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Helping Young Women Succeed in Today's Unpredictable World

Because the unexpected happens, www.WhatWillYourPlanBe.com offers post college-aged women expert guidance in career, financial planning and sexual health MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Many young women enter the "real world" expecting that life will go according to plan, particularly...

KGI Announces Second Annual Executive Education Conference for Women in Life Sciences

CLAREMONT, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) today announced that the second annual "Next Generation Bioscience Leaders: Executive Education for Women in the Life Science Industry" (NGBL) forum will be held Jan. 19-23, 2009, and will feature eight female CEOs of life ...

Amoena Helps Women Re-shape Their Lives After Breast Cancer Surgery

Surprisingly, a high percentage of women aren't aware of the advanced products that can help restore a positive body image ATLANTA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Women have more options than ever before when facing breast cancer. With early diagnosis, great strides have been made in treatm...

Video: Women Unsatisfied With Body and Breasts, Less Likely to Comply With Screenings, Including Mammography

The National Women's Health Resource Center's Breast Cancer Study Also Shows 82% of Women Do Not Know the #1 Risk Factor for Breast Cancer RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study by the not-for-profit National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), the nation's lea...

alli(TM) Partners with Breast Cancer Network of Strength(TM) to Support Women Challenged by Breast Cancer, Weight Loss or Both

Research Indicates Being Overweight Increases Risk of Breast Cancer PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Who knew that simply putting on 21 - 30 pounds between your teens and your 50s could increase your risk of breast cancer after menopause? Now that word is getting out about the link...

Global Study Shows That Majority of Women with Osteoporosis Do Not Consider Themselves at Higher Risk for Fractures

Study of More Than 60,000 Women Underscores Need for Better Understanding of Implications and Risks Associated with Osteoporosis MONTREAL, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Global Longitudinal study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) showed that 55 percent of women diagnosed with o...

Video: CSL Behring Provides $1.2M Grant for World's First Study of Postpartum Women with VWD, Common Bleeding Disorder

Goal is to determine whether therapy after childbirth for women with von Willebrand disease is needed and for how long KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring is providing a $1.2 million grant to fund a first-of-its kind, nationwide study that when completed could...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Congratulates Dr. Ramila Philip as One of PA's Best 50 Women in Business

HALIFAX, May 23 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, congratulates Dr. Ramila Philip for being recognized as one of Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women in Business. Dr. Ramila Philip, Co-Founder and President of Immunotope Inc., received the honors from...

72% of Women Are Dissatisfied With Their Current Treatment of Vaginal Infection, Survey Finds

Foamix Offers New Intravaginal Foam Technology with Improved Usability & Compliance NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the high incidence of women's health conditions that require intra-vaginal drug delivery and the abundance of intravaginal creams...

Mother's Day is Devastating for Women Facing Infertility

Genetics & IVF Institute Offers Tips for Coping with the Holiday FAIRFAX, Va., May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is excruciating for millions of women coping with infertility, which affects at least 6 million American women. "All of my clients dread Mother's Day," says Phyllis ...

Two Roche Women Honored as 2008 Tribute to Women and INdustry Awardees

NUTLEY, N.J., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Roche employees were recognized for their significant contributions to industry in New Jersey at the 34th Annual TWIN Awards Dinner held May 1, 2008. Honored were Jennifer Dudinak, Pharm.D., group director, Oncology, Drug Regulatory Affairs, and Sherrie ...

Gynecologic Oncologist, With Board Certification in GYN Oncology, OB/GYN, and Surgery Offers Women With Cancer the Newest Treatment Frontier: the Surgical Robot

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- For a woman facing gynecologic cancer surgery, her best chance for a successful outcome is to choose a gynecologic oncologist, a physician who has undergone extensive training in the surgical treatment of cancers of the female reproductive system...

pH Balanced RepHresh Vaginal Gel(R) now Available to Women in Canada Attacking Tough, Embarrassing Feminine Issues

CONCORD, Ontario, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Odor-fighting, RepHresh Vaginal Gel(R) is now available to women in Canada. With a reputation for candor and a mission to educate women about their feminine health, RepHresh Vaginal Gel has been raising consciousness and not pulling punches when it ...

Survey Shows Most Women Can't Separate Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Cervical Cancer Prevention

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) Encourages Women to Get Informed and Ask for Comprehensive Screening WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite growing awareness of HPV (human papillomavirus), the primary cause of cervical cancer, a new survey released ...

Federally-Funded Study Shows More Women Can Avoid Hysterectomy for Common Problem

CYPRESS, Calif., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A minimally invasive procedure called endometrial ablation is as effective as hysterectomy in solving a common female complaint called "dysfunctional uterine bleeding" or DUB, according to a new federally-funded study published in the Journal of Obstetr...

National Survey Shows Most Women Are Not Satisfied With Their Progesterone Treatment

First New Progesterone Supplement in a Decade Debuts As a More Convenient Treatment PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a nationwide survey of 350 women conducted on the American Fertility Association (AFA) Web site, few women undergoing an Assis...

Study Data Results Showed Desvenlafaxine Significantly Reduced Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopausal Women Versus Placebo

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), reported that new study data presented today at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) showed that women who received 100 mg/day or 150 mg/da...

KGI and Smith College Establish Leadership Forum for Women in Bioscience

CLAREMONT, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) today announced a partnership with Smith College to create the "Next Generation Bioscience Leaders" forum to help women managers advance in the life sciences industry. KGI will host the week-long forum from Jan. 13-18, ...

Panel to Discuss the Far-Ranging Effects and Consequences of Heart Disease, Which is the Leading Killer in Both Men and Women in the United States

CHARLIE ROSE SCIENCE SERIES Episode #9 - HEART DISEASE September 19, 2007 NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Pfizer Inc: WHAT: The upcoming episode of the Charlie Rose Science Series will discuss the global burden of cardiovascular disease, the leading...

Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

- Shown to be highly effective in strengthening bones and protecting against osteoporosis-related fractures, including spine and hip - Reclast reduced spine fractures by 70% and hip fractures by 41% compared to placebo in study published in New England Journal of Medicine - Unique once...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

MADISON A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineer and colleagues have developed a method that, applied in MRI scans of the breast, could spare some women with increased breast cancer risk the pain and stress of having to endure a biopsy of a questionable lump or lesion. The univers...

Noridian Medicare Now Covers Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novasys Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative therapies in women's health, announced today that Noridian Administrative Services, LLC, a regional Medicare carrier administering benefits in nine states, is now covering the non-surgical Renessa treatmen...

BioIQ Supports American Heart Month to Raise Awareness About Heart Disease, the #1 Killer of Women

Discounted Cholesterol Test Kits Help Women Detect Serious Health Problems While Making Charitable Donations SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Yes, the truth sometimes hurts. But when it comes to women's health, it's better to face the facts: one in four women in the United States...

AMITIZA(R) (lubiprostone) 8 mcg Now Available to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation in Adult Women

AMITIZA 8 mcg dose is the only widely available FDA-approved prescription medication for Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation BETHESDA, Md., and DEERFIELD, Ill., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMP ) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America,...

Novasys Medical Secures $49.5 Million in Series D Financing to Expand Commercialization of Its Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

NEWARK, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Novasys Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative therapies in women's health, announced today that it has secured $49.5 million in Series D preferred stock financing. The round was led by Versant Ventures, with ThreeArch Partners and Skyline Ventures also...

deCODE Discovers Gene Variants that May Help to Distribute the Work of Evolution between Men and Women

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) today report the discovery of two common, single-letter variants in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that regulate one of the principle motors of evolution. Versions of the two SNPs, l...

List of Key Midwest Biotech Women Grows

CHICAGO Like the sucessful blues women Bonnie Raitt and Susan Tedeschi, one key differentiating factor in Midwest biotech is the growing presence of a cadre of talented women executives. I identified an initial group in my April 7 column. Since then, I have noticed even more women who make up the ...

Are women opting out or shut out from career tracks?

When it comes to flexible work practices women are the proverbial canaries in the coal mine. If the disappearance of females from many corporate career tracks is any indication, the air must be pretty bad. A new Harvard Business Review article, " On Ramps and Off Ramps: Keeping Talented Women ...

Despite gains, women still face bias in science careers

Madison, Wis. -- Despite gains in the training of women scientists and the implementation of programs to help women overcome ingrained barriers, the career path of most women scientists at universities remains a difficult trek, fraught with roadblocks of bias, a sometimes chilly campus climate an...

Angel fund to focus on women and minority businesses

Madison, Wis. - Amid reports that high net worth women represent a largely untapped source of capital for start-up businesses, Wisconsin's first angel fund focusing on investments in women and minority-owned or managed businesses was officially launched at the State Capitol. The Wisconsin Wome...

More women needed in interface design

About a month ago, I wrote a post titled Worst Phone UI Ever, in which I vented my frustrations over the general lack of phone-ness on the Cingular 8125. Since that column, most people running start ups to develop mobile phone software and services have been a little sheepish when they come to ...

Learning from the big boys: With technology, women urged to go gradual

Madison, Wis. - Taking more women-owned businesses to the $1 million annual revenue level will require a number of resources and tools, perhaps none more important than information technology. That was one of the messages to come out of the recent Wisconsin Make Mine a Million program, where...

Research explains why women lack equal access to angel capital

Madison, Wis . - New research showing why women entrepreneurs receive less angel funding than their male counterparts comes as no surprise to the managers of a Wisconsin angel capital fund designed for women. The research, conducted by Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research ...

GE introduces compact ultrasound system for women

Waukesha, Wis. - A product billed as the world's first and only compact ultrasound system specifically for women's healthcare has received federal approval and now is commercially available in the United States. GE Healthcare , a $15 billion unit of General Electric Co., has received U.S. Fo...

MATC seeks to turn around falling tech enrollment among women

Madison, Wis. Instructors at Madison Area Technical College would like to see more women going into information technology careers. Over the last decade, the percentage of women in IT careers has declined from a high of 41 percent to 32 percent, said Janet Kelly, communications director for...

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

...romising results in the use of the AttoSense(TM) HPV test in the Journal of Virological Methods. Results from this study showed that as many as 15% of women in the study group determined to be negative for the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the cervix, via the most commonly used test for HPV DNA...

Elagolix Successful in Six Month Lilac Petal Study; Safety and Efficacy Confirmed in Patients With Endometriosis

... bone impact." From an efficacy standpoint, the exploratory daily pain scales for Dysmenorrhea and Non-Menstrual Pelvic Pain demonstrated that women had minimal endometriosis pain symptoms at month six (mean scores of approximately 0.5 for both doses and both of the 0-3 scales). The overall assessm...

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2009

...rom the Phase 2 study of single agent voreloxin in women with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer were also p...espectively. The preliminary median PFS for the 44 women who were both platinum resistant and also had fail...the fifth leading cause of cancer death overall in women behind lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic can...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...vastin((R)) in combination with Taxotere((R)) as a first line treatment for women with metastatic breast cancer, based on the results of the AVADO study. Fir...pivotal study will evaluate the product in association with chemotherapy in women with metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC), i.e. with a tumor th...

Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

...t treatment options share the common goal of saving and redistributing existing hairs," said Dr. Craig Ziering. "For the millions of men and women who grapple every day with their hair loss, the results of our HSC trial indicate the potential for a phenomenal treatment option that stimulates grow...
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