Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Women's Health News Stories - July 2012

Date Title Comments Rating
2012-07-31 Registration now open for MedtechVision 2012 conference 0 None
2012-07-31 Depomed submits Serada NDA with FDA for treatment of menopausal hot flashes 0 None
2012-07-31 Young women with indoor tanning habits frequently experience sunburn 0 None
2012-07-30 Positive results from Vermillion OVA500 multi-center study for ovarian cancer 0 None
2012-07-30 Advaxis reports continued positive patient survival pattern in ADXS-HPV Phase 2 cervical cancer trial 0 None
2012-07-28 Childhood physical and sexual abuse may increase risk of early or late onset menarche 0 None
2012-07-27 Families abandon women who suffered spinal injuries in Pakistan earthquake 0 None
2012-07-27 Study investigates molecular markers in drug-resistant ovarian cancer 0 None
2012-07-27 AIDS 2012 plenary speakers call for expanded efforts to provide HIV treatment, prevention to women, children 0 None
2012-07-27 Chevron announces PMTCT partnership to combat mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Africa 1 None
2012-07-26 Insomnia: an interview with Dr Darryle Schoepp 0 None
2012-07-26 Risk of endometrial cancer begins to decrease after age 30 in women 0 None
2012-07-26 Adolescent girls three times more likely to have experienced major depressive episodes 0 None
2012-07-26 Federal appeals court rules South Dakota can force doctors to warn of suicide risk before performing abortion 0 None
2012-07-26 Guided Therapeutics seeks premarket approval from FDA for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan 0 5
2012-07-26 Recent release: HIV epidemic, family planning 'inextricably linked' 0 None
2012-07-26 Female stroke patients more affected in all quality of life domains than males 0 None
2012-07-26 Diabetic women more likely to report low overall sexual satisfaction 0 None
2012-07-26 Fever in laboring women not associated with epidural analgesia 0 None
2012-07-25 HemoGlobe device can identify women with anemia 0 None
2012-07-25 Pennsylvania Hospital to participate in Best Fed Beginnings 0 None
2012-07-25 New NIAID grant to support development of topical microbicide gel for HIV and HSV-2 infections 0 5
2012-07-25 Dapivirine Phase III trial now underway in Africa to treat HIV in women 0 None
2012-07-24 Penn expert can offer commentary on provision of human milk during World Breastfeeding Week 0 None
2012-07-24 Most Indian female sex workers do not disclose HIV serostatus to sex partners 0 None
2012-07-24 New York Times examines debate surrounding China's family planning laws 0 None
2012-07-24 Associated Press examines HIV/AIDS in Uganda, effects of PEPFAR funding 0 None
2012-07-24 Symposium to support care and management of women with HIV 0 4.5
2012-07-23 HALO, UND enter agreement to develop biomarkers for early detection of breast cancer 0 5
2012-07-23 Berg Pharma initiates BPM 31543 clinical trial for chemotherapy-induced alopecia 0 None
2012-07-23 HIV-positive women may use new methods to help reduce frequency of cervical cancer screening 0 None
2012-07-23 Researchers identify high ARV drug exposure in hair samples of HIV uninfected infants 0 None
2012-07-23 Study: HIV-infected women less likely to develop cervical cancer 0 None
2012-07-21 Anxiety in poor mothers not a psychiatric problem but a reaction to severe environmental deficits 0 5
2012-07-21 Many patients may benefit from day 5 embryo biopsy 0 None
2012-07-21 Researchers discover reason why breast cancer cells become drug resistant 0 None
2012-07-21 South Africa making progress against HIV/AIDS, but still more effort needed, health minister says 0 None
2012-07-21 U.S. government, World Bank launch initiatives to collect more, better data on women worldwide 0 None
2012-07-21 Caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for depression and complications from chronic stress 0 None
2012-07-21 Novartis receives FDA approval for Afinitor to treat HER2-negative breast cancer 0 None
2012-07-20 'Saving Lives at Birth' finalists convene at DevelopmentXChange 0 None
2012-07-20 Mother's exposure to air pollution increases risk of obesity and insulin resistance in offspring 0 None
2012-07-20 Gates Foundation blog posts reflect on London Summit on Family Planning 0 None
2012-07-20 Family planning, equality for women essential for global development, experts say 0 None
2012-07-20 States draw starker lines on abortion: Lawsuits and legislation continue across U.S. 0 None
2012-07-20 Link between objectively measured sleep and subsequent institutionalization among older women 0 None
2012-07-20 International Partnership for Microbicides CEO discusses research in GlobalPost interview 0 None
2012-07-20 Viewpoints: Researchers see potential to control HIV pandemic; The 'ceaseless attacks' on women's reproductive health 0 None
2012-07-20 Viral Genetics initiates Phase 1 trial of MDT compounds for ovarian cancer 0 None
2012-07-20 Lifescript introduces new online health center for women with fibromyalgia 0 3
2012-07-19 EMA accepts Pfizer’s bazedoxifene/conjugated estrogens MAA for review 0 None
2012-07-19 Escalating Miss. abortion fight could be blueprint for similar challenges 0 None
2012-07-19 Alcohol and marijuana use predict hookah initiation, frequency 0 None
2012-07-18 VOA examines maternal mortality in South Sudan one year after independence 0 4
2012-07-18 Normalizing weight helps girls with eating disorders improve essential fatty acid status 0 None
2012-07-18 Marijuana use prior to pregnancy can increase risk of preterm birth 1 None
2012-07-18 Toshiba's MicroPure software improves identification of microcalcifications in the breast 0 None
2012-07-18 NIH-funded Harvard study: 6 million women in America suffer from vulvodynia 0 None
2012-07-18 Heart defects at birth linked to workplace exposure to solvents 0 None
2012-07-18 Risk of birth defects linked to certain jobs dads do 0 None
2012-07-18 Lack of physical activity causes 1 in 10 deaths 0 4
2012-07-17 Commitments announced at London summit show power of family planning evidence 0 None
2012-07-17 Preventive Services Task Force makes waves 0 None
2012-07-17 American women fare worse in health coverage than those in 10 countries with universal care 0 None
2012-07-17 Gates Foundation's efforts to improve access to contraceptives will improve health, lives of women, children 0 None
2012-07-16 Seattle summit addresses global crisis of preterm birth 0 None
2012-07-16 Uninsured U.S. women more likely to struggle with medical bills and go without needed care 0 None
2012-07-14 Ariz. abortion law challenged in lawsuit; Mo. Gov. vetoes contraception bill 0 None
2012-07-14 Health risks of egg donation for young females 0 None
2012-07-14 Blog posts examine how family planning money will be spent, who will oversee program 0 None
2012-07-14 Study examines link between phthalates and diabetes in women 0 None
2012-07-13 FDA approves Watson's ANDA for Next Choice ONE DOSE emergency contraceptive 0 None
2012-07-13 International AIDS Conference must focus on combination prevention strategies to fight AIDS among women 0 None
2012-07-13 International community commits to boosting family planning services at London Summit 0 None
2012-07-13 Breast cancer patients who undergo breast conserving surgery often have a reoperation 0 None
2012-07-12 Opinion pieces, blog posts address family planning issues ahead of London summit 0 None
2012-07-12 Guardian holds roundtable discussion on key family planning issues ahead of London summit 0 None
2012-07-12 Lifestyle behaviour in adolescents may adversely affect BP and cardiovascular risk in adulthood 0 None
2012-07-12 Low-fat, high fruit and vegetable diet may help reduce menopausal symptoms 0 None
2012-07-12 Moderate alcohol intake may reduce risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women 0 None
2012-07-12 Gates Foundation, U.K. Government expected to announce additional funding for family planning at London summit 0 None
2012-07-12 Merck announces update on odanacatib Phase III trial for osteoporosis 0 None
2012-07-12 WHO commits to fast-track assessment of new and existing quality contraceptives 0 None
2012-07-11 Guardian columnist examines family planning in Nepal 0 None
2012-07-11 Giving up smoking associated with weight gain 0 None
2012-07-11 Anemia prevention in pregnancy works just as well with fewer iron supplements 0 None
2012-07-11 Victims of stray-bullet shootings are often children, females 0 None
2012-07-11 Family planning summit commits to trebling the number of women and girls’ lives saved by 2020 0 None
2012-07-11 'Impatient Optimists' blog posts address family planning ahead of London summit 0 None
2012-07-11 Lancet series reviewing family planning evidence published on eve of London summit 0 None
2012-07-11 President Obama signs FDA bipartisan bill 0 None
2012-07-11 Improving access to health care for minority women could reduce racial disparity in infant mortality 0 None
2012-07-11 Contraceptive use likely prevents more than 272,000 maternal deaths from childbirth each year 0 None
2012-07-10 Increasing obesity could cut some couples' fertility in half 0 None
2012-07-10 Family planning allows women to determine their future 0 None
2012-07-10 Financial Times examines integration of family planning, HIV services in Ethiopia 0 None
2012-07-10 Federal judge to decide Wednesday on Miss. abortion law that could close last clinic 0 None
2012-07-10 Sitting down for less than 3 hours a day could extend life expectancy 0 None
2012-07-10 Satisfying unmet need for contraception could reduce maternal deaths by 30% 0 None
2012-07-10 Family planning is central to global development according to new evidence in the Lancet 0 None
2012-07-10 MammaPrint more cost-effective and clinically-useful test than Oncotype DX 0 None
2012-07-10 Combination of estrogen and MPA increases synapses in the prefrontal cortex 0 None
2012-07-10 Overproduction of hepcidin appears to impair maternal-fetal iron transfer 0 None
2012-07-10 Iron supplementation decreases fatigue by almost 50% in nonanemic women 0 None
2012-07-10 Hormone therapy still an acceptable treatment for menopausal symptoms: New joint statement 0 None
2012-07-09 Sexual health of female cyclists can be affected by handlebar level 1 None
2012-07-09 Does alcohol kill brain cells? 0 3.9
2012-07-09 Family planning summit plans to ensure women’s unmet need for contraception is met by 2020 0 None
2012-07-07 Poor collaboration, lack of information major barriers to implementing family planning methods 0 None
2012-07-07 Study determines risk of young-onset breast cancer after use of ovulation-stimulating fertility drugs 0 None
2012-07-07 VOA News examines family planning efforts in Uganda 0 None
2012-07-07 Exclusion of reproductive rights from Rio+20 agreement 'backslide' on women's rights, former Ireland President Robinson says 0 None
2012-07-07 Consider rural women in family planning services 0 None
2012-07-06 NewYork-Presbyterian/WCMC first in N.Y. City to offer INTRABEAM radiotherapy 0 None
2012-07-06 Examining teenage pregnancy, maternal mortality in Africa 0 None
2012-07-06 Experts at U.K. conference discuss new approaches to maternal mortality in Africa 0 None
2012-07-06 Sports medicine education lacking in UK undergraduate medical degrees 0 None
2012-07-06 Exercise has clear benefits for physical and mental health according to current evidence 0 None
2012-07-04 Vitrolife's EmbryoGlue medium increases implantation and pregnancy rates 0 None
2012-07-04 Italy's first successful pregnancy and delivery following transplantation of ovarian tissue 0 None
2012-07-04 Mississippi's lone abortion clinic gets reprieve 0 None
2012-07-04 Blog posts address London Summit on Family Planning 0 None
2012-07-04 Expert panel discusses family planning issues in Guardian podcast 0 None
2012-07-04 New exhibit highlights global health work of Seattle-area institutions 0 None
2012-07-04 Working to increase access to reproductive health services in Ghana 0 None
2012-07-04 Indonesia must work to empower women in order to improve maternal health standards 0 None
2012-07-04 Perinatal mortality risk in IVF reduced by single embryo transfer 0 None
2012-07-04 Higher waist circumference, obesity improve health outcomes in heart failure patients 0 None
2012-07-04 Advocates leave Rio+20 'more determined than ever' to secure access to reproductive rights for all women 0 None
2012-07-04 High coffee consumption appears to reduce clinical pregnancy rate by 50% 0 None
2012-07-04 Cigarette smoke reduces production of Fallopian tube gene - BAD 0 None
2012-07-04 Annual report on MDGs shows success in some areas, but continued lack of progress in other areas, including maternal health 0 None
2012-07-04 FDA approves Lupin’s Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets 0 None
2012-07-03 PGD for breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible 0 None
2012-07-03 Childlessness increases risk of hospitalisations for psychiatric disorders among infertile women 0 None
2012-07-03 'Saving Mothers, Giving Life' initiative aims to reduce maternal mortality 0 None
2012-07-03 GRP78 plays an important role in breast cancers that respond to anti-estrogen therapy 0 None
2012-07-03 Federal judge temporarily blocks law aimed at closing Mississippi's only abortion clinic 0 None
2012-07-03 Women with higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for IVF 0 None
2012-07-03 Philippines to spend nearly $12M on contraceptives to bolster family planning, reduce maternal mortality rate 0 None
2012-07-03 Bacterial vaginosis associated with increased risk of HIV transmission from women to men, study shows 0 None
2012-07-03 Study demonstrates effectiveness of combination therapy for breast cancer cells in vitro 0 None
2012-07-03 Heart attacks that occur in late pregnancy cause more damage 0 None
2012-07-02 Working to reduce adolescent pregnancy in Zimbabwe 0 None
2012-07-02 Number of babies born due to assisted reproduction technologies reaches 5 million 0 None
2012-07-02 Clinical results for Teva's biologic oncology candidates presented at MASCC/ISOO 2012 0 None


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