Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - May 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-05-31 Women unaware of their heart disease risk: Report 0 None
2010-05-31 Free educational forum tailored to the needs of people diagnosed with breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-31 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology 2010 meeting set for June 27-30 in Rome, Italy 0 None
2010-05-31 Overall increase of cesarean births not due to maternal request 0 None
2010-05-31 Researchers identify gene responsible for Meckel-Gruber and Joubert syndromes 0 3
2010-05-29 Women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy tend to have smaller tumors 0 None
2010-05-29 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial hosts second annual Pink Out to raise awareness of breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-29 Surveys find increased awareness about tobacco marketing among young women in Bangladesh, Thailand, Uruguay 0 None
2010-05-29 Advances in women's health, practice of obstetrics and gynaecology to be discussed at SOGC 0 4
2010-05-29 Preimplantation Factor essential for pregnancy to succeed: Study 0 None
2010-05-29 Exposure in womb to BPA, DES increase offspring's risk of breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-29 Some states calling for ultrasounds to limit abortion 0 None
2010-05-29 Obama's National Security Strategy released, includes global health, food security priorities 0 None
2010-05-29 World No Tobacco Day 2010 focuses on harmful effects of marketing tobacco to women 0 None
2010-05-29 Globe and Mail examines links between maternal health, HIV/AIDS ahead of G8 summit 0 None
2010-05-28 Advaxis doses first patient in FDA-approved phase II CIN trial 0 None
2010-05-28 Amgen announces European approval of Prolia 0 5
2010-05-28 Women with recurrent miscarriages can have successful pregnancy with supportive care 0 None
2010-05-28 States act on hospital readmissions, brace for insurance rate hikes and advance health legislation 0 None
2010-05-28 American Academy of Pediatrics retires 2010 policy statement on female genital cutting 0 None
2010-05-27 Active charity supporter nominated for Breast Cancer Campaign's Fundraiser of the Year award 0 None
2010-05-27 Local school nominated for Breast Cancer Campaign's School of the Year award 0 None
2010-05-27 CPC seminar to explore new rules shaping pregnancy, pregnancy planning 0 1
2010-05-27 Local businesswoman nominated for Outstanding Contribution to Breast Cancer Campaign 2010 Award 0 None
2010-05-27 G8 summit recommendations: Funding and resources for maternal, child health must be increased 0 5
2010-05-27 Abnormal androgen signaling in ovaries cause female infertility 0 None
2010-05-27 Common triggers can elevate pH and make women more susceptible to vaginal infection 0 4
2010-05-27 Study finds improvement in detection of breast cancer in mammograms over 9-year period 0 None
2010-05-27 Mayo Clinic research reveals increase in incidence of rheumatoid arthritis in women 0 None
2010-05-27 Global scientific research organizations release recommendations for how G8 should improve maternal, child health 0 None
2010-05-27 Traffic-related air pollution also increases risk of type 2 diabetes in women 0 None
2010-05-27 State round up: Texas approves higher co-pays for retirees, California's next elected insurance commissioner to play critical health care role 0 None
2010-05-27 Study assesses possible links between pain medications and recurrent breast cancer risk 0 3
2010-05-27 Regular weightlifting exercise and milk consumption improve women's body composition, health: Study 0 None
2010-05-26 EMEND indication helps women prevent CINV 0 None
2010-05-26 Conceptual Options to conduct FREE seminar on Surrogacy, Embryo, Sperm and Egg Donation 0 None
2010-05-26 Carolina Conceptions receives IRB approval to study on new egg freezing technology 0 None
2010-05-26 Breast-conserving therapy is viable treatment option for African-American women: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-26 Study shows impact of pregnancy on the life of adolescent women 0 None
2010-05-26 RCSI researchers identify biomarker that can predict severity of breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-25 With 7.7M child deaths expected this year, study finds global child deaths falling faster than expected 0 None
2010-05-25 Pregnant women with H1N1 flu strain are at risk for obstetrical complications: Study 0 None
2010-05-25 Regulators puzzling out what insurers must do under new health law 0 None
2010-05-25 Delphinus Medical Technologies secures $8M in venture capital to commercialize SoftVue system 0 None
2010-05-24 Scientists develop DNA-vaccine that restricts supply of blood to tumours 0 None
2010-05-24 New study suggests protective effect of alcohol consumption on risk of AD in female nonsmokers 0 None
2010-05-24 UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center commemorates signing of new act for cancer screening programs 0 None
2010-05-24 Women living in food insecure households more likely to experience health complications 0 None
2010-05-21 Research aims to describe women's experience of living with MS 0 None
2010-05-21 Women exposed prenatally to BPA or DES at increased risk of breast cancer: Study 0 None
2010-05-21 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics to present clinical results of ICT-107 dendritic cell immunotherapy at 46th ASCO 0 None
2010-05-21 Data on serum DNA blood tests for early detection of cancer to be presented at ASCO 2010 0 None
2010-05-21 Information about tanning's damaging effect on appearance reduces sunbed use among young women 0 None
2010-05-21 Nektar Therapeutics to present data of NKTR-102 Phase 2 clinical trial in ovarian cancer at 46th ASCO 0 None
2010-05-20 Nine facilities in northern California region named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial breast irradiation 0 None
2010-05-20 70% of oncologists and 60% of ob-gyns disagree with Task Force's mammogram recommendations 0 None
2010-05-20 US subsidiary of Novartis disputes claims of discrimination 0 None
2010-05-20 Mutation in BRCA1 tumor suppressor gene helps develop breast, ovarian cancer: Study 0 None
2010-05-20 Wellpoint CEO Braly faces sharp criticism at shareholders meeting 0 None
2010-05-20 Health care votes may have influenced primaries 0 None
2010-05-20 FDA grants 510(k) market clearance for EraGen's MultiCode-RTx HSV 1&2 Kit 0 None
2010-05-19 Tanning an addiction among young women 0 None
2010-05-19 Pre-menopausal women with HSDD report clinically meaningful improvement with flibanserin 2 2
2010-05-19 University of Arkansas to host the 2010 Advances in Breast Cancer Research workshop 0 None
2010-05-19 Two common operations for SUI help women achieve similar levels of dryness: Study 0 5
2010-05-19 AP examines HIV microbicides, prep research 0 None
2010-05-19 WHO Director-General pushes for sustained commitment to MDGs at World Health Assembly 0 None
2010-05-19 CIHR experts discuss rising consumption of cigarettes among women 0 None
2010-05-19 Flibanserin benefits pre-menopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder 0 4
2010-05-19 FDA approves Conceptus' ESS305 Essure procedure for increased bilateral placement rate of 96.9% 0 None
2010-05-18 Genesys HTA System receives FDA approval for treatment of menorrhagia 0 None
2010-05-18 Warnings about a ruined appearance is best way to reduce tanning salon visits 0 None
2010-05-18 Women exposed to nickel show no elevated risk of delivering newborns with birth defects 0 None
2010-05-18 Neoprobe gamma radiation detection systems featured in RSL peer review in American Journal of Surgery 0 None
2010-05-18 Maternal stretching and meditation keep expecting mothers healthy during pregnancy: AAOS 0 None
2010-05-18 Abviva receives Japanese patent for Mammastatin Serum Assay 0 None
2010-05-18 Woman with higher blood levels of IGF-I more likely to develop breast cancer: Study 0 None
2010-05-18 Dental care during pregnancy is essential for combating adverse effects of oral disease 0 None
2010-05-17 Aeterna Zentaris' AEZS-108 receives orphan medicinal product designation for ovarian cancer in Europe 0 None
2010-05-17 First Edition: May 17, 2010 0 None
2010-05-17 Roche to commence clinical study of TB-403 in patients with colorectal and ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-05-17 Long-term, regular use of vitamin E in women may help decrease risk of COPD: Study 0 None
2010-05-17 Female sex hormones may work with estrogen in reducing airway constriction: Research 0 None
2010-05-17 Anti-abortion groups use health law in efforts to restrict insurance coverage 0 None
2010-05-15 United Spinal Association and ICS co-sponsor first annual conference to empower women with disabilities 0 None
2010-05-15 Twenty rising juniors to create bras during summer break 0 None
2010-05-15 Pregnant, postnatal women follow mothers’ and grandmothers' advice rather than medical guidelines 0 None
2010-05-15 Canadian cancer patients cross the border for second opinion 0 None
2010-05-15 Sec. of State Clinton pledges support for Afghan women during Pres. Karzai visit 0 None
2010-05-14 Measuring gene expression in healthy women may predict future breast cancer risk, say scientists 0 None
2010-05-14 U.N. Secretary-General discusses G8, G20 commitments during visit to Ottawa 0 None
2010-05-14 Osteoporosis screening of women increased from 34% in 2001 to 64% in 2006: AHRQ 0 None
2010-05-13 TechniScan awarded U.S. Patent for 3-D, Warm Bath Ultrasound system 0 None
2010-05-13 Study: When incentive payments are removed, quality of health care suffers 0 None
2010-05-13 World Bank announces five-year plan to reduce maternal deaths, fertility rates in 58 low-income countries 0 None
2010-05-13 CTI to conduct phase II study of pixantrone in patients with HER2-negative breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-13 Tracking genes in infant's intestine helps compare early development of breast-fed and formula-fed babies 0 None
2010-05-13 Scientists discover link between offspring lung function and maternal vitamin A supplementation 0 None
2010-05-12 High dose Vitamin D linked to high rate of fractures and falls 0 None
2010-05-12 Older women want more information about breast cancer, breast screening: Survey 0 5
2010-05-12 Genetic tests represent future of cancer care for women 0 None
2010-05-12 Opinions: Abortion in Canada's G8 initiative; Security of Afghan women; U.S. global development strategy; Mother's Day; U.S. food security initiative; Polio eradication 0 None
2010-05-12 Tensions escalate between Obama administration, health insurers 0 None
2010-05-12 Study shows high-dose vitamin D therapy may increase risk of fracture in elderly women 0 None
2010-05-12 Most breastfeeding mothers do not follow proper diet, study reveals 0 5
2010-05-12 Many pregnant women in the U.S. have insufficient vitamin D levels: Study 0 None
2010-05-12 Health overhaul provisions raise moral, religious debates 0 None
2010-05-11 EntreMed adds DF/HCC hospitals to Phase 2 study of ENMD-2076 for platinum resistant ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-05-11 Minn. negotiators seek compromise to expand Medicaid while a nursing home tax and cuts to a screening program grab headlines in other states 0 None
2010-05-11 Older Americans staying sexually active but not practicing safe sex 0 None
2010-05-11 Globe and Mail special issue examines Africa, includes look ahead at G20 meeting, interview with Pres. Obama 0 None
2010-05-11 New combination therapy may help treat anti-estrogen resistant ER+ breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-11 Proton pump inhibitor use associated with fracture risk in postmenopausal women 0 None
2010-05-11 Pregnant women at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria 0 None
2010-05-11 Folic acid supplement may improve blood flow in young amenorrheic runners 0 None
2010-05-10 Today's Opinions: The need for federal review of rate increases; Dems and GOP share blame for health costs; A phoney deal on Medicaid 1 None
2010-05-10 BIOTX introduces Estrofil menopause supplements in North America 0 None
2010-05-10 Ferring to acquire global rights to Xanodyne Pharmaceutical's LYSTEDA 0 None
2010-05-10 More genetic sites associated with increase in breast cancer risk discovered 0 None
2010-05-10 Lancet examines Canada's G8 strategy for maternal, child health initiatives 0 None
2010-05-10 Women's empowerment, regional integration, malaria prevention discussed at WEF on Africa 0 None
2010-05-09 50 years of the Contraceptive Pill 0 None
2010-05-09 Discovery of new genetic clues to breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-07 NPWH launches ETIQ campaign to improve access to information about menopause, estrogen therapy 0 None
2010-05-07 Study examines social pressures, attitudes on pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-07 Postpartum hemorrhage increases 28% between 1995 and 2004 0 5
2010-05-07 Progestins increase chances of cancer metastasizing: Study 0 None
2010-05-07 Natazia tablets receive FDA approval for prevention of pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-07 Roche launches cobas(R) 4800 System in Canada for testing CT, NG and HPV 0 None
2010-05-07 Obama signs bill to expand health care access for veterans, provide more caregiver benefits 0 None
2010-05-07 LSTM launches European Union funded adolescent reproductive health programme in Africa 0 None
2010-05-07 DXA testing can prevent osteoporosis in at-risk women 0 None
2010-05-07 Florida Gov. Crist weighs options on abortion bill 0 None
2010-05-07 DMPA injectible contraceptive associated with increased risk of bone fracture 0 None
2010-05-07 FDA approves new oral contraceptive Natazia 0 None
2010-05-06 Vitamin A supplements shown not to reduce maternal mortality 1 4
2010-05-06 TechniScan granted U.S. patent for methods in creating diagnostic images from complex wave fields 0 None
2010-05-06 Aeterna Zentaris granted FDA orphan-drug designation for AEZS-108 in ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-05-06 Ovarian hormone progesterone plays pivotal role in altering breast stem cells: PMH researchers 0 None
2010-05-06 Research reveals role of ovarian hormone progesterone in alteration of breast stem cells 0 None
2010-05-06 CU-Boulder develops inhalable vaccine for measles prevention 0 None
2010-05-06 Opinions: G8's track record; Maternal, child health; Chan on N. Korea; USAID, DDT in Haiti 0 1
2010-05-06 New York federal court jury favors Merck in Maley FOSAMAX case 0 None
2010-05-06 Nausea in pregnant women can be a sign of flu: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-06 Whole body MRI helps physicians diagnose and treat breast cancer: Study 0 None
2010-05-06 Watson Laboratories files raloxifene hydrochloride tablet ANDA 0 3
2010-05-06 African lawmakers appeal for U.N. resolution banning female genital mutilation 0 None
2010-05-05 Study shows training in rhythmic gymnastics improves bone health in adolescent girls 0 None
2010-05-05 Survey reveals need for educating U.S. women about stroke symptoms 0 None
2010-05-05 FDA requested to publish data supporting assertion on HPV types 6, 11 causing vulvar, vaginal cancers 0 None
2010-05-05 Americans and their babies are gaining more body fat: Study 0 None
2010-05-05 Eight states to receive grants for local health programs 0 None
2010-05-05 Vitamin A does not improve maternal, infant health, study finds 0 None
2010-05-05 Most women pay for abortions out of pocket; Okla. and Fla. abortion restrictions in the news 0 None
2010-05-05 Study: Flaxseed diet reduces ovarian cancer, increases survival rates 0 5
2010-05-05 Understanding the biology of postpartum blues 0 None
2010-05-05 Scientists discover key molecular mechanism in breast cancer metastasis 0 5
2010-05-04 HPV test recommended for national cervical cancer screening programmes 0 None
2010-05-04 First Edition: May 4, 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 Celsion reports $4.6 million net loss from operations for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-04 Drive for expediency should not compromise care in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment 0 None
2010-05-04 Percentage of obese girls in the U.S. increases: HRSA study 1 1
2010-05-04 Osteoporosis screening can reduce risk of future fractures 0 None
2010-05-04 Women taking hormonal contraceptives are at highest risk of FSD: Study 0 None
2010-05-04 Maternal smoking during pregnancy increases risk of psychiatric problems in children 0 None
2010-05-04 Study highlights high prevalence of GDM during pregnancy 0 None
2010-05-04 Hologic commences enrollment in European trial of Gestiva for prevention of recurrent preterm birth 0 None
2010-05-04 Opinions: Malaria bed net concerns; Catholic Church's humanitarian work; Abortion, global health; Foreign aid reform; Canada's G8 initiative 0 None
2010-05-04 Broccoli component sulforaphane targets and kills breast cancer stem cells 0 None
2010-05-04 NIH awards Hutchinson Center $10.24M for research of breast cancer disparities in Hispanic women 0 None
2010-05-04 Pregnant Arab women have high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency: Study 0 None
2010-05-04 NIH awards UIC $10M grant to study health disparities among underserved, minority women with breast cancer 0 None
2010-05-03 First Edition: May 3, 2010 0 None
2010-05-03 PEAK Surgical announces positive results from two PRECISE Clinical Studies for breast cancer diagnosis 0 None
2010-05-03 Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy safe for mother, baby: Study 0 None
2010-05-03 BSGI improves breast cancer detection 0 None
2010-05-03 Study indicates older women with diabetes have increase risk for colon cancer 1 None
2010-05-03 Cash crisis for infertility treatment prompting couples to go for multiple embryo implantations 0 5
2010-05-03 Preclinical safety data reports Natural S-equol has little effect on 2 reproductive hormones 0 5
2010-05-03 Obese women more likely to have breast cancer at later stage: Study 0 None
2010-05-03 Study shows CBT treatment can help reduce depressive symptoms in mothers 0 None
2010-05-03 Smoking can increase risk of second cancer in breast cancer survivors 0 None
2010-05-02 Right to breastfeed after returning to work for NSW public service women 3 None


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