Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - July 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-07-31 MSU creates mentored program to increase number of researchers in women's health 0 None
2010-07-31 Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin issues statement regarding World Breastfeeding Week 0 None
2010-07-31 Sen. Appropriations Committee approves $54.1B FY2011 foreign ops spending bill, including $8.2B for global health programs 0 None
2010-07-31 Rep. Chris Smith applauded for introducing legislation to enact government-wide abortion funding ban 0 None
2010-07-31 VBDS secondary to nevirapine use in HIV-positive, pregnant female: Report 0 None
2010-07-31 Oral contraceptives, HRT may protect women against formation, rupture of brain aneurysms: Study 0 None
2010-07-31 NHS Breast Screening Programme detects 1,500 invasive cancers 0 None
2010-07-31 High-risk health insurance pool rules bar abortions, limit patient costs 0 None
2010-07-31 QVC organizes special two-hour "designer charity sale" to benefit OCRF 0 None
2010-07-31 Abortion rights supporters, children's groups, GOP pushing back on various health law provisions 0 4
2010-07-31 Study shows estrogen stabilization may protect women from brain aneurysms risk 0 None
2010-07-31 Epigenetic changes to DNA in breast cancers linked with environmental risk factors, tumor size: Study 0 None
2010-07-30 Ten steps to successful breastfeeding from WHO and UNICEF 1 5
2010-07-30 First Edition: July 30, 2010 0 None
2010-07-30 World Congress on Fertility and Sterility to take place 12-16 September in Munich, Germany 0 None
2010-07-30 New health reform law to benefit 30 million women: Commonwealth Fund report 0 None
2010-07-30 IRIN examines Global Humanitarian Assistance report, maps percentage of African budgets spent on health 0 None
2010-07-30 VitaPath Genetics launches VitaTrack Folate Tracker 0 None
2010-07-30 Phenolic compounds in peaches, plums kill breast cancer cells 0 2
2010-07-30 Business groups, GOP prepare anti-health law campaigns for midterm elections 0 None
2010-07-29 Postmenopausal women with diabetes taking TZDs at increased fracture risk 0 None
2010-07-29 Bionovo receives EMA final guidance for advancing Menerba to Phase 3 clinical trials 0 None
2010-07-29 New Zealand MEDSAFE approves ABRAXANE for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-29 NMF raises $30,000 in 30 days to help women have gynecologic surgery 0 None
2010-07-29 Advaxis provides update on survival information from ADXS11-001 phase 1 trial in cervix cancer 0 None
2010-07-29 African leaders agree to expand maternal health campaign as AU Summit concludes 0 None
2010-07-29 FRC Action, pro-life groups urge FDA to reject approval of Ella 0 None
2010-07-29 Quest Diagnostics' Fragile X Syndrome test receives New York State health department approval 0 None
2010-07-29 Innovative campaign to increase awareness, use of female condom 0 None
2010-07-28 Research on impact of BCL2 markers on breast cancer tumours 0 None
2010-07-28 Researchers introduce Web-based program to help women experiencing abuse develop safety plans 0 None
2010-07-28 Scientists identify genetic variants for breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-28 New York Times examines questions left unanswered by microbicide trial 0 None
2010-07-28 At summit, AU leaders discuss funding challenges for maternal, child health 0 None
2010-07-28 Cancer survivor to celebrate 100th birthday 0 5
2010-07-28 CIHR grants $2.5 million to probe impact of physical activity on breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-28 Abortion, other issues continue to stoke the politics surrounding health reform 0 None
2010-07-28 Cytori Therapeutics receives European approval for Celution System 0 None
2010-07-28 MabCure's MAbs 94% accurate in identifying ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-07-27 YesDTC, BioElectronics receive Japanese regulatory review notification for ActiPatch and Allay products 0 5
2010-07-27 First Edition: July 27, 2010 0 None
2010-07-27 New York Times article highlights potential value of early cancer detection technology 0 None
2010-07-27 Life-saving interventions can save 11 million African women, children over next five years: Countdown report 0 None
2010-07-27 Zetiq reports self declaration CE mark of conformity for cervical cancer diagnostic kit 0 None
2010-07-27 Female sexual dysfunction can affect quality of life: Research 0 None
2010-07-27 AU leaders summit kicks off, focus on maternal and child health 0 None
2010-07-27 Abviva to receive patent for its new Mammastatin technology 0 1
2010-07-26 Obesity linked to early puberty in girls 0 None
2010-07-26 Obesity linked to rising womb cancer in women: Report 0 None
2010-07-26 CUTCO Cutlery donates over a half million dollars to support Go Red For Women movement 0 None
2010-07-26 Einstein scientists awarded $4.1M to test microbicide Carraguard against HPV 0 None
2010-07-23 Tarsa Therapeutics completes patient enrollment in Phase III ORACAL trial of oral calcitonin 0 None
2010-07-23 GRB7 gene drives an aggressive form of breast cancer, researchers find 0 None
2010-07-23 GOP questions math of HHS' premium hike estimates; Abortion issue defining implementation 0 None
2010-07-23 China Sky One Medical receives SFDA approval for producing Ciclopirox Olamine Vaginal Suppositories 0 None
2010-07-23 Choice between late-term abortion or keeping an unhealthy foetus 0 5
2010-07-23 Health bodies to discuss steps to further reduce mother to child HIV transmission 0 None
2010-07-23 Fla. doctors consider cutting ties to AMA; Indiana seeks to get more uninsured covered; LA continues to seek leader for troubled health department 0 None
2010-07-23 Waiting times for abortions in New Zealand need to be reduced 0 None
2010-07-23 2010 Life Beyond Cancer Retreat invites applications 0 None
2010-07-23 African ancestry associated with triple-negative breast cancer: Study 0 None
2010-07-22 Drugs can save African infants' lives 0 None
2010-07-22 Tarsa completes enrollment in Phase III ORACAL trial for postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2010-07-22 Merrimack, sanofi-aventis initiate dosing in MM-121 and exemestane combination Phase 2 breast cancer study 0 None
2010-07-22 Four areas that impact weight, obesity in women identified 0 None
2010-07-22 Repros granted IRB approval to commence low dose Proellex study 0 None
2010-07-22 Correlates of HIV stigma in HIV-positive women: Study 0 None
2010-07-22 Study reveals link between anti-TPO antibodies and placental abruption 0 4.5
2010-07-22 Sec. of State Clinton addresses Afghan women's rights during visit to Kabul 0 None
2010-07-22 Researchers receive $780,000 to study estrogen levels, behavior of breast cancer tumors 0 None
2010-07-22 AU Pre-Summit on Gender concludes 0 None
2010-07-22 New campaign empowers, inspires women and families affected by epilepsy 0 None
2010-07-22 SWHR hosts briefing on urinary incontinence, overactive bladder 0 None
2010-07-22 Womb cancer is the fourth most common cancer among UK women: Research 0 None
2010-07-22 Also in Global Health News: India's food security; ASEAN to address disaster preparedness; Iraqi food aid; Why fistula plagues Kenya 0 None
2010-07-21 Vaginal birth after previous C-section may be a safe option say doctors 0 None
2010-07-21 HIV and Human Rights March to prevent new infections, provide treatment for people with HIV 0 None
2010-07-21 Study reveals no proof on link between cleaning products and breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-21 ACI challenges study that attempts to link cleaning products to breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-21 AIDS 2010: Study finds microbicide containing HIV drug lowers infection risk in women by 39% 1 None
2010-07-21 Rate of women getting mammography screenings stalls; colorectal cancer screenings remain underused by medicare patients 0 None
2010-07-21 Genentech disappointed with FDA ODAC's recommendation against Avastin 0 None
2010-07-21 Overweight and obese women at greater risk of preterm births 0 None
2010-07-20 HIV – Rising menace 0 None
2010-07-20 First Edition: July 20, 2010 0 None
2010-07-20 Tenofovir gel reduces HIV by 39% in women: CAPRISA 004 study 0 None
2010-07-20 Quantitative capabilities of Helicos' single-molecule sequencing technology demonstrated 0 None
2010-07-20 New technique to measure ATP from arterioles helps understand hypertension in women 0 None
2010-07-20 Global Campaign for Microbicides praises CAPRISA 004 gel trial for women's HIV prevention 0 None
2010-07-20 AVAC applauds CAPRISA 004 microbicide gel trial for preventing sexual transmission of HIV infection 0 None
2010-07-20 Researchers make scientific breakthrough in fight against HIV, genital herpes with a vaginal gel 0 None
2010-07-20 USAID Administrator issues statement on CAPRISA 004 trial for preventing HIV infection in women 0 None
2010-07-20 Case Western Reserve awarded $0.5M for study of breast cancer in older women 0 None
2010-07-20 Combined technologies offer promise for detecting colon cancer in women 0 None
2010-07-20 Vitamin D supplements could help preteen girls set stage for a lifetime of strong bones: Study 0 5
2010-07-20 New microbicide gel reduces woman's risk of being infected with HIV, genital herpes 0 None
2010-07-20 Mayo Clinic's July issue offers tips on ophthalmology, Alzheimer's and CKD 0 None
2010-07-20 Researchers discover new gene regulation, DNA behavior of breast cancer cells 0 None
2010-07-20 Abortion fight again heats up over high-risk pools, other health reform news 0 None
2010-07-19 Botched breast reduction wins Victorian woman $133,000 compensation 0 None
2010-07-19 Three different methods for accurately measuring breast density 0 None
2010-07-17 Researchers to receive $1.2M from Susan G. Komen for the Cure for breast cancer research 0 None
2010-07-17 No abortion coverage in high risk pools, HHS says 0 None
2010-07-17 Capitol Hill hearing examines health, social consequences of child marriage 0 None
2010-07-17 Mother’s obesity surgery may cause vitamin deficiencies in children 0 None
2010-07-17 Simple health messages can prevent excess weight gain in young mothers 0 None
2010-07-16 Healthcare professionals need to develop greater understanding of specific needs of lesbian patients 0 None
2010-07-16 The Children's Hospital, UCH to jointly establish new center for advanced maternal fetal medicine 0 None
2010-07-16 AU summit meetings to focus on maternal, child health 0 None
2010-07-16 Arsenic nanoparticle to combat aggressive type of breast cancer prevalent in young women 0 None
2010-07-16 Insurers will pick up preventive care costs under new rules 0 None
2010-07-16 Can abortion-rights activists return the procedure to mainstream medicine? 0 None
2010-07-16 Scientists discover that C35 gene becomes overactive in HER2 positive tumours 0 4
2010-07-16 Abortion opponents say that elective abortions may be covered in high risk pools 0 None
2010-07-15 Nitto Denko, Quark collaborate to develop siRNA therapeutics for fibrotic diseases 0 None
2010-07-15 Komen Advocacy Alliance applauds new federal rules for no-cost access to mammography 0 None
2010-07-15 Cervical cancer vaccine could reduce number of cases from 3,000 to less than 700 every year 0 None
2010-07-15 New Cystex Liquid Cranberry Complex with Proantinox reduces incidence of UTIs in women: Study 0 3.2
2010-07-15 Study links obesity to poorer memory, brain function in older women 0 None
2010-07-15 AMS reports positive results from clinical trial of MiniArc Single-Incision Sling System for SUI 0 None
2010-07-15 Support for health overhaul down; GOP asks Kagan if she would recuse herself from cases on new law 0 None
2010-07-14 Diet and exercise can reduce severity of hot flashes in overweight, obese women 0 None
2010-07-14 Research supports population screening for fragile X syndrome in women of reproductive age 0 None
2010-07-14 Report urges multi-disciplinary research approach to help HIV-positive women stay healthy 0 None
2010-07-14 Tips for first-time moms to enjoy feeding moments with their baby 0 None
2010-07-14 RAF and MWHC to open new Imaging Center for Women 0 None
2010-07-14 New prediction tool estimates risk for recurrence after breast-conserving surgery in DCIS patients 0 None
2010-07-14 New prediction tool may determine patients' risk for ductal carcinoma 0 None
2010-07-14 Valentus Medical Technologies signs partnership agreement with Medical Tactile for SureTouch technology 0 None
2010-07-14 Advocates lobbying for passage of International Violence Against Women Act 0 None
2010-07-14 Obama Administration approves direct federal funding of abortion: FRC Action 0 5
2010-07-13 SeqWright congratulates EraGen on successful FDA 510(k) market clearance of MultiCode-RTx HSV 1 & 2 Kit 0 None
2010-07-13 Clinical trial initiated to evaluate LibiGel on cognitive function in menopausal women 0 None
2010-07-13 Women with gestational diabetes during first, second pregnancies at increased risk of recurrence 0 None
2010-07-13 QIAGEN's digene HPV Test improves cervical cancer control: Study 0 None
2010-07-13 High fat diet while nursing poses greater risk for infant obesity 0 None
2010-07-13 New study shows SAVI radiation therapy controls rate of breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-13 Intensive weight loss intervention program reduces hot flushes in overweight, obese women 0 None
2010-07-13 Soy reduces weight gain in post-menopausal female rats 0 None
2010-07-13 FRC refutes RCOG claims on fetal pain 0 None
2010-07-13 Weight loss related to fewer hot flashes in menopausal women: study 0 None
2010-07-13 Marking World Population Day, U.N. points to relationship between population growth, MDGs 0 None
2010-07-12 IDSI installs CT Laser Mammography system at Tata Memorial Hospital 0 None
2010-07-12 Proper management of asthma during pregnancy reduces risk of harmful effects on babies 0 None
2010-07-12 Novelos reports positive results from NOV-002 Phase 2 neoadjuvant breast cancer trial 0 None
2010-07-12 Devicor completes acquisition of Ethicon Endo-Surgery's Breast Care business 0 None
2010-07-12 MiCK assay effective in predicting best chemotherapy response for Endometrial Cancer patients: Study 0 None
2010-07-12 Manuscript based on study of Clarient InsightDx Mammostrat to be published in Breast Cancer Research 0 None
2010-07-12 Vaccine manufacturers may be able to produce lower-cost HPV vaccines, say researchers 0 None
2010-07-12 Hispanic and Asian Pacific Islander women have higher risk of GDM recurrence: Study 0 None
2010-07-12 Survival rates for people diagnosed with once-deadly cancer increase: Cancer Research UK 0 None
2010-07-09 Phase III study results of imiquimod creams for treatment of EGW presented at HPV Conference 0 None
2010-07-09 IncellDx's HPV OncoTect E6/E7 mRNA kit increases specificity compared to other HPV tests 1 None
2010-07-09 Natrol offers two new beauty nutraceuticals that provide anti-aging skin and hair support for women 0 None
2010-07-09 Data shows potential health benefits of S-equol in relieving menopausal symptoms 0 None
2010-07-09 Opinions: Coordinate debris removal in Haiti; Focus on sustainability to feed Africa; G20's role in health, development; Role of health workers in reducing maternal deaths 0 None
2010-07-09 Promising study may lead to potential new therapeutics for women facing triple-negative breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-09 HPV DNA testing for precancer, cervical cancer is more sensitive than cytology testing: Study 0 None
2010-07-09 Screening for HPV genotypes 16 and 18 helps detect cervical pre-cancer missed by Pap test 0 None
2010-07-09 Women with serious form of angina have higher risk of developing CAD: Researchers 0 None
2010-07-09 Women's eNews examines progress towards MDGs in Bangladesh 0 None
2010-07-09 Fear of having something in uterus deters teen girls from using intrauterine devices for birth control 0 None
2010-07-09 Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas named Center of Excellence for gynecological surgery 0 5
2010-07-09 Hormonal contraceptives are less effective for birth control in overweight or obese women: Study 0 None
2010-07-09 Pregnant teenagers at higher risk of preterm delivery 0 None
2010-07-09 Roxane announces FDA approval for Anastrozole Tablets ANDA 0 4.5
2010-07-09 American, Canadian officials discuss global health developments at recent G8, G20 summits 0 None
2010-07-08 Racism influences African-American women's beliefs about depression care: Study 0 None
2010-07-08 Dietary protein intake may reduce bone density in overweight, postmenopausal women: Research 0 None
2010-07-08 Mathematical model for imaging tumors in breast using microwave tomography 0 None
2010-07-08 Women aged 27-45 have heightened sex drive in response to dwindling fertility: Study 0 None
2010-07-08 Regular use of fish oil supplements reduces risk of invasive ductal breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-08 FDA-approved bioidentical estrogens help women manage common symptoms of menopause 0 None
2010-07-08 Clinical performance data of Cervista HPV HR presented at International Papillomavirus Conference 0 None
2010-07-08 Heart attack death rates drop in hospitals; CDC reports increase in colon cancer screening rate 0 None
2010-07-08 Olaparib shows promising results against inherited forms of breast and ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-07-07 Invision Sally Jobe introduces SBU technology for early detection of breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-07 Social, psychological factors rather than biological changes influence women's sexual behaviour during menopause 0 3
2010-07-07 Study shows gene-environment interaction in congenital heart disease 0 None
2010-07-07 Genentech submits BLA for trastuzumab-DM1 in advanced HER2-positive breast cancer 0 None
2010-07-07 QIAGEN receives CE conformity marking for careHPV Test 0 2
2010-07-07 KHN column – Insuring your health: Should patients get contraceptives from health plans at no cost? 0 None
2010-07-07 Washington Post examines birth simulator for health worker training in developing world 0 None
2010-07-07 International conference focuses on HPV's impact on women 0 1
2010-07-06 Hope for ovarian cancer patients not responding to conventional chemotherapy 0 None
2010-07-06 Novel molecular pathway that regulates invasive growth, metastasis in ER-positive breast cancer discovered 0 None
2010-07-06 New blood test eliminates need for surgical lung biopsy for LAM diagnosis 0 None
2010-07-06 Novel therapy slows tumor growth in 85% of advanced breast cancer patients: Study 0 None
2010-07-05 Mass vaccination has reduced the incidence of genital warts by 60%: Report 1 None
2010-07-03 Web sites that promote anorexia raise concern 0 None
2010-07-03 Study finds EPB41L3 'protector gene' inactivated in 65% of ovarian cancers 0 None
2010-07-03 Women have longer life expectancy, but with prevalence of disability in old age 0 2.5
2010-07-03 Metabolon unveils novel approach to identify patients at preterm delivery risk 0 None
2010-07-03 64-year-old female Latin American receives Elekta VMAT radiotherapy enhanced with Monaco planning software 0 None
2010-07-03 U.N. to formally establish new 'gender entity' 0 None
2010-07-03 Overweight girls less likely to develop breast cancer in later life 0 None
2010-07-03 Canadian press/globe and mail examine 'loose ends' in G8's maternal, child health initiative 0 None
2010-07-03 Research finds strong relationship between food environment, built environment and obesity 0 None
2010-07-03 Watson acquires U.S. rights to CRINONE, PROCHIEVE product line from Columbia Laboratories 0 None
2010-07-02 Exposure to carbon monoxide, air pollution does not increase preterm delivery risk 0 None
2010-07-02 Modified Citrus Pectin holds promise against prostate cancer 0 None
2010-07-02 Imaging algorithm distributed in top-down fashion reduces unnecessary cervical spine radiographs 0 None
2010-07-02 Genentech's second Phase III ICON7 study of Avastin in ovarian cancer meets primary endpoint 0 None
2010-07-02 Anti-aging supplement: A fountain of hope for would-be mothers 1 5
2010-07-02 Abortion opponents focusing legislative efforts on the fetus 0 None
2010-07-01 AstraZeneca announces new support program for patients on ARIMIDEX 0 None
2010-07-01 Study finds increased neonatal mortality among planned home births 0 None
2010-07-01 Babies born after IVM fertility treatment more likely to be born larger than normal 0 None
2010-07-01 New and expectant moms do not discuss preterm birth with healthcare providers, shows survey 0 None
2010-07-01 Follicle aspiration needle Swemed Sense gives less pain, bleeding compared with conventional needle 0 None
2010-07-01 Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy causes permanent genetic damage in newborns 0 5
2010-07-01 New guide to get pregnant 0 None
2010-07-01 Women in early recovery gain new perspective on helping themselves by helping others 0 None
2010-07-01 Simbionix, USF Health receive BIRD Grant for development of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy simulation module 0 None
2010-07-01 Study examines long-term effect of TBI on women's reproductive health 0 5


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