Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - August 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-08-31 Over one-half of babies in poverty raised by mothers living with depression 0 None
2010-08-31 Incidence of acute myocardial infarction increases among young Italian women: Study 0 None
2010-08-31 Pathology experts to evaluate medical, surgical breast cancer treatment at World Senologyc Congress 0 None
2010-08-31 Study finds black females exhibit greater magnitude of LVH than their white counterparts 0 None
2010-08-31 Bionovo receives positive guidance for Menerba drug candidate 0 None
2010-08-31 Over use of decongestants by women leads to preterm birth delivery: Study 0 None
2010-08-31 Canadian minister travels to Mali, Mozambique to start rolling out Canada's G8 Muskoka Initiative 0 None
2010-08-30 Eisai receives new action date for FDA priority review of eribulin mesylate NDA for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-30 FRC Action PAC applauds Alaska's vote for parental notification rights to abortion 0 None
2010-08-30 Many expectant mothers unaware of risks associated with early elective C-sections and induced labor 0 None
2010-08-30 Study finds BMI, thrombogenic factor increases cardiovascular risk 0 None
2010-08-27 Clinton condemns mass rape of women, children in Congo; U.N. investigation continues 0 4
2010-08-27 Insurers embrace GOP with campaign cash; Palin drives abortion wedge 0 None
2010-08-27 Today's Opinions: Medicare illusions, small biz perks, abortion regs and more 0 None
2010-08-27 Genentech receives FDA Refuse to File letter for accelerated approval of trastuzumab-DM1 BLA 0 None
2010-08-27 Women who breastfeed are at lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes 0 None
2010-08-27 Metabolites in meconium reveal gestational exposure to tobacco smoke: Research 0 None
2010-08-27 FDA denies accelerated approval of Genentech's trastuzumab-DM1 (T-DM1) BLA for metastatic breast cancer 0 5
2010-08-27 Vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements unsafe for HIV-positive women 0 None
2010-08-26 Preferred Imaging installs Naviscan Positron Emission Mammography scanner in new Plano facility 0 None
2010-08-26 Alere Health, AirStrip Technologies enter new collaboration for remote maternity management 0 None
2010-08-26 Part of U.S. aid package for Pakistan will be redirected to fund flood rebuilding, USAID Administrator says 0 None
2010-08-26 IPS explores why some advocates say women-focused MDGs are missing the mark 0 None
2010-08-26 Mental health issues during pregnancy contribute to infant mortality and poor child health 0 None
2010-08-25 Breast Cancer Campaign aims to make the event bigger 0 4
2010-08-25 Mothers show poor mental health even after ending abusive relationship: Study 0 None
2010-08-25 Merivale Medical Imaging adopts IntelePACS Breast Imaging solution 0 None
2010-08-25 The AFA, Fertility SOURCE partner to provide information on donor egg cycles for patients 0 None
2010-08-25 Bisphenol A chemical may shorten reproductive lifespan in women: Research 0 None
2010-08-25 CRT, Bayer Schering Pharma partner to study new leptin antagonist peptides in gynaecological, oncological diseases 0 None
2010-08-25 Study: No association between first-trimester exposure to antiherpetic antiviral drugs and major birth defects 0 None
2010-08-25 Sheryl Crow Imaging Center opens in Los Angeles 0 None
2010-08-25 Survey finds women interested in human papillomavirus vaccination 0 None
2010-08-25 Americas Amigas donates mammogram machines to Brazilian Navy's floating clinics 0 None
2010-08-25 Alcohol consumption affects oestrogen levels, increases breast cancer risk: Study 0 None
2010-08-25 Virginia Attorney Gen. approves stricter oversight on abortion clinics; Indiana fails to follow up inspection reports on nursing homes 0 None
2010-08-24 Fewer young women going for regular pap smears 0 None
2010-08-24 New Halt System procedure for non-cancerous fibroid treatment 0 None
2010-08-24 Maria Shriver joins Alzheimer's Association to release The Shriver Report 0 None
2010-08-24 First Edition: August 24, 2010 0 None
2010-08-24 PEM scanners demonstrate improved specificity with high sensitivity in breast cancer diagnosis: Study 0 None
2010-08-24 Breast-specific gamma imaging increases radiation-induced cancer risk: Report 0 None
2010-08-23 Novo Nordisk reaches exclusive agreement to market Vagifem 10 mcg 0 None
2010-08-23 Arrayit selects PMA pathway for OvaDx Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Screening Test 0 None
2010-08-23 Researchers find new way to study oncogene's role in DNA repair 0 3
2010-08-23 Beer psoriasis link for women and psoriasis plus depression 0 None
2010-08-21 Regular workouts make women feel more stronger, healthier, confident, energized and accomplished 0 1
2010-08-21 PBCC invites grant applications for 'Income Tax Refunds for Breast and Cervical Cancer Research Grants' 0 None
2010-08-21 Cardinal DiNardo calls for support on 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act' 0 None
2010-08-21 EMR tracking system improves follow-up of abnormal Pap tests: Study 0 None
2010-08-21 Female sexual offenders often unrecognised and underreported 0 2
2010-08-20 Educational intervention program encourages Latina women towards postpartum care 0 None
2010-08-20 Research finds air travel causes low risk for lymphedema 0 None
2010-08-20 SRI and Taiho collaborate to advance clinical development of TAS-108 breast cancer program 0 None
2010-08-19 Wis. pushes to expand Medicaid funding for contraceptives, Minnesota encourages 'medical homes,' Md. settles nursing home payment case 0 None
2010-08-19 Labor groups, abortion activists push candidates; Ruling veils political donors 0 None
2010-08-19 UT Southwestern pediatric urologist pioneers surgical procedure for girls with rare vaginal defects 0 None
2010-08-19 Study finds no clinical benefits from gender-specific total knee prostheses for women 0 None
2010-08-19 Closure of Vancouver General Hospital's outpatient Domestic Violence Program puts vulnerable women at risk 0 None
2010-08-18 Cougar myth busted 0 3
2010-08-18 Maternal stress associated with increased risk of schizophrenia in male offspring 1 5
2010-08-18 Hospitals should inform patients about availability of insurance coverage for breast reconstruction: New law 0 None
2010-08-18 Study finds link between osteoporosis, fracture 0 None
2010-08-18 Evaluation of medical reasons behind end to pregnancy due to abnormalities of fetus important 0 5
2010-08-18 Iyengar yoga program improves quality of life for breast cancer patients 0 None
2010-08-18 Scientist explains way to determine right size for breast implants 0 None
2010-08-18 Psychological support from health visitors prevents depression after child birth: Study 0 None
2010-08-18 Breast cancer accomplice discovered 0 None
2010-08-18 Cancer is the world's top 'economic killer,' report finds 0 None
2010-08-17 Brothers delay puberty in younger sisters: Study 0 None
2010-08-17 Palatin reports positive results from bremelanotide Phase 1 trial for sexual dysfunction 0 None
2010-08-17 Psychological stress in middle age increases risk of dementia later in life 0 None
2010-08-17 Experimental drug benefits women with advanced ovarian or breast tumours caused by BRCA gene faults 0 None
2010-08-17 FDA considers dropping Avastin approval, approves five-day emergency contraception pill 0 None
2010-08-17 Oral contraceptives equally effective for obese women 0 None
2010-08-17 Antidepressant alleviates depression in peri- and postmenopausal women: Study 0 None
2010-08-16 Majority of women support single woman using IVF treatment to conceive, survey finds 0 None
2010-08-16 Involuntary childlessness affects couples more negatively than previously reported 0 5
2010-08-16 Kaiser Permanente uses integrated care delivery model to aid mothers understand benefits of breastfeeding 0 None
2010-08-16 Menopause is not the end of women's love life 0 None
2010-08-16 Scientists identify genes associated with aggressive breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-16 Opinions: PEPFAR funding; Aid in Africa; Obama, human rights 0 None
2010-08-16 Watson to launch ella emergency contraceptive in fourth-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-08-16 FDA's labeling of Ella as 'Emergency Contraceptive' misleading, says FRC 0 None
2010-08-16 Medicare disability recipient dies of brain tumor after having coverage interrupted 0 None
2010-08-16 Use of estrogen alone does not increase lung cancer mortality in postmenopausal women: Study 0 None
2010-08-13 Legal scholar calls for FDA to regulate all health-related genetic tests 0 None
2010-08-13 Exposure to immune proteins during pregnancy increases risk for schizophrenia in offspring 0 None
2010-08-13 Education and screening of pregnant women recommended for prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 0 None
2010-08-13 Study finds Olaparib can reduce tumor size in ovarian cancer women 0 5
2010-08-12 Komen Advocacy Alliance thanks Congress for 6-month extension of enhanced federal funding for Medicaid 0 None
2010-08-12 Investments in screening, new drugs reduce breast cancer mortality rates in UK 0 None
2010-08-12 Study shows change in training can reduce ACL tears in female athletes 0 None
2010-08-12 Oral sex becomes common activity among young women: Study 2 3
2010-08-12 Scientists develop new metabolite analysis technique for accurate ovarian cancer detection 0 None
2010-08-12 BMI indicates breast cancer risk in women using postmenopausal hormone therapy 0 None
2010-08-11 Sugary drinks do not promote weight gain in overweight women: Research 0 None
2010-08-11 Agile initiates Phase 3 NEW CHOICE Study of AG200-15 contraceptive patch 0 None
2010-08-11 WCRF statistics: Breast cancer rates are higher in the UK 0 None
2010-08-11 Depomed announces SPA agreement with FDA for Serada Phase 3 trial for menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2010-08-11 Study finds hormone replacement therapy increases breast cancer risk 0 None
2010-08-11 Brain morphological changes associated with cyclic menstrual pain 0 None
2010-08-11 Clarient receives patent for Mammostrat breast cancer prognostic test 0 None
2010-08-11 Progestins have tumor-stage specific effects that determine promotion, suppression: Study 0 None
2010-08-10 Lancet World Report examines how U.N. Women agency will work to address global health issues 0 None
2010-08-10 Research on role of ADAM12 gene in breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-10 Scientist to research on molecular machinery of breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-10 Study to evaluate sensitivity of mammography combined with somo•v ABUS technology in breast cancer screening 0 None
2010-08-09 Curis announces preliminary results of GDC-0449 Phase II clinical trial in advanced ovarian cancer 0 None
2010-08-07 Fiber hair cosmetics safe and effective for women with moderate hair loss: Study 0 5
2010-08-07 Oil Can Henry's customers raise $45,401 to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure 0 None
2010-08-07 Female Health Company third-quarter net revenues decrease 75% to $1.8 million 0 None
2010-08-07 Patient navigator program to educate Hmong women on cervical cancer 0 None
2010-08-07 Attractiveness detrimental for women applying for masculine sex-typed jobs 0 None
2010-08-07 Text4baby messaging program wins HHSinnovates award 0 None
2010-08-07 Health reform provisions on abortion, IRS reporting requirements stirring up Capitol Hill 0 None
2010-08-06 Norwegian cervical screening program begins reimbursing for liquid-based cytology 0 None
2010-08-06 Gender-harassed women report lower satisfaction with professional relationships: Study 0 5
2010-08-06 Agendia inaugurates new clinical genomics laboratory 0 None
2010-08-05 Ovulating women unconsciously dress in sexier fashion products to outdo attractive rival women 0 None
2010-08-05 Mothers of premature babies have high levels of stress and anxiety 0 None
2010-08-05 Ferroportin levels are strong predictors of propensity for breast cancer recurrence: Study 0 None
2010-08-05 Scientists suggest home genetic tests may cause unnecessary stress 0 None
2010-08-05 HF-WBI effective for patients with early stage breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-04 Pregnancy weight gain liked to childhood obesity: Study 0 None
2010-08-04 Conceptus’ Essure procedure effective for permanent birth control 0 None
2010-08-04 New study of breast cancer survivors may help physicians ease side effect of treatments 0 None
2010-08-04 Advocacy intervention does not improve depressive symptoms among abused Chinese women: Study 0 None
2010-08-04 FSU biologist-mathematician team receives $2.64 million grant to study prolactin secretion 0 None
2010-08-04 MabCure files provisional patent application for ovarian cancer diagnostic antibodies 0 None
2010-08-04 MOM Project increases access to maternal health care services for internally displaced woman 0 None
2010-08-04 Study shows oral contraceptive use increases risk of breast cancer in African American women 0 None
2010-08-04 Advaxis receives India’s DCGI approval for ADXS11-001 Phase II clinical trial for cervical cancer 0 None
2010-08-04 Senate to debate bill to stop violence against women 0 None
2010-08-04 Smokers are 11 times more likely to develop subareolar abscess 0 5
2010-08-04 Shared motivation drives gestational surrogacy 0 None
2010-08-04 Excaliard reports positive results from EXC 001 Phase 2 clinical trial for reducing scar severity 0 None
2010-08-04 Kohl's, American Cancer Society announce new program to fight against breast cancer 0 None
2010-08-03 EITC programs directly linked to higher birth weights: Study 0 None
2010-08-03 Elsevier makes available key articles in support of World Breastfeeding Week 2010 0 None
2010-08-03 Scientists discover factors that reduce breast screening effectiveness 0 None
2010-08-03 Menstrual cycle affects body's response to tracheal intubation: Research 0 None
2010-08-03 Sense of community is more important for pregnant woman's mental health than ethnicity: Study 0 None
2010-08-03 International study of more than 60,000 women highlights additional risk associated with fractures 0 None
2010-08-03 Prolonged use of high heels can contribute to joint degeneration, knee osteoarthritis 0 4
2010-08-03 World Breastfeeding Week highlights benefits to infant, child nutrition, health 0 None


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