Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - January 2012

Date Title Comments Rating
2012-01-31 Viewpoints: ACOs might replace health insurers; Losing a job while pregnant; Barring smokers from the workplace 0 None
2012-01-31 Breast cancer survivors use at-home method to prep their breasts for reconstruction 0 None
2012-01-31 Caffeine intake may change a woman’s estrogen levels: Study 0 None
2012-01-31 Oral HPV infection more common in men than women: Study 1 None
2012-01-31 Obese docs often miss obesity in their patients: Study 0 5
2012-01-31 Dairy products help weight loss: Study 0 None
2012-01-31 Catholic bishops, colleges resisting HHS rule on contraceptive coverage 0 None
2012-01-31 Viewpoints: Contraceptive controversy; Revising mental health definitions 0 None
2012-01-31 Anti-HER2 dendritic cell vaccine shows promise against DCIS 2 1
2012-01-31 Capital Health installs GE Discovery NM 750b scanner at N.J. Hopewell medical center 0 None
2012-01-31 Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute to mark National Go Red for Women Day 0 None
2012-01-30 Too much social networking makes girls less happy: Study 0 None
2012-01-30 Fat grafting may reduce radiation-induced complications in breast implants 0 None
2012-01-30 TiBREEZE breast implants included in explantation 0 5
2012-01-30 Ban calls on business leaders to increase investment in women's education, health at WEF 0 None
2012-01-30 Susan Mallery finds breakthrough treatment for oral cancer 0 None
2012-01-29 PIP breast implant mastermind arrested 0 None
2012-01-27 Study explores links between antiretroviral prophylaxis, cleft lip and palate 0 None
2012-01-27 Caffeine intake among women of child-bearing age influences estrogen levels 0 None
2012-01-27 Diabetes may cause women to experience hearing loss as they age 0 None
2012-01-27 ILCA, IBLCE recognizes Cincinnati Children's for excellence in lactation care 0 None
2012-01-27 Gates urges governments, wealthy donors not to cut aid to poor countries; Annual letter sets foundation's priorities 0 None
2012-01-26 Olive and sunflower oil fried food not bad for heart: Study 0 1
2012-01-25 Ovarian cancer patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations more likely to survive 0 None
2012-01-25 PMI-supported study aims to measure malaria among pregnant women in Rwanda 0 None
2012-01-25 Comprehensive policy package based on research needed to stem abortion figures 0 None
2012-01-25 U.S. military provides medical care, education services to women, children in Tanzania 0 None
2012-01-25 Low doses of DHEA may help relieve menopausal symptoms in women 0 None
2012-01-24 Novel detection of ovarian cancer in early stages 0 None
2012-01-24 Women feel pain more than men: Study 0 None
2012-01-24 Younger breast cancer survivors face more serious mental issues 0 None
2012-01-24 Roe V. Wade Anniversary casts spotlight on policy battle over abortion 0 None
2012-01-24 EMR data mining reveals that women report more-intense pain than men 0 None
2012-01-24 Virtual network of experts to work together to prevent preterm birth 0 None
2012-01-24 AHA urges Americans to wear red to raise awareness about women and heart health 0 None
2012-01-24 Viewpoints: Opposing views of HHS' contraception rule; Health care costs and the liberal agenda 0 None
2012-01-24 Researchers uncover 13 novel genetic loci linked with onset of menopause 0 None
2012-01-24 Pets help women manage HIV/AIDS: Study 0 None
2012-01-23 Guided Therapeutics seeks CE Mark approval for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan 0 None
2012-01-23 Researchers discover 13 new regions of genome associated with timing of menopause 0 None
2012-01-23 Birth control pill coverage for church-affiliated institutions sparks outrage 0 None
2012-01-22 Genes may predict maintenance of intelligence over lifetime: Study 0 None
2012-01-22 Sex declared safe for heart patients 0 None
2012-01-22 Number of unsafe abortions soars worldwide: Report 0 None
2012-01-21 Younger women with breast cancer experience a decrease in health-related QOL 0 None
2012-01-21 UHCMC now offers HITEC for women with gynecologic cancers 0 5
2012-01-21 Texas abortion issue back in court today 0 None
2012-01-20 Red wine could play a role in lowering risk of breast cancer 0 None
2012-01-20 Study finds global abortion rate 'virtually unchanged' from 2003 to 2008 0 None
2012-01-20 Study finds older women can wait up to 15 years to repeat bone scans 0 None
2012-01-20 Regular exercise can decrease anxiety symptoms in patients with GAD 0 None
2012-01-20 Decisive role of grandmothers on maternal and infant nutrition, health 0 None
2012-01-19 Harare maternity clinics reportedly conducting compulsory HIV/AIDS tests on pregnant women 0 None
2012-01-19 C-sections on the rise and most mothers not well informed: Queensland study 0 None
2012-01-19 Oral contraceptive pills help relieve period pain: Study 0 None
2012-01-19 Testing for osteoporosis – how often? 0 None
2012-01-19 Women aged 67 years with normal bone mineral density may not need screening again for 15 years 0 None
2012-01-19 Aspirin may benefit HIV-infected women at risk of cervical cancer 0 None
2012-01-19 Questions raised over accuracy of Afghanistan mortality survey data 0 None
2012-01-19 Experts debate pros, cons of Sierra Leone's ban on traditional birth attendants 0 None
2012-01-19 Study outlines how QI initiatives can increase overall survival rates for mothers, children 0 None
2012-01-19 Estimating number of births without skilled birth attendants in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2012-01-19 LabCorp announces nationwide availability of Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm 0 None
2012-01-19 Link between prenatal exposure to armed conflict and birth weight 0 None
2012-01-18 Watson introduces new oral contraceptive, Vestura 0 3.7
2012-01-18 State roundup: Single-payer plans in Calif., Vt.; Calif. may regain state prison health care control; Abortion issues in Texas, Minn. 0 None
2012-01-18 HRT and breast cancer – the link questioned as study flaws are reported 0 1
2012-01-18 Increasing health problems from caffeinated energy drinks 0 3
2012-01-18 Obesity in the U.S. stabilize: Report 0 None
2012-01-18 Chan faces financing challenges in second term as WHO director-general 0 None
2012-01-18 Gates, Kristof answer questions about Bangladesh, public health in final installment of blog series 0 None
2012-01-18 Obstetrics & Gynecology now available in new iPad app 0 None
2012-01-18 Timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy linked with FAS characteristics 0 None
2012-01-17 Chronology of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome revealed 0 5
2012-01-17 More people suffering serious injury or death while wearing headphones 0 None
2012-01-17 Canada should prohibit disclosure of fetal sex until 30 weeks of pregnancy 0 None
2012-01-17 Study examines quantity, frequency and timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 0 None
2012-01-16 Links between deodorants and breast cancer refuted but more information needed: Study 0 None
2012-01-15 Memory boosters for seniors – vitamin B12 and folic acid: Study 0 5
2012-01-15 Heavy drinking may reinforce itself by stimulating endorphin release: Study 0 4
2012-01-15 Implanting more embryos for IVF may do more harm than good: Study 0 None
2012-01-15 Annual stress survey reveals 1 in 5 Americans under pressure 0 4
2012-01-13 Women's health, rights especially vulnerable during an election year 0 None
2012-01-13 BU, SUNY Upstate develop educational program on heart attack for women 0 None
2012-01-13 Smoking during pregnancy does not cause ASD in children 0 None
2012-01-13 GC-Rise presents at J.P. Morgan's 30th annual Healthcare Conference 0 None
2012-01-13 Clinical trial to compare Aria's prenatal test and standard first-trimester screening for T21 0 None
2012-01-12 Health Secretary stands firm on the issue of removal of faulty breast implants 0 None
2012-01-12 Eating out without gaining too much weight 0 None
2012-01-12 Reaching WHO PMTCT goal in Zimbabwe 0 None
2012-01-12 Appeals court rules Texas can enforce abortion law while case is pending 0 None
2012-01-12 Investing in Frontline Health Workers effective in saving lives of mothers, children 0 None
2012-01-12 The Nation examines whether Nigeria will be able to attain MDGs related to maternal, infant mortality 0 None
2012-01-11 DNA may be used to predict lifespan: Study 0 5
2012-01-11 Breast fed babies versus formula fed babies: Who is crankier? 0 4.5
2012-01-11 1 in 6 U.S. adults binge drinks: CDC report 0 None
2012-01-11 Occasional marijuana use does not affect lung function: Study 0 None
2012-01-11 Study reveals need for improvements in decision-making process for breast cancer surgery patients 0 None
2012-01-11 Experts recommend vitamin D supplementation for menopausal women 0 None
2012-01-11 Bladder cancer is one of the top 10 most common forms of cancer in the US 0 None
2012-01-11 Significant number of young women fail to recognize recent weight gain 0 None
2012-01-11 Inherited breast and ovarian cancer drug trial re-launched in tablet form 0 None
2012-01-11 Study examines impact of maternal obesity on inflammatory responses 0 None
2012-01-11 Blog posts respond to legislation enacted in Brazil requiring registration of all pregnancies 0 None
2012-01-11 Older women with significant height loss at increased risk for broken bones and death 0 None
2012-01-11 Children delivered by caesarean section at slightly elevated risk of asthma: MoBa study 1 None
2012-01-10 Questions raised over nicotine replacement therapy: Study 0 None
2012-01-10 Now cannabis mouth spray to help ‘pot’ addicts quit 0 2.7
2012-01-10 VOA News examines maternal mortality in Somalia 0 None
2012-01-10 Aria's non-invasive test more effective in detecting Trisomy 18 & 21 0 None
2012-01-10 Young female cancer survivors concerned about their future fertility 0 None
2012-01-10 Obesity linked to higher rates of prostrate cancer screening across race/ethnicity and gender 0 None
2012-01-10 TCM therapy makes fertility treatments far more effective: Study 0 None
2012-01-09 Neomatrix, UND partner to develop technology for early detection of breast cancer 0 None
2012-01-09 The sharpness of the brain dulls beyond 45: Study 0 None
2012-01-09 More on the PIP breast implant scare 0 None
2012-01-09 At least two alcohol free days per week recommended 0 None
2012-01-09 Lemon detox – the worst fad diet 0 None
2012-01-09 GOP presidential debates touch on various health care issues 0 None
2012-01-09 CINJ receives grant to support its Breast Surgery Fellowship Program 0 None
2012-01-09 First Edition: January 9, 2012 0 None
2012-01-09 Romney testy about contraception hypothetical at GOP debate 0 None
2012-01-08 Vinegar may easily detect cervical cancer 0 None
2012-01-07 Study shows high consistency of malignancy-risk gene signature on both breast cancer and NSCLC 0 5
2012-01-07 Lightlake intends to develop a treatment for premenstrual syndrome overeating 0 None
2012-01-07 Poor nutrition in the womb can increase risk of type 2 diabetes in later life 0 None
2012-01-07 Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce risk of breast cancer 0 None
2012-01-06 New imaging technology may pinpoint subtle aberrations in molecular biosignature of cancer 0 None
2012-01-06 Bringing health solutions to women, children 0 None
2012-01-06 Longer looks: The body's fight against losing weight; Rick Santorum's contraception, anti-abortion records analyzed 0 None
2012-01-06 Incidence of type 2 diabetes and hypertension increases with exposure to NOx 0 None
2012-01-06 Experts share 10 symptoms of cervical and other gynecologic cancers 0 None
2012-01-05 Twins born five years apart thanks to advanced reproductive technology 0 None
2012-01-05 FDA asks makers of vaginal mesh to respond to safety queries 0 None
2012-01-05 Cancer death rates declining - still room for improvement: Report 0 None
2012-01-05 Twin births on the rise in the U.S. 0 None
2012-01-05 2012 ‘Best Diets’ rankings 0 4
2012-01-05 Postpartum Support International unveils new Spanish language educational DVD 0 None
2012-01-05 Study on miscarriage rates following IVF treatment with frozen thawed embryos 0 None
2012-01-05 Study refutes perinatal programming theory about adipose tissue growth 0 None
2012-01-05 Vitamin D may stop conferring cardiovascular benefits: Study 0 None
2012-01-05 Daily doses of S-equol reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women 0 None
2012-01-05 Increased number of Somali women reporting being raped, sexually abused 0 None
2012-01-05 BBC examines eastern DRC's battle with malaria 0 None
2012-01-05 Ethiopia's PMTCT plan needs men to participate in order to reach goal, experts say 0 None
2012-01-05 Antiestrogen supplements may reduce risk of melanoma in women with breast cancer 0 None
2012-01-05 Investigational HSV vaccine shows promise against two genital herpes diseases 1 None
2012-01-05 New algorithm could help GPs identify women at risk of early ovarian cancer 0 None
2012-01-04 Extra calories from proteins may lead to weight gain but more muscle than fat: Study 0 None
2012-01-04 Adolescent children of lesbian mothers report good quality of life 0 None
2012-01-04 IRIN, GlobalPost examine malnutrition in Yemen 0 None
2012-01-04 Cardiff University technique could help predict IVF embryos with best success chances 0 None
2012-01-04 Antigen Express to move AE37 cancer vaccine into larger clinical trials 0 None
2012-01-04 Non-invasive test for early detection of fetal gender 0 None
2012-01-04 PIP breast implant update 0 None
2012-01-04 Woman's ovarian cycle plays an important role in her susceptibility to infection 0 None
2012-01-03 Researchers evaluate sexual activity and satisfaction in older women 0 None
2012-01-03 Vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in blood could stave off dementia: Study 0 None
2012-01-03 Many obese people in denial mode: Survey 0 None
2012-01-03 Healthy eating at low prices this New Year from the Change4Life campaign 0 None
2012-01-03 Hormone Adiponectin linked to dementia in women: Study 0 5
2012-01-03 Adiponectin may play a role in development of all-cause dementia and AD in women 0 5
2012-01-03 Children exposed to maternal GDM and low SES more likely to develop ADHD 0 None
2012-01-02 Low SES, maternal gestational diabetes may increase risk of ADHD in six year olds 0 None
2012-01-02 Smokers prefer cold turkey - launch of study into quitting smoking including popular cold turkey method 0 None
2012-01-02 Breast implant rupture risk scrutinized and assessed in depth 0 None
2012-01-02 Detoxing this January useless but a long term effort may help: British Liver Trust 0 None
2012-01-02 More than half smokers unaware of health risks: NHS Survey 1 None
2012-01-02 January 2nd marked as National Weigh-In Day 0 None
2012-01-02 Study finds risk factors associated with exfoliation syndrome 0 None
2012-01-01 Four or more coffees reduce risk of womb cancer 0 None
2012-01-01 Soon therapies may be guided by genetic blueprints 0 None


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