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Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

... women with BRCA gene mutations often choose preventive ... FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many women with a high risk of breast or ovarian cancer have ... the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The women found out about their increased risk after ...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

... a previously reported difference between men and women that is something of a medical mystery, said Dr. ... study authors noted. Men were more likely than women to have angioplasty or bypass surgery, but the ... But the difference in outcome between men and women appears real, although the reasons for it remain ...

Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

... a new study has found. "This study found that women who lived in areas with higher levels of UV ... binds to." In addition to finding that women with higher UV exposure levels were more likely ... between UV levels and the percentage of women with the anti-Mi-2 autoantibody. "More ...

Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk

... men had higher rates of liver cancer, and Mexican women had higher rates of cervical cancer, the ... for lung cancer among Mexican and Puerto Rican women in Florida compared with women in their homelands, the researchers found. ...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010

... a professional development program for 77 women healthcare workers from Africa, Asia and the ... The program provided an opportunity for women with careers in medicine, nursing, public health ... new knowledge to improve the standard of care for women with infectious diseases in their home countries. ...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

... options and dining companions, Young found that women who ate with a male companion chose foods of significantly lower caloric value than did women who were observed eating with another woman. What's more, when women ate in mixed-gender groups their food choices ...

New Website www.loseadresssize.com Launches

... LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Most men and women dream about what they would look like several ... . This innovative website allows women and men to see what they might look like if they ... another site user, stated, "I think all women have imagined what they'd look like if they were ...

Screening May Not Lessen Domestic Violence

... three obstetrics/gynecology clinics. Of the 3,271 women who completed a domestic violence screening ... During the next 18 months, 46 percent of the women who had been screened before their health-care ... significant, the researchers said. women in the screened group showed more improvement in ...

VivaGel(R) Demonstrates Anti-HIV and Herpes Activity Following Human Administration

... fluid samples (CVS) taken from healthy women immediately, then at 1, 3, 12 and 24 hours after ... of inhibition of HIV and HSV was retained in all women tested. Even at 12 and 24 hours following ... for both HIV and HSV in more than half of the women enrolled in the study. This is the first ...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of Bezielle for Metastatic Breast Cancer

... oral, anticancer therapy. A total of twenty-seven women with metastatic breast cancer were enrolled to the Phase 1B trial. To date, 48 women with advanced breast cancer have been ... encouraging clinical activity in a cohort of women who have been heavily pretreated for metastatic ...

Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

... options designed to rejuvenate the appearance of women who have recently had children. ... non-surgical cosmetic procedures since 1997. With women composing 92 percent of that figure, the study ... occurrences that can be extremely difficult for women to get rid of after having children. Dr. ...

Induced Labor May Improve Outcome in Risky Pregnancies

... Delivery at 37 weeks helps women with hypertensive disorders, study finds ... should be induced after 37 weeks in pregnant women with mild hypertension disorders such as high ... The Lancet . The study included 756 pregnant women in the Netherlands. All had been pregnant 36 to ...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

... System and are thrilled to be able to offer women a new alternative for their long-term ... System. The Adiana system is designed to provide women a minimally-invasive, non-incision alternative to ... treatment that addresses a significant issue for women in their post-childbearing years. ...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

... According to the report, low-income women who live in urban areas may have safety concerns ... smoke. The reports go on to find that many women of low socio-economic status feel an increased ... to see how these policies affected Asian-American women by analyzing California's tobacco surveys of ...

Plastic Surgeons Stay Busy in Recession

... how I felt seeing clients." But many other women see such cosmetic procedures as "employment ... Plastic Surgeons reported that nearly 3.5 million women in the workforce (3 percent) have already ... Other than cost-savings, a major reason women opt for more minor procedures is not wanting to ...

Minority and Women's Advocacy Groups Send Letter to California Attorney General Jerry Brown Requesting Investigation Into Discrimination by Health Insurance Companies

... ensuring the ethical and equal treatment of all women in pain. Their main goal is to increase awareness of the gender disparity women experience worldwide in the assessment and ... pain. For Grace provides the foundation for women to have their pain managed effectively and ...

Breast CT Scanner Could Improve Cancer Screen Comfort

... mammograms but just as safe. More than 200 women have been scanned with the custom-designed breast ... and kills the tumor," he said. It may help some women avoid lumpectomy and follow-up radiation therapy. ... The technique is expected to especially benefit women with dense breasts, for whom mammography is not ...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

... nationally-recognized, award-winning advocate for women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and ... nationally-recognized, award-winning advocate for women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and ... to Postpartum Support International, one in eight women suffer from a postpartum mood disorder. New dads ...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... Institutes of Health. "This study found that women who lived in areas with higher levels of UV ... diseases in women. According to Miller, women are more likely than men to develop many ... between UV exposure and dermatomyositis in women and not in men, and it could be that inherent ...

Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

... THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- women who are prone to the common vaginal infection, ... researchers examined medical records for 330 women with a mean age of nearly 25 who visited two ... were diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis. The women were prescribed a contraceptive, either progestin ...

Pregnant Women, Health-Care Workers Top Swine Flu Vaccine Candidates

... WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- women who are pregnant, children six months and older, ... findings that H1N1 has appeared to hit pregnant women especially hard. A study released Tuesday in The Lancet showed that pregnant women who contracted swine flu were four times more ...

Hormonal Therapies Offer Effective Solutions for Many Adult Women With Acne

... show that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29 and more than 25 percent of women between the ages of 40-49 (1). In fact, after age 20, women are far more likely to report having acne than ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... that most often affects dark-skinned people and women in particular. Many dermatologists have long ... "Melasma is hard to define, as it can occur in women during or after pregnancy or in women who have never been pregnant or used oral ...

Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say

... this fall, the danger the virus poses to pregnant women should vault that group to the top of the list, ... CDC panel's decision. It confirmed that pregnant women are at especially high risk of complications from the new flu strain. "Pregnant women who have been infected with H1N1 influenza have ...

QuatRx Announces Further Positive Phase 3 Results For Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

... dryness (p=0.01 on a per protocol analysis). All women were supplied with a non-hormonal vaginal ... safety extensions from this first Phase 3 trial. women who had undergone a hysterectomy were enrolled in ... Ophena(TM) for an additional year of therapy . women with an intact uterus were enrolled into an ...

Teens May Not Benefit from Pap Tests

... movement to raise the age at which American women should start Pap screening to detect cervical ... raised to 25. In the United States, however, women are told to get regular Pap smears within three ... changes in the cervix did more harm than good in women younger than 25. In Scotland, Wales and Northern ...

FDA Ruling on Mercury Fillings Falls Short

... New FDA guidelines fail to protect pregnant women and children from threat of "silver" dental ... calling for stringent precautions for pregnant women and children. Last June, a court settlement filed ... calling for a rule to protect children and young women from amalgam. In July, they introduced a ...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

... not come out and said it is unsafe in pregnant women and children, but that we need more information," ... product and beefing up precautions for pregnant women and women of child-bearing age. But Runner said the FDA ...

Photos: One Million Patients Choose Hologic's NovaSure(R) System Over Hysterectomy

... system--a 90-second, outpatient treatment for women suffering from excessive menstrual bleeding--has ... a debilitating condition that affects one in five women ages 35 to 49 years old in the United States. The ... activities in less than a day. "Many women are excited to learn there is a safe, effective ...

FDA Warnings on Mercury Tooth Fillings Expected Today: New Regulation Result of Lawsuit Settled Last Year

... to the one in 2004 when FDA first warned pregnant women and children to limit consumption of certain ... and avoid the use of dental amalgam in pregnant women ." These warnings are similar to those ... ban on placement of mercury fillings in pregnant women and children. More information: ...

Chicago team uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer

... 28, 2009 -- When doctors are managing care for women with breast cancer, the information available to ... reanalyzed the diagnostic ultrasounds of 50 women with suspected breast cancer who all had lymph ... their cancers had not metastasized. All 50 women later underwent surgery to remove their cancers ...

Pennsylvania Commission for Women Rallies Against Senate Budget Proposal

... Leaders Denounce Plan as Harmful to women and Children HARRISBURG, Pa., July ... -- The Pennsylvania Commission for women today hosted a rally at the state Capitol to ... Senate that would endanger critical services for women and their families and end the agency's 35 years ...

Moms, Registered Dietitian, Develop the First All-In-One Prenatal Vitamin in a Great Tasting Drink Mix

... to meet my nutritional needs. And, with so many women having a hard time swallowing and keeping down ... and electrolytes. With other prenatal vitamins, women would have to take at least a few different pills ... all in one great tasting berry flavored drink. women can have confidence in S7 because it's made in ...

Culture May Help Raise Breast Cancer Death Rate for American Indians

... cancer in American Indian and Alaskan native women are linked to cultural beliefs, not barriers such ... Indian and Alaskan native women, and these women also have the lowest five-year survival rate when ... designed by American Indian and Alaskan native women ...

Breast cancer research highlights from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine meeting in Anaheim, July 26-30

... to the National Cancer Institute, 192,370 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, and more than 40,000 women will die from the disease this year alone. One ... there at the time of screening -- particularly in women who have dense breast tissue that can hide tumors ...

Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight

... as likely to hold onto those extra pounds as were women who got seven or more hours of sleep. Short ... gain. Some studies show that up to 20 percent of women retain at least 11 pounds at six to 18 months ... multiple factors involved in causing postpartum women to sleep less," she said. "These include just ...

Almost 1 quarter of Spanish women take antidepressants

... Atencin Primaria are striking: in Spain, 24% of women take antidepressants and more than 30% take ... in Madrid, tells SINC. The authors studied 121 women aged between 25 and 65, using family dysfunction ... Prez points out. The results show that 24% of women in Spain use antidepressants and 30.6%, ...

Look Good...Feel Better Launches Salon Awareness Campaign During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

... a national public service program created to help women cope with the appearance-related changes of ... program, which includes free workshops for women and teens coping with cancer treatment, and ... dedicate their time to teach workshops that help women with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem ...

Elevated Insulin Levels Linked to Breast Cancer

... Study finds strong association in postmenopausal women THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- Postmenopausal women with elevated insulin levels may be at higher ... risk." Kabat's team examined data on 5,450 women who took part in the Women's Health Initiative, a ...

Survey Reveals Women Aren't Doing All They Can to Support Breast Health

... survey unveiled that although a large majority of women know there are simple steps they can take to support breast health, few women are taking the necessary actions. What's more, 80 percent of the women surveyed have been personally affected by breast ...
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