Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - July 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-07-31 One in four British women at risk of cancer 0 None
2011-07-31 Weight-loss programs a waste of time: Expert opinion 5 3
2011-07-31 Relationships trend towards “stayovers”: Study 0 None
2011-07-30 Tiny Prints partners with March of Dimes 0 None
2011-07-30 UT Southwestern's support group book shares stories of members whose wives battled cancer 0 None
2011-07-30 Clinton praises innovators for their work to help mothers and children 0 None
2011-07-30 UCSD researchers examine association of energy balance, breast cancer 0 None
2011-07-30 Federal appeals court ruling undermines abortion clinic escorts 0 None
2011-07-30 Study shows better education affects population growth, human development 0 1
2011-07-30 Post-menopausal women with CAD are at increased risk for SCD: Study 0 None
2011-07-30 Heart disease remains most costly condition in terms of health care expenditure for women: AHRQ 0 None
2011-07-29 AARDA develops a plan to calculate one's own Autoimmune Quotient 0 5
2011-07-29 Male circumcision may reduce HPV-associated penile precancerous lesions 0 None
2011-07-29 Antioxidants may help treat infertility problems in both women and men 0 None
2011-07-29 U.S. foreign policy should promote healthy women 0 None
2011-07-29 High fiber diet may help prevent breast cancer: Study 0 None
2011-07-29 Stroke in pregnancy on the rise 0 None
2011-07-28 Many factors contribute to high caesarean section rate around the world 0 None
2011-07-28 Scientists show how RET gene in breast cancer cells responds to estrogen 0 None
2011-07-28 Hip and knee replacement surgery linked to increased risk of clot development 0 None
2011-07-28 As they age, some women face retirement nightmare 0 None
2011-07-28 Yoga reduces symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia 0 None
2011-07-28 Binge drinking may precede sexual victimization in a subset of adolescents 0 None
2011-07-27 Dense breasts raise risk of breast cancer 1 5
2011-07-27 Breast cancer survival and lymph nodes 0 None
2011-07-27 Women with early-stage breast cancer do not benefit from lymph node removal 0 None
2011-07-27 Voters offer split reactions on state abortion measures 0 None
2011-07-27 Study reveals clear need to halt escalating use of Caesarean sections 0 None
2011-07-27 Menopause has no additional effect on risk for diabetes 0 None
2011-07-27 Lipofilling found safe after breast cancer surgery 0 1
2011-07-27 Male sex hormones can protect men from inflammatory diseases 0 None
2011-07-27 High-dose vitamin D reduces musculoskeletal pain in breast cancer patients 0 None
2011-07-27 Gates Foundation awards phase 1 grant to St. Joseph's scientist for post-partum research 0 None
2011-07-27 Four-year study to test effectiveness of WHO Safe Childbirth program 0 None
2011-07-27 Men's chances of getting bowel cancer have doubled in Great Britain 0 None
2011-07-26 Less than 10% on a diet actually lose weight! 0 None
2011-07-26 Lack of genetic screening for cancers 0 4
2011-07-26 Racal differences in breast cancer survival: Study 0 None
2011-07-26 Interesting look at gender issues: AskMen/Cosmo survey results 0 None
2011-07-26 New ATA guidelines on diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy 0 None
2011-07-26 Book on human papilloma virus 0 4
2011-07-26 BUSM researchers find risk factors for PTSS among OEF/OIF male, female veterans 0 None
2011-07-26 Type 2 diabetes and obesity in pregnancy is a daunting duo: New research 0 5
2011-07-26 Women & Infants creates fully integrated center for high-risk pregnancy 0 None
2011-07-26 People with sexual performance anxiety more likely to cheat on their partners 0 None
2011-07-26 Viewpoints: Van Hollen on Medicaid cuts; debate on rising Medicare age; women's health issues 0 None
2011-07-25 Understaffed maternity units in UK struggling to cope 0 None
2011-07-25 More Americans now support woman's right to choose abortion 0 None
2011-07-25 Bionovo completes 13 weeks repeat dose animal toxicology studies for Menerba 0 None
2011-07-25 Infanticide and attempted infanticide common crimes among inmates in Malian capital's women's prison 0 None
2011-07-25 Many doctors do not appropriately offer breast and ovarian cancer counseling 0 None
2011-07-25 New method for detecting breast cancer at 'stage 0' 0 5
2011-07-24 C-sections on the rise: One in three mothers opting for procedure 1 None
2011-07-22 Researchers dissociate beneficial and detrimental impacts of maternal regulatory T cells 0 None
2011-07-22 The next round of mammogram advice 0 None
2011-07-22 Clinton discusses clean cookstove initiative in India 0 None
2011-07-22 Longer looks: The effect of bedside manner; digging deep on Rick Scott's business deals; migraines and sexism 0 None
2011-07-22 Study on maternal employment, child socio-emotional behaviour in the UK 0 None
2011-07-22 Viewpoints: Will Gang of Six compromise work?; endorsing birth control recommendations; Minn. budget deal 0 None
2011-07-21 Taller women more prone to cancer: Study 0 None
2011-07-21 Scientists find distinct links between smoking during pregnancy and long-term harm for the child 0 None
2011-07-21 Komen for the Cure applauds new mammography guidelines 0 None
2011-07-21 SBI, ACR applaud updated ACOG mammography recommendations 0 None
2011-07-21 Women in embattled regions have limited access and means to use contraceptives 0 None
2011-07-21 Boosted REYATAZ shows durable viral suppression in women with HIV 0 None
2011-07-21 Essential criteria for clinical diagnosis of restless legs syndrome 0 None
2011-07-21 Caffeine reduces women's chances of becoming pregnant 0 None
2011-07-21 Texas Tribune reviews new anti-abortion law; health debate 0 None
2011-07-21 IOM panel recommends insurance coverage for contraception 0 None
2011-07-21 Taller people at increased risk of cancers 0 None
2011-07-20 Babies of stressed pregnant mums may have lasting effects 0 None
2011-07-20 New anti-cancer drugs plus chemo for breast cancer shows promise: Study 0 3
2011-07-20 Novel approach to prevent ‘chemo’ induced menopause in breast cancer patients 0 None
2011-07-20 GlobalPost examines GHI implementation in Guatemala 0 None
2011-07-20 Ban says U.N.'s top priority is sustainable development 0 None
2011-07-20 Capsules: IOM recommends free birth control for all 0 None
2011-07-20 Study investigates mercury deposits in industrialized city soil 0 None
2011-07-20 Spanish patients with Fabry disease show classic observable traits different from rest of Europe 0 None
2011-07-20 Chemotherapy combined with anti-cancer agent shows promise for treatment of aggressive breast cancers 0 None
2011-07-20 Normal stem cell encourages growth of cancer stem cells and fuels ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-07-20 IOM to issue report on preventive health care services for women 0 None
2011-07-20 Women with breastfeeding difficulties may experience postpartum depression 0 None
2011-07-20 Study reveals how alcohol and weight influence breast cancer hormone levels in post menopausal women 0 None
2011-07-20 Birth control pills may reduce woman's bone density 0 None
2011-07-19 Study: Married people seek medical care sooner for chest pain 0 None
2011-07-19 First comprehensive European patient education programme for women with HIV 0 None
2011-07-19 Natural formula can fight against highly invasive breast cancer 0 None
2011-07-19 Study finds high C-section rates in Florida, New Jersey and Texas 0 None
2011-07-19 Thalidomide analog shows promise against sickle cell disease 0 None
2011-07-18 Partners of Bacterial Vaginosis sufferers at increased risk of HIV 0 5
2011-07-18 Washington Post examines access to maternal and child health care in Sierra Leone 0 None
2011-07-18 Panel discussion on global perspective of women and Alzheimer's held at AAIC 2011 0 None
2011-07-18 Free, drop-in childcare service centers launched at three VA medical centers 0 None
2011-07-18 HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer women benefit from trastuzumab and chemotherapy 0 None
2011-07-16 Record number of abortion restrictions enacted 0 None
2011-07-16 Nearly 700 participants to attend Fifth National Summit on Women Veterans' Issues 0 None
2011-07-16 Female teens more vulnerable to negative effects of binge drinking 0 3
2011-07-15 Inovio reports strong immune responses with VGX-3100 vaccine for cervical dysplasia and cancer 0 None
2011-07-15 Scientific American presents slide show on MTCT prevention 0 None
2011-07-15 Women with current major depression more likely to use crack 0 None
2011-07-15 New method for determining breast cancer metastasis 0 None
2011-07-15 Oxytocin does not boost prospects for normal births 0 None
2011-07-14 FDA grants Novian Health IDE approval for Novilase ILT System to treat breast cancer 0 None
2011-07-14 Study finds structural determinants of adolescent girls' vulnerability to HIV 0 None
2011-07-14 Two new studies support use of PrEP for HIV prevention among heterosexual men and women 0 None
2011-07-14 U.N., Africa Union appeal to international community for aid to fight drought in Horn of Africa 0 None
2011-07-14 Transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse may pose greater risk, warns FDA 0 2.4
2011-07-14 Treatment with estrogen dramatically lowers rates of stomach cancer in male mice 0 5
2011-07-14 Reproductive steroids may play a role in occurrence of generalized tonic-clonic seizures in women 0 None
2011-07-14 Progesterone could fight against neuroblastoma 0 None
2011-07-14 Roundup: N.H.'s Planned Parenthood funding dilemma; Calif. prison doc's high pay, little work 0 None
2011-07-13 Many women in war-torn areas unable to obtain family planning services 0 None
2011-07-13 Malaria parasite uses antibody camouflage to hide 0 None
2011-07-13 Family planning essential for meeting world population's needs 0 None
2011-07-13 Strength exercises boost bone density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis 0 None
2011-07-13 Men more likely to succumb to cancer 0 None
2011-07-12 Sexually transmitted diseases more common in women age 40 0 None
2011-07-12 AUL distributes copies of recent report, 'The Case for Investigating Planned Parenthood' 0 None
2011-07-12 Maternal smoking during pregnancy causes serious birth defects 0 None
2011-07-12 Eating disorder behavior may directly affect brain function 0 None
2011-07-11 New gonorrhea strain resistant to all antibiotics isolated in Japanese woman 0 None
2011-07-11 Researchers identify new antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea strain 0 None
2011-07-11 New study about ethnicity and health 0 None
2011-07-11 LSUHSC to study mid, long-term health consequences of oil exposure 0 None
2011-07-11 Study confirms maternal alcohol consumption increases risk of birth outcomes 0 None
2011-07-11 Combination therapy shows promise against HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2011-07-08 Unvented cooking indoors causes small-particle air pollution and raises blood pressure in women 0 None
2011-07-08 Roundup: Ineffective malpractice suits; Medicare hospital funding error; D.C. abortion report 0 None
2011-07-08 Pregnant women face higher risk of stroke 0 None
2011-07-08 Women exposed to domestic violence during childhood may experience PTSD as adults 0 None
2011-07-08 Corporates profit from pinkwashing 0 None
2011-07-08 Insight into power of cigarette packet 0 None
2011-07-08 Tulane University receives NIH grant to examine oil spill effects on women's health 0 None
2011-07-07 Poor diet, alcohol, drugs and smoking linked to sex problems 0 None
2011-07-07 Smoking pregnant mums have smaller unhealthier babies 0 1
2011-07-07 Gum disease linked to infertility 0 5
2011-07-07 Postmenopausal women can benefit from self-paced walking test 0 None
2011-07-07 U.N. Women report examines women's access to justice worldwide 0 None
2011-07-07 Men more likely to fake soccer injuries than women 0 None
2011-07-07 Study: Breastfeeding does not appear to protect women from MS relapses 0 None
2011-07-07 Unhealthy lifestyle linked to increased risk of sexual dysfunction in men 0 None
2011-07-07 State roundup: Health officials in Calif. draw high pay 0 None
2011-07-07 Sodium intake during pregnancy alters kidney development in offspring 0 None
2011-07-06 Ovarian cells are stiffer and more viscous when benign 0 None
2011-07-06 Overall risk of stillbirth low among ART children 0 None
2011-07-06 Cumulus cells can provide information about genetic and chromosomal status of eggs 0 None
2011-07-06 Frozen embryo transfer may not adversely affect neonatal outcome 0 2
2011-07-06 Specialist RM clinic helps women achieve subsequent live birth 0 None
2011-07-06 Smoking, social class may lead to POF in women 0 None
2011-07-06 Researchers investigate predictors for adverse outcome in IVF singletons 0 None
2011-07-06 Older people, women and minorities enrolled less frequently in lung cancer drug trials 0 None
2011-07-06 The essential role of midwives 0 None
2011-07-06 Maternal smoking cessation improves perinatal outcomes in children 0 None
2011-07-06 States continue push to keep federal money from Planned Parenthood 0 None
2011-07-06 LA Times: Study urges more mammogram guidelines 0 None
2011-07-06 Women with healthy lifestyle may face lower risk of sudden cardiac death 0 None
2011-07-06 More breast cancer patients may receive radiation treatments after surgery 0 None
2011-07-06 Maternal anxiety, depression may increase risk of asthma in children 0 None
2011-07-06 Infants treated with certain HIV medication more likely to experience adrenal dysfunction 0 None
2011-07-05 Clearblue Digital Ovulation test safe, non-invasive for women trying to conceive 0 None
2011-07-05 Periodontal disease can affect woman's chance of conceiving 0 None
2011-07-05 Study: Threatened miscarriages complicate 20% of all pregnancies 0 None
2011-07-05 Cleavage stage embryo with aneuploidy can undergo genetic normalisation process 0 None
2011-07-05 Early childbearing impedes education among women 0 None
2011-07-05 ICSI study shows strong increase in first trimester pregnancy loss after the age of 38 0 4
2011-07-05 Antidepressants during first trimester linked to increased risk of autism 1 None
2011-07-05 Mammograms should be personalized based on woman's age, breast density 0 None
2011-07-05 Anti-depressants during early pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism 0 None
2011-07-05 Women with sedentary lifestyle more likely to develop pulmonary embolism 0 5
2011-07-04 Study shows effect of maternal height on multiple implantation 0 None
2011-07-04 Women can have successful pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage 0 4
2011-07-04 Primiparity, maternal smoking and BMI linked to risk of pre-term birth 0 None
2011-07-04 New model may help reduce multiple pregnancies in women 0 None
2011-07-04 New insight into oocyte chromosome abnormalities 0 None
2011-07-02 Medical practitioners can help reduce breast cancer deaths in African-American women 0 None
2011-07-02 Judge halts enforcement of S.D. abortion law; hearing on Kansas law today 0 None
2011-07-02 IPS looks at U.N. Women funding levels 0 None
2011-07-02 Viewpoints: Medical docs begin residency, best practices, Kansas abortions 0 None
2011-07-01 The women, girls, and gender equality of the GHI: Assessment of the GHI plus country strategies 0 None
2011-07-01 NPR examines controversial drug being used to save women's lives 0 None
2011-07-01 Women more likely to survive after major gastrointestinal surgeries than men 0 None
2011-07-01 Women's rights becoming 'cornerstone' of U.S. foreign policy 0 None
2011-07-01 Avoidance of routine thyroid testing on pregnant women would have let 80% of cases go undetected 0 None
2011-07-01 Ovarian cancer molecular updates 0 None
2011-07-01 Panel advises FDA to reject Avastin as breast cancer drug 0 None


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