Archive for Womens Health News



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MEGA GALLERY: The Week in Pictures, April 25

NOWRA: HUNDREDS of colourful balloons danced their way into the sky as a tribute to Nowra High student Sarah Blank, who died on Monday, April 7. THIRROUL: Land drops away sharply near a home between Corbett Avenue and Woodland Avenue at Thirroul overlooking McCauleys Beach

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Observer News Briefs – 4/24

Goodall library offers cultural perks Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main St., is now offering members free passes to several area cultural institutions. They include the Portland Museum of Art, Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth, N.H., Willowbrook Museum Village in Newfield and the Ogunquit Museum of American Art.

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News in Pictures

A special course in Tamil Language was conducted by the Maharagama Nenasala recently.

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Car dealer told 'go ahead, favour women'

Car dealer told it's OK to target women for jobs A Gold Coast car dealership will be able to specifically advertise for female staff without having to gain an exemption from the Anti-Discrimination Act, a tribunal has found.

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Car dealer told 'favour women'

Car dealer told it's OK to target women for jobs A Gold Coast car dealership will be able to specifically advertise for female staff without having to gain an exemption from the Anti-Discrimination Act, a tribunal has found.

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Concert assists cancer patient

JOHNSTOWN The family, friends and co-workers of Julie (Migut) Hanlin are conducting a fundraising concert to assist with expenses related to a recent cancer diagnosis. The concert will feature four area bands who will perform beginning at 9 p.m.

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Womens Health: U.S. Markets for Female Urinary Incontinence Therapies

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /Emag.co.uk/ Global Information Inc. announces the addition of a new market research report Womens Health: U.S. Markets for Female Urinary Incontinence Therapies at GIIResearch.com Incontinence may be defined as the involuntary loss of bladder or bowel control

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North Country Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The newsletter typically announces events in the next week. The calendar shows you events in the coming months.

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First Women Joining Palestinian Commando Unit – ABC News

Palestinian women in combat fatigues and headscarves rappelled down a six-story tower, fired assault rifles at imaginary terrorists and in a drill straight out of the movies bundled a would-be VIP into a car and sped off after a shooting. The 22 future commandos are trailblazers in a still largely male-dominated society, set to become the first female members of the Presidential Guards, a Palestinian elite force of 2,600 men

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Aspirin may prevent preeclampsia in pregnant women – CBS News

Taking low-dose "baby" aspirin during pregnancy may prevent a serious complication many women face, preeclampsia. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force today published a draft of their recommended guidelines and final evidence summary on prescribing low-dose aspirin as a preventive measure against preeclampsia for pregnant women at high risk for the condition

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Screening reveals additional link between endometriosis and ovarian cancer

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 4-Apr-2014 Contact: Allison Hydzik hydzikam@upmc.edu 412-559-2431 University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 Some women with endometriosis, a chronic inflammatory disease, are predisposed to ovarian cancer, and a genetic screening might someday help reveal which women are most at risk, according to a University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) study, in partnership with Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI). Monday at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014, UPCI and MWRI researchers will present the preliminary results of the first comprehensive immune gene profile exploring endometriosis and cancer.

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St Albans commuters encouraged to get on their bikes

St Albans commuters encouraged to get on their bikes 10:08am Friday 28th March 2014 in News By Frazer Ansell Newly released data from the 2011 census shows St Albans is still lagging behind in the proportion of cycling commuters. According to the new figures, just 1.7 per cent of working people in the district use a bicycle to get to work. The figure is up from 1.4 per cent in 2001, it's still way behind the figure for most other comparable local authorities.

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Philippine Sex Ed Comes Via Video and Text Message

Credit: Andrionni Ribo on Flickr, under Creative Commons MANILA, Philippines (WOMENSENEWS)--Fifteen-year-old Rita Carlos believed jumping three times after sex would prevent pregnancy because her partner had told her so.

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For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters

MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Where you're treated for ovarian or other gynecologic cancers makes a difference. Women with these conditions live more than a year longer on average if they're treated at hospitals that deal with a large number of these cancers, according to a new study.

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Breast cancer patients in need of more psychological support

21.03.2014 - (idw) University of Gothenburg For women who are suffering from breast cancer, concern for their children is the greatest source of worry. A researcher at The University of Gothenburg in Sweden has shown this, and believes that women who are at the earliest stage of the treatment should be offered support by a psychologist or a social worker. One out of every ten women in Sweden is affected by breast cancer at some time in her life

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MASTECTOMY – Video

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MASTECTOMY WOMENS HEALTH NEWS, BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR NEWS. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. By: Crossdresser Breast Forms

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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday: ONE IN 10 UNINSURED PENNSYLVANIANS HAVE SIGNED UP FOR COVERAGE UNDER FEDERAL INSURANCE REFORMS Nationally, the government says some 4.2 million people signed up for health insurance through March 1. But federal officials say they don't know how many of those who signed up were previously uninsured.

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Woman Files Lawsuit Against Hospital After Accusation Of Opiate Use

CBS Pittsburgh (con't) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSPittsburgh.com/ACA Health News & Information: CBSPittsburgh.com/Health OAKLAND (KDKA) When a Brighton Heights woman welcomed her first child into the world at Magee-Womens Hospital back in June, she says she was violated and humiliated fearing her baby would be taken away. Rachael Devore had an induced delivery June 24, 2013 at 11:18 p.m

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Healthy Eating May Reduce the Risk of Preterm Delivery

10.03.2014 - (idw) University of Gothenburg A diet based on fruits and vegetables, whole grain products and some types of fish seems to reduce the risk of preterm delivery.

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Women empowerment over 'chai': Narendra Modi

New Delhi, March 8: Today's Chai pe charcha with Narendra Modi will be as special as the Womens' Day. The second round of the 'Charcha', organised across India, will deal with women empowerment, apart from issues related to women

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Women empowerment over 'chai': Narendra Modi (Live)

image-08-narednra-modi-latest.jpg news.oneindia.in}New Delhi, March 8: Today's Chai pe charcha with Narendra Modi will be as special as the Womens' Day. The second round of the 'Charcha', organised across India, will deal with women empowerment, apart from issues related to women. This interactive session will throw light on a host of topics related to women and the challenges they are facing in different aspects of life.

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Ahead of International Womens Day, UN asks men to stand up and deliver on human rights for all

7 March 2014 On the eve of International Womens Day, the United Nations has launched the He for She campaign urging men to stand up for the rights of their mothers, sisters and daughters, while top UN officials stressed that human rights for girls and women are not a dream but a duty of all.

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UN health agency issues guidance on access to contraceptive information, services

6 March 2014 With preparations under way to mark International Womens Day this Saturday, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today released a set of recommendations for countries to ensure that women, girls and couples have access to the tools needed to avoid unwanted pregnancies, thereby improving health and allowing for better family planning. Ensuring availability and accessibility to the information and services they need is crucial, not only to protect their rights, but also their health, said Dr.

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Taboos Around Menstruation Are Hurting Women's Health

Details Published on Friday, 07 March 2014 17:23 /SmithsonianIN BBC Magazine and the documentary Menstrual Man, we're introduced to the story of self-taught, DIY inventor Arunachalam Muruganantham. It's a classic feel-good story: Muruganantham triumphs over skepticism and other obstacles to create a homemade sanitary pad manufacturing device that's bringing low-cost, locally made menstrual hygiene products to rural India. This issue is much, much bigger than one man's quirky and inspiring story: strong stigmas around periods may be affecting everything from gender inequality and economic disparity to the prevalence of serious diseases like cervical cancer

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Africa: Two Studies Advance HIV Prevention Options for Women

Silver Spring, Md First combination ARV vaginal ring and ARV film demonstrate safety, hold promise for further development Two early clinical studies of novel HIV prevention products for women the first combination antiretroviral (ARV) vaginal ring and a vaginal film show the products to be safe and open the door to product improvements that could expand options for women-initiated prevention tools. The results of both studies were presented today at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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