Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - March 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-03-31 Post-sex blues in nearly 10% of women: Study 0 None
2011-03-31 mtm’s p16 and Ki-67 dual staining test identifies high-grade cervical disease in women with ASC-US and LSIL 0 None
2011-03-31 First transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identify causes of premature birth 0 None
2011-03-31 States advance abortion legislation 0 None
2011-03-31 QUT study finds 32.9% of young women experience post-sex blues 0 None
2011-03-30 Columbia Labs' PROCHIEVE Phase III trial results to be published in online medical journal 0 None
2011-03-30 Routine sonograms after IUD insertion can reduce pregnancy complications 0 3.5
2011-03-30 Women can benefit from Ontario's breast cancer screening program 0 None
2011-03-30 Canadian Cancer Society applauds Ontario government for allocating new funding for Breast Screening Program 0 None
2011-03-30 Pelvic arterial embolization therapy effective treatment for postpartum hemorrhage 0 None
2011-03-30 Research: Women's body appreciation indirectly connected to their BMI 0 None
2011-03-30 Multiple drugs bonded to 'transport vehicle' bypass healthy cells to attack breast cancer from inside 0 None
2011-03-30 Uterine fibroid embolization reduces fibroid-related urinary symptoms 0 1
2011-03-30 Study: Gene combinations may increase risk of hip osteoporosis in women 0 None
2011-03-29 Scientists to discover new estrogen receptor-signaling networks for breast cancer treatment 0 None
2011-03-29 New book sheds light on complex relationships between women and exercise 0 None
2011-03-29 College of Notre Dame to host recruitment rally for nationwide breast cancer initiative 0 None
2011-03-29 Study: No increase in abnormal mammogram results after breast 'lipomodeling' 0 None
2011-03-28 Drugs for prevention of breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-28 Consumption of popular pain reliever during pregnancy may put children at increased risk for asthma 1 None
2011-03-28 Poll finds proposal to cut Planned Parenthood funding deepens gender gap 0 None
2011-03-28 Review questions diagnostic value of MRI scans to detect rupture of silicone breast implants 0 None
2011-03-28 Bionovo initiates enrollment in Menerba Phase 1 clinical trial for menopausal hot flushes 0 None
2011-03-28 Drugs can prevent risk of breast cancer in women, experts say 0 None
2011-03-28 Nearly half of Latinas women with breast cancer worry about recurrence 0 None
2011-03-28 U.S. District Court rules in favor of Watson in generic SEASONIQUE patent infringement suit 0 None
2011-03-28 Breast cancer specialists offer new technology for patients to detect early-stage lymphedema 0 None
2011-03-28 New study: Women with early stage breast cancer worry about recurrence 0 None
2011-03-28 Pregnant women can benefit from low-to-moderate intensity weight-training program 0 None
2011-03-25 Study finds increased risk of VTE during first year of combination oral contraceptive usage 0 None
2011-03-25 Obese postmenopausal women as likely to fracture as non-obese women 0 None
2011-03-25 Osteoporosis study: Protelos have significant bone-forming activity than bisphosphonates 0 None
2011-03-25 FXB and Merck partner to improve systems for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Botswana 0 None
2011-03-25 As states consider abortion measures, South Dakota law becomes flashpoint 0 None
2011-03-25 Inadequate nutrition linked to greater risk of anemia in postmenopausal women 0 None
2011-03-24 Mercury in fish may not increase heart disease risk: Study 0 None
2011-03-24 Scott Brown goes on record against efforts to choke planned parenthood funding 0 None
2011-03-24 Prolia associated with greater adherence than alendronate in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis 0 None
2011-03-24 Low ghrelin levels in obese women may affect reproduction in female progeny 0 None
2011-03-24 Obesity during pregnancy endangers both mother and unborn child, but little being done to address the issue 0 None
2011-03-24 American Heart Association: 81.8% of obese women underestimate their weight 0 None
2011-03-24 After first intercourse men's satisfaction with appearance increases, but for women it decreases 0 None
2011-03-24 PFC exposure can lead to early menopause in women 0 None
2011-03-24 High sugar, high fat diets during pregnancy may cause infants to become junk food junkies 0 None
2011-03-23 Kenya’s condom shortage 0 5
2011-03-23 Sex and heart attack risk: Study 0 None
2011-03-23 LDR submits two-level Mobi-C cervical artificial disc PMA to the FDA 0 None
2011-03-23 New study: Minority women may face risk of prenatal depression during pregnancy 0 None
2011-03-23 WHO releases first list of 30 priority medicines for women, children 0 None
2011-03-23 Genetic errors in women linked to increased risk of preeclampsia 0 None
2011-03-23 CABC offers first-ever PEM-guided accessory for breast biopsy 0 5
2011-03-22 Heart attack risk during sex is low: Study 0 None
2011-03-22 The effect of attractiveness on ‘picking up the tab’ 0 None
2011-03-22 Breast cancer updates 0 5
2011-03-22 Five year course of tamoxifen can offer long-term benefit for women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-22 New findings reveal complexity of women's feelings about images of ageing 1 5
2011-03-22 Rethink acknowledges Ontario's new breast cancer program 0 None
2011-03-22 Daily dose of safflower oil can help reduce cardiovascular disease 0 4.2
2011-03-21 Philanthropists triple-match public's donations for TGen's unTEAL cure ovarian cancer event 0 None
2011-03-21 Girls with medical conditions causing short stature go undiagnosed 0 None
2011-03-21 Intravenous Phenoxodiol-cisplatin combination well tolerated in platinum resistant ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-03-21 Prenatal alcohol exposure another risk for conduct disorder 0 None
2011-03-21 Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of children becoming smokers too 0 None
2011-03-19 African delegates call on countries to do more to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV 0 None
2011-03-19 OGRRGA offers new service for women with PPD 0 None
2011-03-18 EMA CHMP adopts positive opinion for Teva's NOMAC-E2 contraceptive pill 0 None
2011-03-18 New detector technologies capable of reducing radiation dose from BSGI/MBI studies by 75% 0 None
2011-03-17 Nationwide observance raises awareness about HIV/AIDS spread in women 0 None
2011-03-17 New findings reveal abused women are frequent ER visitors for many health problems 0 None
2011-03-17 African-American women who live in more dense urban areas gain less weight 0 None
2011-03-17 Naltrexone may be effective in women with specific genetic variation 0 None
2011-03-16 BistroMD releases exclusive videos to educate women on menopause, weight gain 0 None
2011-03-16 vRad launches breast imaging solutions across the U.S. 0 None
2011-03-16 First ever light-activated, non-surgical treatment for HPV and pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix 0 5
2011-03-16 Updated NCCN Guidelines for Ovarian Cancer outline new treatment options for women 0 5
2011-03-16 Excess of young men due to sex selection will have societal repercussions 0 None
2011-03-16 On The Issues Magazine examines how environmental health affects women's lives 0 None
2011-03-16 Self-sample HPV test can help increase cervical screening uptake among women 0 None
2011-03-16 Unigene initiates oral PTH Phase 2 study in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis 0 None
2011-03-15 Heavy smoking dropped drastically over last four decades: Study 0 None
2011-03-14 Bonding with mom develops over first few weeks of life in rodent pups 0 None
2011-03-14 FY12 State Department funding request cannot be fulfilled, House Foreign Ops committee chair says 0 None
2011-03-14 Tamoxifen against breast cancer can save lives and reduce medical costs 0 None
2011-03-14 Bad relationship with partner is the strongest predictor of maternal emotional distress 0 None
2011-03-14 Women with DCIS have excellent overall prognosis despite treatment 0 5
2011-03-12 Coffee reduces stroke risk: Study 1 5
2011-03-12 Acupuncture for menopausal hot flashes: Study 0 4
2011-03-11 Extra intake of iron may not benefit pregnant women, except when anemic 0 None
2011-03-11 Abortion wars continue: Funding and insurance coverage issues are among key battlegrounds 0 None
2011-03-11 Updated NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer outline expanded treatment options 0 None
2011-03-11 Girls who transit to mixed-gender friendship network early are more likely to develop substance abuse problems 0 None
2011-03-11 Sec. Clinton launches global partnership to improve maternal, child health 0 None
2011-03-11 Females willing to work more harder for cocaine than males 0 None
2011-03-11 CWRU: Postmenopausal women need more dental checkups 0 None
2011-03-11 New initiative for pregnant women and newborns in rural settings 0 None
2011-03-10 Coffee consumption may reduce risk of stroke in women 0 None
2011-03-10 Iron deficiency during pregnancy may directly impact infant breathing health 0 None
2011-03-10 New book on issues related to female circumcision 0 3
2011-03-10 New collaborative programme can improve mother and infant nutrition 0 None
2011-03-10 First Lady Obama, Sec. Clinton mark International Women's Day 0 None
2011-03-10 Mother's poor or inadequate nutrition linked to overeating later in life 0 None
2011-03-10 Wii Fit video games can improve health, physical fitness in women 0 None
2011-03-09 Study finds passive smoking increases risk of still birth by 23% 0 None
2011-03-09 Overall survival rate for ovarian cancer have increased over last 30 years 0 None
2011-03-09 Opinion pieces address International Women's Day 0 None
2011-03-09 Several states weigh new rules on abortion 0 None
2011-03-09 New clinical trial to prevent aggressive type of breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-09 Study finds increase in oral tongue cancer incidence in young US white females 0 1
2011-03-08 Females who base their self worth on appearance tend to share more photos on Facebook 0 None
2011-03-08 SCA report: 59% of women chooses wellbeing dimension as most important aspect 0 None
2011-03-08 URMC research confirms possible use of mifepristone for painful fibroids 0 None
2011-03-08 Scientists receive March of Dimes grant for preterm birth research 0 None
2011-03-07 Mother and baby report card for NSW 0 None
2011-03-07 UN Women Executive Director marks International Women's Day with a message 0 None
2011-03-07 Sectra receives strategic order from Trillium for MicroDose Mammography system 0 None
2011-03-05 Medifocus to present on Microfocus APA-1000 at Annual National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference 0 None
2011-03-05 Caris Life Sciences to highlight new approaches for gynecologic cancers at SGO 2011 conference 0 None
2011-03-04 Chemotherapy, endocrine therapy may increase risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors 0 None
2011-03-04 New, inexpensive method to accurately differentiate between benign and malignant breast tumors 0 5
2011-03-03 Rural women seek breast cancer screenings for the good of their families 0 None
2011-03-03 EU's Avastin policy: A stark contrast to the FDA's recent decision 0 None
2011-03-03 Warwick begins research, training program to reduce pregnant mother, baby death rates in Malawi 0 None
2011-03-03 Depomed completes patient enrollment in Breeze 3 Serada Phase 3 trial to treat menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2011-03-03 Two reasons motivate rural Appalachian women to perform breast health self-examinations 0 None
2011-03-03 Birth of healthy child does not resolve depression and anxiety in women who miscarry 0 None
2011-03-03 Breast Health Center receives three-year accreditation from NAPBC 0 None
2011-03-03 Women smokers over 50 at increased risk of breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-02 Night shift work may reduce risk of skin cancer in women 0 None
2011-03-02 NCI sponsors multi-center phase 2 study of entinostat-anastrozole combination in triple negative breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-01 Study confirms risk of triple-negative breast cancer among obese, physically inactive women 0 5
2011-03-01 HIV women take photos to document their lives 0 None
2011-03-01 Rise of the female smoker in developing world 0 None
2011-03-01 New study: No decline in breast cancer incidence rates among U.S. white women 0 None
2011-03-01 New research reveals how maternal antibodies block immune response to measles virus 0 None
2011-03-01 Leptin receptor antagonist peptide demonstrates efficacy against triple negative breast cancer 0 5
2011-03-01 Uterine fibroid treatments greatly improve quality of life in women 0 None
2011-03-01 New study: Lifestyle intervention can help pregnant women control their weight 0 None


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