Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - August 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-08-31 FDA panel on post-approval studies of silicone breast implants 0 None
2011-08-31 Americans ‘gulping’ down sweetened beverages: Study 0 None
2011-08-31 Women who eat fast have higher risk for obesity: Study 1 None
2011-08-31 Study: Obesity's impact on incidence of hot flashes may depend on age 0 None
2011-08-31 Regis to host one-day haircutting event in support of breast cancer research 0 None
2011-08-31 Family planning can improve maternal and child health, survival 0 None
2011-08-31 Victims of intimate partner violence more likely to develop mental health disorders 0 None
2011-08-31 Many women give birth in Haiti's tent camps without medical services 0 None
2011-08-31 Presidential panel reveals new details of 1940s syphilis experiments in Guatemala 0 None
2011-08-31 Positive results from Bionovo's Menerba tolerability trial on menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2011-08-31 Insight Pharmaceuticals announces acquisition of MONISTAT business from McNEIL-PPC 0 None
2011-08-30 Life Expectancy with Disability is worse in European women than men 0 None
2011-08-30 Study: Gender gap has not diminished in reperfusion therapy 0 None
2011-08-29 Money alone cannot fix Russia's 'demographic crisis' 0 None
2011-08-29 Men worse than women at protecting their skin in the sun 0 None
2011-08-29 Boehringer Ingelheim initiates two afatinib phase II studies in HER2-positive breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-29 Harmful effects of tobacco smoke on atherosclerosis are greater in women than in men 0 None
2011-08-29 Strong link between leisure-time physical activity and AF among men 0 None
2011-08-26 ‘Designer vaginas’: More women going under the knife 0 None
2011-08-26 Plants stop lethal bleedings after birth in Tanzanian women 0 None
2011-08-26 Bariatric surgery before breast reduction leads to better results 0 None
2011-08-26 New test to better predict heart attack risk in women 0 None
2011-08-26 New guidelines on management of cardiovascular disease in pregnancy 0 None
2011-08-26 Sexy exercise may improve self esteem and body image 0 None
2011-08-26 State-wide QI initiatives seek to improve outcomes of maternal, child care 0 None
2011-08-26 Neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to surgery can benefit women with lobular breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-26 Long-term effects of chemotherapy on women's reproductive health 0 2.5
2011-08-26 Researchers to develop diagnostic test for folate receptor autoantibody 0 None
2011-08-26 Largest study on breast cancer disparities in African-American women 0 None
2011-08-26 GlobalPost examines whether U.S. policy prohibiting funding for abortion services hurting GHI efforts in Nepal 0 None
2011-08-26 Benefits of physical activity accumulate across a lifetime: New study 0 None
2011-08-26 Longer looks: Who is influencing health care?; Planned Parenthood's battle in the states; Oregon's new experiment 0 None
2011-08-25 Tropical plants may contain basis of new and effective treatments for ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-08-25 Implementation of maternal and child health innovations important 0 None
2011-08-25 Transradial cardiac catheterizations reduce complications, increase patient comfort 0 None
2011-08-25 Successful aging, quality of life linked with sexual satisfaction in older women 0 None
2011-08-25 Roundup: Interim agreement between Planned Parenthood and Ariz. approved; Kan. to release budget plan 0 None
2011-08-24 Married couples survive heart bypass surgery longer: Study 0 None
2011-08-24 Repeat HPV testing would reduce unnecessary treatment for women 0 None
2011-08-24 IGF1 plays key role in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia 0 None
2011-08-24 HIV-positive pregnant women across Africa face discrimination 0 None
2011-08-24 Children of women with HG more likely to suffer from anxiety, bipolar disorder 0 None
2011-08-24 Men, women differ in the way they anticipate negative experience 0 None
2011-08-24 Many women eligible for Ontario's Breast Screening Program are not getting screened 0 None
2011-08-24 Boys don't express angst or distress about discussing problems any more than girls 0 None
2011-08-24 Haitian women crossing the border to give birth overwhelm Dominican health care system 0 None
2011-08-23 Commuting worst for women with pre-schoolers 0 None
2011-08-23 Study: More attention needs to be paid for cartilage during RA diagnosis 0 5
2011-08-23 Molecular Endocrinology journal publishes two studies on estrogen hormones 0 None
2011-08-23 USAID helps improve maternal, child health care at Pakistani hospital 0 None
2011-08-23 Prenatal smoking affects early neurological development in babies 0 None
2011-08-23 Children with asthma more likely to have been exposed to tobacco smoking before birth 0 None
2011-08-22 Marital bliss triples long-term survival after coronary bypass surgery 0 None
2011-08-22 Veteran status strongly linked with increased likelihood of extramarital sex, divorce 0 None
2011-08-22 Marital transitions can increase risk of large weight gain in men, women 0 None
2011-08-22 Decline in HT use could lead to lower mammogram rates among women 0 None
2011-08-22 Disadvantaged, unhealthy mothers more likely to have sickly children 0 None
2011-08-22 Scientists reveal how thiostrepton blocks FOXM1 protein, prevents breast cancer development 0 4.5
2011-08-20 Research on why and how malaria parasites go undetected in the placenta of pregnant women 0 None
2011-08-20 South Africa should heed recommendations of HRW report on maternal abuses 0 None
2011-08-20 Planned Parenthood to cut back abortion services in Ariz. 0 None
2011-08-20 St. Joseph's Women's Hospital inaugurates new 64-suite neonatal intensive care unit 0 None
2011-08-20 Second-annual UnitedHealthcare's Hair Fitness competition to be held in Atlanta 0 None
2011-08-20 Supermom myth could put working mothers at greater risk for depression 0 None
2011-08-20 Babies of mothers with higher pre-pregnancy BMI are fatter, finds study 0 None
2011-08-19 First 5 LA awards Valley Presbyterian Hospital $500,000 to improve breastfeeding rates 0 None
2011-08-19 Dissimilar interaction of opioid receptors may explain why men, women experience pain differently 0 None
2011-08-19 Celiac disease more prevalent among women with unexplained infertility 0 None
2011-08-19 The Perry record on reform, Medicaid and HPV vaccinations 0 None
2011-08-19 Amgen to present data from several Prolia studies at ASBMR 2011 meeting 0 None
2011-08-19 Female TBI patients more likely to report headaches during first year after injury 0 None
2011-08-19 Dried plums can protect postmenopausal women against fractures, osteoporosis 0 None
2011-08-18 Women being screened too often for cervical cancer 0 None
2011-08-18 Flu immunization targets fall short for health workers and pregnant women 0 2
2011-08-18 Australian youth mostly ignorant about sexual health 0 None
2011-08-18 Gene Security Network announces commercial launch of non-invasive prenatal test 0 None
2011-08-18 ACLU files challenge to Kansas law restricting abortion coverage 0 None
2011-08-18 Maternal stress may disrupt masculinization of developing mouse brain 0 None
2011-08-18 Making sense of maternal mortality statistics 0 None
2011-08-18 Majority of physicians continue to recommend annual cervical cancer screening 0 None
2011-08-18 UNHCR reports 10 children dying daily and women facing risk of rape in Ethiopian refugee camps 0 None
2011-08-18 FDA approves Mayo Clinic's ovarian and breast cancer vaccines 0 None
2011-08-18 GOP presidential hopefuls — at least the ones who were or are governors — have clear health care positions 0 None
2011-08-18 Syndax receives European patent allowance for entinostat to treat metastatic breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-17 Clinical trial to assess 6MP drug in women with advanced breast or ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-08-17 High parity linked with increased risk of ER-/PR- breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-17 Study of Chicago neighborhoods tracks prevalence of five key public health issues 0 None
2011-08-17 Young stressed females can impair future offspring, also improve resilience 0 None
2011-08-17 Researchers identify mesothelin antibody that could detect early-stage ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-08-17 People with higher BMI during young adulthood likely to die earlier than others 0 None
2011-08-16 PlusNews examines challenges to Burundi's PMTCT program 0 None
2011-08-16 A call for safer birth practices in Timor-Leste 0 None
2011-08-16 Study suggests link between pre-pregnancy obesity and asthma symptoms in teen children 0 None
2011-08-16 NK cells may help limit metastasis in women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-16 MRI scans show children of depressed mothers have enlarged amygdala 0 None
2011-08-15 The face may reveal facts from childhood: Study 0 1
2011-08-12 Highlights: Appeals court upholds Ariz. abortion law; Ga. offers premium discount to workers in wellness programs 0 None
2011-08-12 Maternal mortality rate in South Sudan estimated to be highest worldwide 0 None
2011-08-12 HIV prevention must include economic empowerment of women 0 None
2011-08-12 Hysterectomy rates across Germany vary 0 None
2011-08-12 Experts troubled by global rise in c-section rates 0 None
2011-08-12 NPR examines how religious beliefs influence family planning in Pakistan 0 None
2011-08-12 NSAIDs like ibuprofen slow the spread of breast cancers 0 None
2011-08-12 Pregnant women lack enough vitamin D despite use of prenatal supplements 0 None
2011-08-12 Female sex hormone oestrogen could fight against cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-08-12 Study links low vitamin D with early menstruation in young girls 0 None
2011-08-12 New source for sexual problems in men – buddies! 0 None
2011-08-12 Elderly individuals with higher BMI have shorter life expectancy 0 None
2011-08-12 Blood test early in pregnancy to detect baby’s gender 0 None
2011-08-12 TCHP receives Texas HHSC's managed care renewed contracts 0 None
2011-08-12 Women with depression at higher risk of stroke 0 None
2011-08-12 Women worst hit by smoking 0 None
2011-08-11 Higher protein intake helps postmenopausal obese women lose more weight 0 None
2011-08-11 Popular media's hypersexualization of women may be worse than you think 1 None
2011-08-11 Caffeine can treat postdural puncture headaches 0 5
2011-08-11 Neurologist care may improve quality of life for people with Parkinson's 0 None
2011-08-11 Arthritis sufferers are not involved in physical activity critical to their health: Study 0 None
2011-08-11 Genetic culprit behind ovarian cancer discovered 0 None
2011-08-11 Northern California's pregnant women have higher PBDE flame retardant exposures 0 None
2011-08-10 Teen pregnancy contagious to sisters: Study 0 None
2011-08-10 Child’s food preferences could be determined in womb: Study 0 5
2011-08-10 Pink or blue – now find out at 7 weeks of pregnancy 0 None
2011-08-10 Wives share more about infertility than husbands in online social network 0 None
2011-08-10 PCOS Challenge television series win national award for 'Best Informational Feature' 0 None
2011-08-10 Study examines role of weight lifting in smoking cessation 0 None
2011-08-10 Elderly women with sleep apnea more likely to develop dementia 0 None
2011-08-10 Republicans stay quiet on new health law rules related to birth control coverage 0 None
2011-08-10 Report highlights issues that affect Aboriginal maternal, child health in various regions 0 None
2011-08-10 Current Medical Research & Opinion publishes new data on EVISTA for postmenopausal osteoporosis 0 None
2011-08-10 Women, doctors should communicate about overall health and breast cancer screenings 0 None
2011-08-10 Trastuzumab drug increases risk of heart problems in elderly breast cancer patients 0 None
2011-08-10 New sensor can detect 'date rape' drugs 0 None
2011-08-10 Older women with sleep disordered breathing may face greater risk of dementia 0 None
2011-08-09 Common culinary spice derivative could treat tendinitis 0 None
2011-08-09 U.S. should continue funding maternal health programs in Afghanistan as troop drawdown begins 0 None
2011-08-09 Foreign aid should enhance, not replace, domestic health spending in developing countries 0 None
2011-08-09 Maternal mortality rate quadruples in South Africa, according to Human Rights Watch report 0 None
2011-08-09 Engineered T cells can eradicate deadly human ovarian cancer in immune-deficient mice 0 None
2011-08-09 Health law tests include controlling premium costs, religious groups' objections to covering birth control 0 None
2011-08-09 Integrated treatment approach could save lives of women with addiction 0 None
2011-08-09 Test for ticking biological clock 0 None
2011-08-08 Smoking first thing in the morning ‘ups’ cancer stakes 0 None
2011-08-08 Soy useless for menopause 0 None
2011-08-08 Guardian features fact pages on MDGs 0 None
2011-08-08 NanoLogix BNP and BNF Quick Test kits detect, identify Group B Strep in four to six hours 0 None
2011-08-08 Smoking figures show decrease in heavy smokers but rise in teenage and light smokers 0 None
2011-08-08 Mindless eating: Don't rely on your stomach to tell you when you're full! 0 None
2011-08-08 Ovarian cancer gene discovered 0 None
2011-08-08 Medicare prescriptions premiums expected to decrease for seniors 0 None
2011-08-08 Women with RAD51D gene fault more likely to develop ovarian cancer 1 1.7
2011-08-06 Viewpoints: Birth control decision fallout; docs on Medi-Cal reimbursement; cutting out middlemen insurers 0 None
2011-08-05 Transvaginal nephrectomy could increase rate of living donors for kidney transplants 0 None
2011-08-05 Novel studies explore new targets to prevent spread of breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-05 More Australian women indulging in binge drinking: Study 0 None
2011-08-05 TrustLaw publishes special report on child marriage 0 None
2011-08-05 Study sheds new light on how surgery impacts chronic kidney disease, bone health 0 None
2011-08-05 Positive relationship with co-workers can increase your lifespan, says TAU researcher 0 None
2011-08-05 Higher levels of B cells make women more prone to autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-08-04 Obama administration issues new guidance on aid to drought-stricken Somalia 0 None
2011-08-04 Breastfeeding for up to one year after birth can reduce child mortality, UNICEF says 0 None
2011-08-04 Knee osteoarthritis more common in women than men 1 None
2011-08-04 Children of depressed mothers in developing countries less likely to thrive, report says 0 None
2011-08-04 Special supplement features growth and diversity of VA women's health research 0 None
2011-08-04 Innovative delivery systems and methods to treat breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-04 U.N. issues appeal for air cargo space, warns about rising child mortality among Somalis in Kenya 0 None
2011-08-04 SWHR congressional briefing highlights health issues facing women veterans today 0 None
2011-08-04 Conference to discuss novel studies that address how inherited genes cause breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-04 Mich. physicians group seeks standing in Kan. abortion case; Mass. anti-abortion group pushes to overturn health law 0 None
2011-08-04 Fatty acids, nutrients during pregnancy can reduce risk of breast cancer in female offspring 0 None
2011-08-04 Older men, women have different opinions on body function and appearance 0 None
2011-08-03 Gender-based violence may increase lifetime prevalence of mental disorders in women 0 None
2011-08-03 Prolonged estrogen deprivation reduces ability to prevent strokes 0 None
2011-08-03 Older women living in a poor neighborhood have lower cognitive function 0 None
2011-08-03 PBS NewsHour profiles projects competing in saving lives at birth challenge 0 None
2011-08-03 GlobalPost interviews USAID officials about family planning, funding 0 None
2011-08-03 Positive results from combination drug trial for late-stage ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-08-03 New ergonomic method can reduce risk of musculoskeletal disorders in office workers 0 None
2011-08-03 Federal judge temporarily bars Kansas from cutting funds to Planned Parenthood 0 None
2011-08-03 Women's eNews examines U.N. Women's position on abortion 0 None
2011-08-03 New HHS rule requires insurance coverage for contraception, other preventive services for women 0 None
2011-08-03 Childhood mistreatment may increase risk of coronary heart disease in middle age 0 None
2011-08-03 Hospitals not doing enough to encourage breastfeeding among new mothers: CDC report 0 None
2011-08-03 Gender based violence can lead to long term mental ailments in women: Study 0 None
2011-08-03 Novel therapy reduces elevated blood levels of toxic protein in women with preeclampsia 0 None
2011-08-02 Gender-based violence associated with lifetime risk of mental illness and disability 0 None
2011-08-02 Global Democracy Promotion Act 'would help keep ideology in check' 0 None
2011-08-02 Science magazine special section examines world's population growth 0 None
2011-08-02 Teva's ZOELY oral contraceptive receives EU Marketing Authorization 0 3.8
2011-08-02 HHS announces new guidelines for women's preventive services 0 None
2011-08-02 New York Times examines maternal mortality in Uganda 0 None
2011-08-02 FDA warns U.S. consumers not to use Evital emergency birth control medicine 0 None
2011-08-02 VP, balloon kyphoplasty safe and effective for women with vertebral fractures 0 None
2011-08-02 Taxoxifen combined with dasatinib reverses chemo-resistance in breast cancer cells 0 None
2011-08-02 Scientists design octapeptides to fight drug resistant ovarian cancer cells 0 None
2011-08-01 Pregnancy and electromagnetic fields linked to asthma in kids 0 None
2011-08-01 DHA during pregnancy prevents colds in babies: Study 0 None
2011-08-01 New birth control guidelines in U.S. 0 None
2011-08-01 WHO recognizes World Breastfeeding Week 0 None
2011-08-01 Preventive health services at no additional cost for women: HHS 0 None
2011-08-01 New device can produce blood-based diagnostic results in minutes 0 None


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