 Women's metabolic disorder remains largely undiagnosed 0 None
2010-02-02 Halt Medical commences enrollment in uterine fibroid study 0 5
2010-02-02 Breast cancer: 1 in 9 women affected, early detection vital 0 None
2010-02-02 Biocell Center collaborates with Innovative Medical Solutions to preserve amniotic fluid stem cells 0 None
2010-02-02 U.S. government resumes medical evacuations from Haiti; new food voucher distribution targeting women begins 1 None
2010-02-02 Scientists develop potential new treatment against ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-02-02 Tips to ease prenatal back and neck pain from LSI 0 None
2010-02-01 Belfast scientists identify gene that can help predict tamoxifen treatment failure 0 None
2010-02-01 Health insurer supports women’s campaign against heart disease 0 None


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