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Cheerleading is Leading Cause of Catastrophic Injury in Young Women

... the leading cause of catastrophic injury in young female athletes, says Amy Miller Bohn, a physician at ... the leading cause of catastrophic injuries in female athletes is cheerleading, according to The ... account for approximately 65 to 66 percent of all female catastrophic injuries in either high school or ...

The Female Health Company Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call for August 7, 2009

... CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (Nasdaq: FHCO ) today announced ... 412-858-4600) and asking to be connected to "The female Health Company Conference Call", a few minutes ... conference ID 432698 . About The female Health Company ...

Female Surgeons Like What They Do, Survey Finds

... News) -- If they had to do it all again, most female surgeons would choose the same career path, a new ... , revealed some of the difficult life choices female surgeons have to make because of their rigorous training and work schedule. Few female than male surgeons had children, for example: ...

Novasys Medical Receives $18.95 Million in Second Tranche of Series D Financing

... Inc., developer of the Renessa (R) treatment for female stress urinary incontinence, announced today that ... opportunity in an underserved market." female Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) SUI is the ... non-surgical approach to the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). For ...

Circumcision Doesn't Lessen HIV Transmission

... Condom still essential for protecting female partner, researchers say THURSDAY, ... two years. The study also included HIV-uninfected female partners of the men. The women were checked for ... men did not reduce HIV transmission to female partners over 24 months; longer-term effects ...

New technique could sustain cancer patients' fertility

... can freeze their sperm for use at a later date. female cancer patients have fewer options. Unlike ... infertility." The best option currently for a female cancer patient to preserve fertility is to ... But that technique may not be acceptable to all female cancer patients. Researchers have already ...

Risky sexual behavior among male clients of Tijuana sex workers heightens risk of HIV transmission

... examining HIV infection among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, has found that over half ... that doesn't solely place the onus on female sex workers," said lead author Thomas L. ... While the city's health service does license female sex workers, on condition that they are regularly ...

Soccer Injuries Differ by Gender

... FRIDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Male and female soccer players have different patterns of ... to examine the kicking motion in male and female soccer players, and identified gender-based ... was going on during the soccer kick. We know that female soccer players face a greater risk of ACL ...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... at Hospital for Special Surgery. "We know that female soccer players face a greater risk of ACL injury ... is doing." The researchers found that male and female players do differ in both of these areas. Male ... In addition, the knee of the supporting leg in female players assumes a more knock-kneed, or valgus, ...

Fortune Recognizes Female Health Company as One of America's Fastest-Growing Small Companies

... CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (FHC) (Nasdaq-CM: FHCO) today ... the core strengths and growth potential of female Health Company's business model," said FHC ... mission - providing women with access to the female condom, the only safe and effective method of HIV ...

Urgent(R) PC and Macroplastique(R) Featured in Numerous IUGA 2009 Sessions

... bulking agent for the treatment of adult female stress urinary incontinence, was highlighted in ... For The Treatment OF Recurrent Or Persistent female Stress Urinary Incontinence After Mid-Urethral ... urethral bulking agent for the treatment of adult female stress urinary incontinence. Please visit ...

The Female Health Company Added to Russell 2000(R) Index

... CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (Nasdaq: FHCO ) today announced ... "We are very pleased to learn that The female Health Company has qualified for inclusion in the ... O.B. Parrish, Chief Executive Officer of The female Health Company. "Membership in the Russell ...

Young offenders' health critical to rehabilitation

... - and this is consistent among both male and female offenders; youth who are detained in secure care ... attributable to drugs and suicide; for young female offenders, high-risk sexual behavior leads to ... disorders are also problem issues among young female offenders. The review identifies various ...

Stroke survivors report loss of sexual desire, blurred gender roles, anger and fatigue

... Sexual relationships changed. A 35 year-old female stroke survivor summed up the general feeling ... guilt, low-esteem and despair. As one 62 year-old female said: "I'd sit back and think why did I do that? ... and feelings of frustration. One 78 year-old female explained that her husband wouldn't give her time ...

Study finds reproductive health effects from low doses of bisphenol-A

... of intense debate. The study found that female rats exposed to a BPA dose of 50 micrograms per ... days of life experienced early onset of puberty. female rats exposed to 50 milligrams per kilogram of ... to low doses of BPA during development can impact female reproductive health." ...

Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids

... anxiety after giving birth and that their female offspring had delayed onset of puberty. ... mixed groups, mothers with low prolactin raising female offspring of mice with normal prolactin levels, ... mothers with normal prolactin levels raising the female offspring of mice with low levels of prolactin. ...

Women underrepresented in most cancer research

... effects of treatments and medical procedures in female patients. In 1993, the National Institutes of ... as by drug companies) are as likely to include female participants as those with federal funding. ... on government funding had a higher percentage of female participants than those that were supported by ...

Women under-represented in most cancer research

... effects of treatments and medical procedures in female patients. In 1993, the National Institutes of ... as by drug companies) are as likely to include female participants as those with federal funding. ... on government funding had a higher percentage of female participants than those that were supported by ...

Study: Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine

... (HPV) would also help protect their female partners against developing cervical cancer from ... just because they can help protect their female sexual partners. An HPV vaccine for women has ... the benefits of HPV vaccination for men and their female partners. Men were asked to rate, on a scale ...

Women Who Run May Benefit From Extra Folic Acid

... improved vascular function in young female runners who stopped menstruating (amenorrhea) ... risk and also improve performance in young female athletes, according to the Medical College of ... said in a news release. The study included 16 female college or recreational runners, aged 18 to 35, ...

The Female Health Company Switches to the NASDAQ Stock Market

... CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ) announced ... said O.B. Parrish, Chairman and C.E.O. of The female Health Company. "We believe that NASDAQ's ... . About The female Health Company ...

Student Veteran Health Examined in First-of-Its-Kind Study by University of Minnesota/Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

... of comparable non-veteran male students. Among female veterans, 14.1 percent reported post-traumatic ... with just 5.4 percent of comparable non-veteran female students. The study's researchers were greatly concerned with the findings regarding female veterans and sexual assault: 43.7 percent ...

Delaware Urologic Associate's, Dr. Peter J. Muench, Presents Advances in Incontinence Treatment with a New Perspective and Outlook

... these advances in the treatment of both male and female incontinence, more patients will speak up and get ... are extremely pleased with the results. New female Stress Incontinence Treatments By the same token, advances in female stress incontinence are resulting in further ...

Trauma experienced by a mother even before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behavior

... activities two weeks before mating, allowing the female time to recover before becoming pregnant; the ... varied between groups and between male and female offspring; but their behavior was without doubt ... tests, there were important sex differences. The female rats displayed more symptoms of anxiety, while ...

Equality of the sexes? Not always when it comes to biology

... gene was implanted in a group of male and female mice, yet only the males became more prone to ... we determined that the estrogen produced by the female mice blocked the expression of the human ... to be applicable to humans. This feature of the female innate immune system might have evolved to better ...

The Female Health Company Reports 67% Increase in Second Quarter Earnings

... first half of FY 2008 The female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ), which manufactures and markets the FC and FC2 female Condom(R) , today reported its operating results ... O.B. Parrish, Chief Executive Officer of The female Health Company. "The favorable financial results ...

The Female Health Company Schedules Second Quarter Conference Call for May 8, 2009

... CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ) today ... 412-858-4600) and asking to be connected to "The female Health Company Conference Call", a few minutes ... the conference ID 430401. About The female Health Company ...

The Female Health Company / HLL Lifecare Limited Receive National AIDS Control Organization of India Order for 1.5 Million FC2 Female Condoms

... CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) which manufactures and markets the FC1 and FC2 female Condoms(R), today announces that its technical ... The order, for one and a half million (1,500,000) female condoms, will be manufactured in HLL's factory in ...

Estrogen May Combat Marijuana's Effect on Cognition

... protection did not seem to apply, however, if the female rats were exposed to the drug during the time ... The study, though, involved only female rats so any implication for adolescent males ... the researchers removed the ovaries from six female rats and then exposed them and ...

Stem Cells Spur New Eggs in Ovaries of Adult Mice

... -- Researchers in China have demonstrated that female ovaries may be capable of producing new eggs in ... That runs counter to the long-held belief that female mammals, including humans, are born with a finite ... Still, researchers disagreed as to whether female germline stem cells (FGSCs) do exist in mammalian ...

Weight discrimination could contribute to the glass ceiling effect for women, study finds

... and men, being 'merely overweight' harms only female executives and may actually benefit male ... Both groups found that only 5 percent of male and female CEOs at top companies were obese (body mass index ... sharp contrast, only 5 percent-22 percent of top female CEOs were overweight, compared with the U.S. ...

A woman's nose knows body odor

... (April 7, 2009) It may be wise to trust the female nose when it comes to body odor. According to ... the men, but male odors were harder to block than female odors. Even though underarm odors from the two ... contrast, over 50 percent decreased intensity of female underarm odor. In the study, one sensory ...

Gaining new insights into mentoring programs for adolescent girls

... processes in adolescent girls' relationship with female adult mentors from the perspective of the ... or bi-directional relationships between female youth and adult program participants. Instead, ... role in supporting the positive development of female youth. ...

The Female Health Company to Expand Manufacturing Capacity for FC2 Female Condom By 150%

... CHICAGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) - today ... to install six more production lines for its FC2 female Condom(TM), increasing its annualized FC2 ... 75-80 million units. Currently, The female Health Company is manufacturing its ...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Female Condom

... (FDA) granted regulatory approval to the FC2 female condom, a lower-cost, second generation product manufactured by the female Health Company -- a move widely praised by ... the FDA's swift action to approve the FC2 female condom," stated Serra Sippel, executive director ...

EuroPRevent 09: Changing hearts and minds in the drive to prevent cardiovascular disease

... study shows that the heart muscle of black female athletes adapts differently to identical sporting disciplines from white female athletes: black female athletes demonstrate a greater thickness of the ...

The Female Health Company Schedules Conference Call to Discuss FDA Approval of FC2 Female Condom(R) for March 12, 2009

... CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ) today ... call to discuss the FDA's Approval of the FC2 female Condom(R) on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 11:00 ... its receipt of FDA approval for the FC2 female Condom(R) in a news release earlier today. ...

Female Health Company Receives FDA Approval for FC2 Female Condom(R)

... Lower Cost female Condom Increases Access to Woman-Initiated ... CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) today ... Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's FC2 female Condom(R) (FC2), a woman-initiated barrier method ...

Sex is in the brain, says new research from Stanford

... of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the female Sexual Medicine Program at Stanford Hospital & ... than peripheral organs, may play the key role in female sexual dysfunction. The study: The trial is ... video segments interspersed among footage of female sporting events. These segments were separated by ...

The Most Breaking News in the Joint

... detection of scoliosis and preventing injuries in female athletes' knees. The AAOS is committed to ... and ACL injuries grow each year. " Too many female athletes are getting put on the shelf . Young female athletes are up to eight times more likely than ...
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