Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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 ...