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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 that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of FY2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Friday, Aug...

UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) Even with the demands of surgical careers, most surgeons would still choose their profession again. Women surgeons, however, are far more likely to postpone having children or to not have children at all and would prefer more flexibility in their work schedules, a national su...

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 announced that Fortune has ranked FHC eighth among the top 100 fastest-growing publicly traded small companies in America. Fortune's annual top-100 list rates companies with revenues of less than $...

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

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (Nasdaq: FHCO ) today announced that it has been added to the Russell 2000(R) Index after the Russell Investment Group reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 26th, 2009. The Russel...

MassMutual Survey: Female Cancer Survivors Better Prepared Financially Than Other Women For Life's Unexpected Events

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who have experienced cancer have some timely advice on National Cancer Survivors Day for women who haven't: it's important -- and comforting -- to get your financial plans in order. That's the lesson suggested by new data from a survey conduct...

The Female Health Company Switches to the NASDAQ Stock Market

CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the decision to switch the listing of its common stock from the NYSE AMEX LLC to the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC. Effective as of the opening of trading on T...

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

Operating Income Rises 172% to Record $2.3 Million CHICAGO, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Second quarter highlights: 172% Operating Profit Increase to $2.3 Million Gross Profit Margin widens to 53% of net revenues vs. 42% in prior year quarter 46...

Northshore Chicago Plastic Surgeon is the First Female President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF)

Northshore Chicago plastic surgeon Laurie Casas, MD is the new President of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF). New York, NY (Vocus) May 5, 2009 -- Northshore Chicago plastic surgeon Laurie Casas, MD is the new President of the Aesthetic Sur...

Video: New Survey Finds 97 Percent of Women Understand Weight Increases Heart Disease Risk - The Leading Cause of Female Death in the United States - Yet 55 Percent Remain Overweight

Actress Caitlin Van Zandt Joins Health Education Campaign to Share Her Weight-Loss Journey and Inspire Other Women to Live Heart Healthy WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Until last year, actress Caitlin Van Zandt of "Guiding Light" and "The Sopranos" was one of the 35 million obese women in ...

U.S. Market for Female Sterilization Devices to Grow 36% in 2009

Total U.S. Market for Women's Health Devices Worth $2.1 Billion in 2008 VANCOUVER, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - According to two market research reports by iData Research ( www.idataresearch.net ) - an international medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research firm - the U.S. market for ...

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 announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the second quarter and first half of FY2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Friday, May 8, 2009. The Compan...

New Data Presented at AUA's Annual Conference Prove GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel is an Effective, Safe Option for Female Overactive Bladder (OAB) Patients

- First and Only Topical Gel for OAB to Launch in U.S. Next Month - CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data to be presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Conference show that GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel significantly improves symptoms of OAB and...

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 collaboration with HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) (formerly Hindustan Latex Limited) has been successful in w...

Male Cosmetic Surgery Slows Down While Female Cosmetic Surgery Advances

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2008 Procedural Survey shows a 2% decrease in male cosmetic surgery CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in several years, male cosmetic surgery has declined 2% during 2008. The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), a...

Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility

Kisspeptin spurs healthy ovulation, researchers explain TUESDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- A hormone called kisspeptin may offer a new treatment for infertility, according to British researchers who found that the hormone can activate the release of sex hormones that control the men...

Studying the female form

Researchers in Japan have turned to mathematics to build a computerized 3D model of the female trunk that could help lingerie and other clothes designers make more sensuous, comfortable, and better fitting product ranges. According to Kensuke Nakamura of Kyoto Institute of Technology and Takao ...

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 announced plans to install six more production lines for its FC2 Female Condom(TM), increasing its annualized FC2 production capacity in Malaysia from 30 million units to approximately 75-80...

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

Center for Health and Gender Equity Applauds Expansion of HIV Prevention Options for Women and Men Worldwide WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted regulatory approval to the FC2 female condom, a lower-cost, second generati...

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 announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss the FDA's Approval of the FC2 Female Condom(R) on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT). The Company announced i...

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

Lower Cost Female Condom Increases Access to Woman-Initiated Protection Against HIV/AIDS CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) today announced approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company's FC2 Female Condom(R)...

The Female Health Company Expands and Extends Its Stock Repurchase Program

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) announced today that its stock repurchase program has been expanded to 3,000,000 shares and extended until December 31, 2010. The program was initiated in January 2007 to repurchase up to 1,000,000 shares of...

The Female Health Company Reports First Quarter Operating Results, as Gross Profit Margins Widen on Increasing Sales of FC2 Female Condom(R)

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC), which manufactures and markets the FC and FC2 Female Condoms(R), today reported its operating results for the first quarter of FY2009. While unit sales increased during the three months ended Dec...

The Female Health Company Schedules First Quarter Conference Call for February 10, 2009

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the first quarter of FY2009 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EST) on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. The Company plan...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes Unanimously that FC2 Female Condom(R) is Approvable

CHICAGO, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Advisory Committee has unanimously voted that the company's second-generation female condom, the FC2 Femal...

Surprising Results on Smoking Research Hispanic Versus White Female Smokers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first scientific study on the relationship between smoking and respiratory disease among Hispanic versus non-Hispanic white (NHW) women revealed that NHW women smokers were at greater risk of developing airflow obstruction and diminished lung ...

Latin American and U.S. Latina Women Unite to Demand Access to the Female Condom

World AIDS Day Statement Highlights Women's Unmet Needs for HIV Prevention, Calls on Governments to Increase Investment in Family Planning Methods (Para tener acceso a una copia completa de la declaracion en castellano, vaya al sitio www.preventionnow.net .) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /...

The Female Health Company Schedules Year End FY2008 Conference Call for December 1, 2008

CHICAGO, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (Amex: FHC ) today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EST) on Monday, December 1, 2008. The Company...

Surprisingly, female models have negative effect on men

COLUMBIA, Mo. Many studies have shown that media images of female models have had a negative impact on how woman view their own bodies, but does this same effect hold true when men view male models? A leading researcher of media effects on body image at the University of Missouri looked at the ef...

Large-Scale Survey Reveals Low Sexual Desire Most Common Distressing Female Sexual Problem, Affecting Up to One in 10 Women

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from PRESIDE (Prevalence of Female Sexual Problems Associated with Distress and Determinants of Treatment Seeking), the largest survey assessing the prevalence of female sexual problems, show that low sexual desire is the most commonly reporte...

Sexual Trauma Haunts Many Female Vets

Study found 1 in 7 from Iraq, Afghanistan who sought medical care were victims TUESDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Shedding light on the challenges facing women in the military, a new study shows that more than one in seven female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans seeking VA medical care ...

The Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Expands to Springfield, Missouri, and Reaches a New All-Time Ratings High for Female Listenership

Arbitron Reports that Cary Hall's Health Insurance Program Gains Yet another Major Rise in Listeners. Affordable Health Insurance and Health Care Solutions Particularly Attractive to Women. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 28, 2008 -- The Health Insurance Advocate Radio ...

Reese Witherspoon Visits Brazil to Spread Message of Female Empowerment as Avon's Global Ambassador

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Global Ambassador, Reese Witherspoon, will travel to Sao Paulo, Brazil to celebrate the success of the company's first-ever global fundraising product, the Women's Empowerment Bracelet, which has sold 1.5 million since launching in March. Reese...

UNC study: Two-thirds of severe sports injuries to female students due to cheerleading

CHAPEL HILL A new report on severe sporting injuries among high school and college athletes shows cheerleading appears to account for a larger proportion of all such injuries than previously thought. The latest annual report from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-based National ...

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

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (Amex: FHC ) today announced that it has been added to the Russell Microcap(R) Index after the Russell Investment Group reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, 2008. The Russell Mic...

Improving university recruitment process may increase female surgical faculty, study finds

CHICAGO (June 26, 2008) New research published in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that improving the university recruitment strategy and process could raise the number of women faculty in medicine. The study also suggests that specific procedural steps co...

New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Awards 2 Million Unit Bid to The Female Health Company

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (Amex: FHC ) announced it has received a bid award for two million FC female condoms from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The Company expects shipments to begin immediately, at the direction of the...

Menstruation Cessation in Female Teen Athletes May Be Caused by Hormone

Ghrelin levels key to reduced estrogen in adolescents MONDAY, June 16 (HealthDay News) -- A method for predicting which teenage female athletes are at risk to stop menstruating -- an important factor in causing the bones to lose mass -- may have been found, according to a prelimina...

Is Female Sexual Dysfunction a Myth?

BRISTOL, England, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Survey Offers Hope to Millions of Couples Seeking a Better Sex Life Women who fear they are sexually dysfunctional will be relieved by the preliminary results of a new study that demonstrates that effective pelvic floor exercises can help wome...

The Female Health Company Reports 267% Increase in Second Quarter Earnings

Diluted E.P.S. of $0.07 in First Half of FY2008 Second quarter highlights: - 20% Revenue Increase - 31% Gross Profit Increase - 137% Operating Profit Increase - 267% 'Bottom line'...

Study: Most female child molesters were victims of sexual abuse

Athens, Ga. A University of Georgia study that is the first to systematically examine a large sample of female child molesters finds that many of them were themselves victims of sexual abuse as children. The finding, published in the April issue of the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, has th...
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