DUBLIN and SAN FRANCISCO October 16, 2018 – Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a global nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company with a mission of expanding access to quality medicines, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Medicines360’s Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to extend the duration […]Continue Reading ...
Traditionally many health-related research projects focused only on males, assuming that females’ bodies would respond the same way to a given intervention or drug. But more and more often scientists are uncovering important distinctions between men’s and women’s health, pointing to the need for dedicated attention to understand the intricacies of the differences. The Building […]Continue Reading ...
According to an online survey, although healthcare providers (HCPs) report sharing crucial information on bacterial vaginosis (BV) with patients, the associated risks of the condition remain a mystery to many women, indicating a significant disconnect. With BV known to be the most prevalent gynecologic infection in the U.S., affecting 21 million women each year, it’s […]Continue Reading ...
A new study led by York University researchers has found that fluoride levels in urine are twice as high for pregnant women living in Canadian cities where fluoride is added to public drinking water as for those living in cities that do not add fluoride to public water supplies. The study “Community Water Fluoridation and […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Being obese or overweight during pregnancy can result in serious health problems for the mother and child. Obstetricians are often reluctant to recommend restricted weight gain for pregnant women due to safety concerns for the baby and lack of time and tools to safely guide women in their weight control efforts. […]Continue Reading ...
Jason Carter, associate vice president for research development and professor of kinesiology and integrative physiology, is speaking at the 2018 National Institute of Health Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Research Conference on Sleep and the Health of Women in Bethesda, Maryland. He is participating in a presentation and panel discussion Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 8:35 […]Continue Reading ...
More than 20% of women aged 50-64 years and those aged 65-74 years with Medicare coverage reported paying out-of-pocket costs for their most recent screening mammogram, according to a study led by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Among uninsured women aged 50-64 years, almost 40% reported out-of-pocket payments for screening […]Continue Reading ...
A pilot study has found that pregnant women who have suffered from depression or bipolar disorder (i.e. both mania and depression) recognize babies’ faces and how babies laugh or cry, differently to healthy controls. This happens even if they are not currently experiencing depressive or manic symptoms and may represent an early risk-factor for children […]Continue Reading ...
The number one medical complication of pregnancy and childbirth for mothers is depression and/or anxiety, with one in seven women suffering from a mood disorder during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Further, substance-use disorder remains one of the most pressing public health issues in Rhode Island, and pregnant and postpartum women are not immune. Each […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — While rates of colon cancer have declined among people 50 and older, they’re on the rise for younger Americans. Now, new research suggests widening waistlines may be one reason why. In the study, women aged 20 to 49 who were overweight or obese had up to twice the risk for […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 — Black women have the highest risk of life-threatening birth complications in the United States, a new study finds. Compared to whites, black women had a 70 percent higher rate of major birth problems, the University of Michigan researchers reported. “Celebrities like Serena Williams who have shared their birth-related emergency stories […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study of women giving birth in Massachusetts found a higher level of opioid use disorder than have studies conducted in other states. In a paper published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, the research team—consisting of investigators from the Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) and several academic medical centers, […]Continue Reading ...
Today, Celmatix, a next-generation women’s health company, has announced a commercial agreement with Oncotest-Teva Ltd, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) in Israel to bring the Fertilome test, the world’s first multigene panel test for a woman’s reproductive health and fertility, to the Israeli market. This partnership, which brings together two pioneers […]Continue Reading ...
Older women who suffer vertebral fractures rarely attract the attention of health care providers. A dissertation at Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden, throws new light on a group of individuals with chronic pain as a constant companion. “We must become more aware of these women and take their experiences of pain seriously,” says Hilda Svensson, district nurse […]Continue Reading ...
A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease. Professor Patricia Kissinger and a team of researchers found the recommended single dose of medication isn’t enough to eliminate trichomoniasis, the most common curable STD, […]Continue Reading ...
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