Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - February 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-02-28 BUSM Professor receives funding for research on obesity in African-American women 0 None
2011-02-28 Tenofovir gel may help reduce risk of HIV from anal sex 0 None
2011-02-28 Stress & infertility treatment success unrelated: Study 0 None
2011-02-25 State News: Ga. Senate oks insurance mandates bill; Va. Assembly says abortion clinics should be regulated as hospitals 0 1.5
2011-02-25 Dizziness, nausea and achiness are symptoms of heart attack in females 0 5
2011-02-25 Study demonstrates ability of cobas HPV Test to detect HPV-16, HPV-18 genotypes linked to cervical cancer 0 None
2011-02-25 Ballerinas need to know dangers of excessive weight loss and overexercise 0 None
2011-02-25 Researchers capture complexities of breast cancer tumours to improve treatment, diagnostics 0 None
2011-02-25 PACAP hormone levels linked to post-traumatic stress disorder 0 None
2011-02-25 Maternal fructose intake during pregnancy leads to sex-specific changes in fetal, neonatal endocrinology 0 None
2011-02-25 Abortion issues draw state-level attention 0 None
2011-02-25 Genentech granted FDA hearing on Avastin for metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-25 Women who suffer from menopausal symptoms may face lower risk of cardiovascular events 0 4
2011-02-25 DMS joins with YSC to support young women diagnosed with breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-24 New study: Multiple full-term pregnancies may have higher risk of 'triple-negative' breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-24 BioSante completes patient enrollment in LibiGel Phase III trial for treatment of FSD 0 None
2011-02-24 Willow launches Italian version breast health booklet 0 None
2011-02-24 U.N. commission on the status of women opens in New York 0 None
2011-02-24 Planned parenthood cuts draw opposition from state, local officials 0 None
2011-02-24 UCSF study shows increased contraceptive supply decreases unintended pregnancy rates 0 None
2011-02-24 Bunion deformity more frequent in women, greatly reduces general, foot-specific HRQOL 0 5
2011-02-23 Post-pregnancy excess weight linked to high BMI before pregnancy, parenting stress and sedentary lifestyle 0 None
2011-02-23 Japan MHLW approves Sosei's NorLevo emergency contraceptive pill 0 None
2011-02-23 Mechanism of cancer treatment related to infertility in women 0 None
2011-02-23 U.S. behind peers on providing paid federal maternity leave 0 None
2011-02-23 New study provides insight into brain activity of depressed women responding to crying infants 0 None
2011-02-23 Higher intake of vitamin D may reduce breast cancer risk 0 None
2011-02-23 Prolonged use of osteoporosis drugs may increase risk of unusual fractures in women 0 None
2011-02-22 Caution on mammograms for breast cancer survivors: Study 0 2
2011-02-22 Nitroglycerin ointment may help in improving older women’s bone health: Study 0 5
2011-02-22 Why are Chlamydia and HPV major public health problems? 1 None
2011-02-22 Radiologists who interpret more mammograms can determine breast cancer effectively 0 None
2011-02-22 New technique allows early identification of metastasis in women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-21 The AFA initiates 2011 College Tour to educate young men and women about infertility 0 4
2011-02-20 Gene that causes rare breast cancer identified 0 5
2011-02-20 CDC maps least and most active Americans 0 None
2011-02-20 Breast cancer cases on the rise in Japan 0 1
2011-02-19 Steering more women toward careers in surgery: WIS Career Symposium 0 5
2011-02-19 Biologist investigates CAPV-EAE population for hereditary breast and ovary cancer 0 None
2011-02-19 FRC commends amendment to prevent federal funding for Planned Parenthood 0 None
2011-02-19 Planned Parenthood funding sparks passionate debate on House floor 0 None
2011-02-19 EMA grants Prima BioMed Scientific Advice for CVac ovarian cancer vaccine Phase III trial 0 5
2011-02-19 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2011-02-19 Pelvic exam DVD improves students' knowledge and confidence 0 None
2011-02-19 Inducing labor is linked with negative outcomes for mother, does not provide benefit to newborn 0 None
2011-02-18 Depression doesn't decline with age in addiction-prone women 0 None
2011-02-18 Cyclacel's CYC065 CDK inhibitor demonstrates potential against breast cancer resistant to trastuzumab 0 4
2011-02-18 Certain uses of terbutaline could lead to maternal heart problems and death, FDA warns 1 None
2011-02-17 Study analyses number of mortality rates among Spanish women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-17 Third trimester amniotic fluid a reliable source of stem cells 0 None
2011-02-17 Potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy 0 None
2011-02-17 GOP continues attack on Planned Parenthood, abortion funding 0 1
2011-02-16 Bone remodeling inflammatory protein linked to metastatic lung cancer development in mice with breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-16 Passion for dancing helps beat breast cancer 0 4
2011-02-16 UT Southwestern treats breast-cancer patient with Accuray CyberKnife System 0 None
2011-02-16 Diagnosis of breast cancer in women over 70 leads to lower survival 0 None
2011-02-15 Bisphosphonates appear to reduce risk of postmenopausal colorectal cancer by 50% 0 None
2011-02-15 Girls Decide: Putting girls' sexual and reproductive health at the heart of development 0 5
2011-02-15 Women with breast cancer can benefit from Breast Angel system 0 None
2011-02-15 'Real world' guidelines may effectively prevent cardiovascular disease in women 0 None
2011-02-15 Hunk protein inhibition might provide new approach to treat HER2-positive breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-15 New algorithm guides plastic surgeons in managing women with ALCL after breast augmentation 0 None
2011-02-15 House CR proposes to cut/eliminate funding for programs to prevent teen and unplanned pregnancy 0 None
2011-02-15 Screening breast MRIs can detect invasive cancers in women with history of chest irradiation 0 None
2011-02-15 Unmet need for medical help to address sexual issues in breast, gynecologic cancer survivors 0 None
2011-02-14 Obesity associated with decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women, not men 0 None
2011-02-14 Researchers find placentas of preeclampsic women have abundance of genes linked with immune system regulation 0 None
2011-02-14 Study: Women with anorexia draw themselves with prominently different characteristics 0 None
2011-02-14 U-Systems completes pivotal study for automated breast ultrasound cancer screening 0 None
2011-02-14 FHC supports San Francisco's female condom campaign 0 None
2011-02-14 Neoprobe achieves accrual goal in Lymphoseek Phase 3 study in breast cancer/melanoma 0 5
2011-02-14 GW plays key role in NIH's Management of Myelomeningocele Study 0 None
2011-02-14 Tarsa completes oral calcitonin Phase III trial for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2011-02-14 OXiGENE, NCI/CTEP and GOG collaborate on ZYBRESTAT Phase 2 study in relapsed ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-02-14 Oestrogen reduces risk of breast cancer: Study 0 None
2011-02-14 First evidence of human DNA fragment in bacterial genome 0 None
2011-02-14 Positive data from second study of predictive preterm birth biomarkers presented at SMFM meeting 0 None
2011-02-14 FDA approves Hologic's 3-D digital mammography system to diagnose breast cancer 0 4.5
2011-02-14 Antimicrobial CPC non alcohol mouth-rinse decreases incidence of preterm birth 0 None
2011-02-14 Selenia Dimensions System receives FDA approval for 3-D X-ray mammography device 0 None
2011-02-13 A sweet tooth during pregnancy does more harm than good: Study 0 5
2011-02-11 GOP eyes planned parenthood in efforts to slash federal budget 0 None
2011-02-11 More research needed to determine link between folic acid and breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-11 State roundup: Fla. preps for Medicaid overhaul; Funding cut fears in Mass., Texas; Calif. exchange board's challenges 0 2
2011-02-11 Surgical procedure to repair spina bifida while still in the uterus may help the baby walk after birth 0 None
2011-02-11 Women need good nutrition and regular exercise 0 None
2011-02-11 Ex-wife caregivers face unique experiences 0 None
2011-02-11 Participation in preterm birth prevention clinics reduces risk of recurrent spontaneous preterm births 0 None
2011-02-11 Pyrethroid insecticides linked to delayed mental development in children 0 None
2011-02-11 Imaging Diagnostic Systems completes installation of CTLM breast imaging system in Jakarta, Indonesia 0 5
2011-02-11 Despite fetal pulmonary maturity, babies delivered prior to 39 weeks are at risk 0 2
2011-02-11 Rapid GBS test useful adjunct to third trimester culture for accurate GBS detection at time of labor 0 None
2011-02-11 Viewpoints: Sebelius on empowering states; NY Times on insurance mandate; WSJ on 'next repeal target' 0 None
2011-02-10 State roundup: Arizona Medicaid waiver; Mass. BCBS plans charge more for high-cost hospitals; Texas Dems' abortion fight 0 None
2011-02-10 Resources attributable to career, family-related choices set women back in science, technology fields 0 None
2011-02-10 New laser device fights cellulite from under the skin 0 None
2011-02-10 Study: 30% of older patients with vulvar cancer die from treatment complications, ICD 0 None
2011-02-10 USCCB says permanent ban on abortion funding long overdue, supports No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act 0 None
2011-02-10 Three proteins responsible for success of progesterone treatments in prevention of preterm labor 0 None
2011-02-10 Early amniotomy on first time mothers can shorten delivery time by 10% 0 None
2011-02-10 Hormone 17-Hydroxyprogesterone does not reduce rate of preterm delivery in twin pregnancies: Study 0 None
2011-02-10 Breakfast important for teen mothers 0 None
2011-02-10 Women use less of self-administered analgesic during labor 0 None
2011-02-10 Research shows no protective effect of folate intake against spontaneous preterm delivery 0 2
2011-02-10 BD and UCLB enter agreement for development of new diagnostics for ovarian, breast cancer 0 None
2011-02-09 First Edition: February 9, 2011 0 None
2011-02-09 Chief medical officer offers tips to women for better heart health 0 None
2011-02-09 Study finds breast cancer patients do not benefit from axillary lymph node dissection 0 4
2011-02-09 Battle lines clear as House Republicans hold two hearings this week on abortion legislation 0 None
2011-02-09 U.N. officials call for renewed effort to stop female genital mutilation/cutting 0 None
2011-02-08 Scientists use fruit flies to study how prenatal alcohol exposure causes FAS 0 None
2011-02-08 Genentech's OCEANS Phase III study of Avastin in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer meets primary endpoint 0 5
2011-02-08 Dots to donate $91,086 for Cure's 'Girlfriends Giving Back' partnership program 0 None
2011-02-08 Women more attracted to men when not sure about his feelings 0 None
2011-02-07 Abortion issues will take center stage this week in the House 0 None
2011-02-07 Acupuncture and exercise help women with PCOS 0 None
2011-02-05 FDA approves Makena injection to reduce risk of preterm delivery 0 None
2011-02-05 AvMed Health Plans joins community leaders to raise awareness about heart disease among women 0 None
2011-02-05 Studies show growing problems of non-communicable diseases in low-, middle-income countries 0 None
2011-02-05 Dermatologist's tips to reverse damage and maintain healthy, lustrous hair 0 None
2011-02-05 Brown & Toland Physicians to combat heart disease in women this year 0 None
2011-02-05 NCC, BD to implement cervical cancer early detection program for underserved women in Peru 0 None
2011-02-05 Tips for women to ensure a healthy heart and a healthy vacation 0 None
2011-02-05 New community for women survivors of gender violence opened in Bukavu, DRC 0 2
2011-02-05 Physicians reaction to FDA decision to rescind breast cancer indication from Avastin 0 None
2011-02-05 Women with PAD may lose ability to walk, climb stairs sooner than men: Researchers 0 None
2011-02-05 North Shore-LIJ begins patient enrollment in epilepsy research study 0 None
2011-02-05 Ascend Health opens Mother-Infant Outpatient Program to treat post-partum depression 0 None
2011-02-05 March of Dimes appreciates FDA for approving new drug to prevent preterm births 0 None
2011-02-05 Microsulis' Microwave Endometrial Ablation platform sold to Hologic 0 None
2011-02-04 Roundup: House Republicans plan to advance anti-abortion agenda with action next week; Medical device makers lobby to repeal tax 0 None
2011-02-04 New report identifies top research priorities related to Female Pelvic Medicine, Reconstructive Surgery 0 None
2011-02-04 Maternal care makes baby's brain less vulnerable to stress 0 None
2011-02-04 Natural menopause remedies containing chromium picolinate prevent weight gain 0 3
2011-02-04 Children's BMI increase linked to more years mothers work 0 None
2011-02-04 Obama administration contemplates requirement that insurers offer free contraceptives 0 None
2011-02-04 CVT more common than previously thought, disproportionally affects pregnant women 0 2
2011-02-04 MicroCHIPS commences first hPTH clinical study in women with osteoporosis 0 None
2011-02-04 Women's risk of getting breast cancer increases from one in nine to one in eight 0 None
2011-02-03 Miracle boy born after new infertility therapy 0 None
2011-02-03 Miracle baby after radical new procedure for uterine fibroids 0 None
2011-02-03 Lead exposure can lead to high blood pressure in pregnant women: Study 0 None
2011-02-03 Cervical cancer screening rates are quite low among older, poorer South Asians 0 None
2011-02-03 African first ladies gather to discuss HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-02-03 Mothers who lose body fat before pregnancy improve health of children 0 None
2011-02-02 EGEN receives 4-year, $1.6M FDA grant for EGEN-001 Phase II clinical study in ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-02-02 Uterine health is more relevant for fetus to achieve normal birth weight, full gestation 0 None
2011-02-02 New national initiative to increase heart attack awareness among women 0 None
2011-02-02 At AU Summit, U.N. Secretary-General calls for more efforts to empower women, stop sexual violence 0 None
2011-02-02 New study to address causes and risk factors of ovarian cancer in African American women 0 None
2011-02-02 New research: HIV-infected youth get pregnant more often, suffer complications frequently 0 4
2011-02-02 GOP proposal draws ire from abortion rights supporters 0 None
2011-02-02 First blood-based diagnostic test for LAM 0 None
2011-02-02 Mother’s stroke history can help predict daughter’s risk of heart attack 0 None
2011-02-02 Study: Obese women may avoid mammograms because of pain 0 None
2011-02-02 Researchers find breast cancer therapy contributes to early-in-life hip fractures in women 0 None
2011-02-02 Microbubble contrast- enhanced ultrasound improves identification of sentinel lymph node in breast biopsies 0 None
2011-02-02 Quebec provides access to new treatment for women with postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2011-02-02 Scientists discover breast cancer cells that dodge immune system, promote tumor growth 0 None
2011-02-02 Pregnant women eating baked clay at risk of cancer, kidney damage and brain damage 0 2.7
2011-02-01 First Edition: February 1, 2011 0 None
2011-02-01 Elsevier announces publication of two position statements from EMAS in Maturitas journal 0 None
2011-02-01 MRI screening for breast cancer delivers fewer false-positive results over time 0 None
2011-02-01 “Enjoy your food but eat less”: Latest Dietary guidelines 0 4
2011-02-01 Easier access to emergency birth control increases sexually-transmitted diseases among teenagers 0 None
2011-02-01 Silicon dioxide coated rust nanoparticles to fight cervical cancer 0 5
2011-02-01 New study finds link between race and treatment delay in women with breast cancer 0 None


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