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Arimidex vs. Aromasin

Jun 12, 2018 , RxList
Arimidex (anastrozole) and Aromasin (exemestane) are nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Arimidex and Aromasin are often given to women whose cancer has progressed even after taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Soltamox)....
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Arimidex vs. Nolvadex

Jun 12, 2018 , RxList
Arimidex (anastrozole) and Nolvadex (tamoxifen citrate) are used to treat breast cancer. Arimidex is used in postmenopausal women and is often given to women whose cancer has progressed even after taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex, Soltamox)....
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Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip

Jun 10, 2018 , Reuters
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach fifty kilometers south of Dublin on Saturday for a world-record setting "skinny dip" to raise funds for a children’s cancer charity....
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Pro-life activists target rural Nepali women

Jun 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Pastor Soman Rai and his group of volunteers from Kathmandu walk to a small church in the village of Shilaprabat, in Sindhupalchock, an area left devastated by the deadly earthquakes that shook Nepal three years ago....
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Parsing Policy: Stop Ignoring Impending Funding Shortfalls For Medicare; New Birth Control Rules Defy Majority Of Women’s Needs

Jun 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages look at these and other health...
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Closing of oil and coal power plants linked to drop in preterm births

Jun 09, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The shuttering of eight oil- and coal-fueled electric plants in California was associated with a sizeable decrease in preterm births among women living nearby, researchers say....
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2-Drug Combo Could Help Some Women Through Miscarriage

Jun 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 2-Drug Combo Could Help Some Women Through MiscarriageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Why Women Struggle to Get The Right Diagnosis

Jun 09, 2018 , WebMD
Many women say they struggle to get a correct diagnosis from health care professionals, sometimes with serious...
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Inducing labor after 41-week pregnancy can save babies' lives

Jun 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who have not delivered by around 41 weeks are less likely to require cesarean section births or to have babies die if their labor is induced instead of letting nature take its course, a research review suggests....
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Blood Test Might Predict Preterm Birth

Jun 08, 2018 , WebMD
Quake's team found that, in women at increased risk of preterm delivery, the blood test predicted premature labor with 75 to 80 percent accuracy. According to Quake, that level of accuracy is good enough to be used in routine practice -- but more work is needed to see whether that performance holds up in larger...
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After surviving rape, inadequate forensics labs mean women wait years for justice in India

Jun 08, 2018 , CNN Health
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Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Steps Down Following Allegations About Misconduct Involving Women

Jun 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The company said it has plans to explore a sale or merger following Jonathan Bush's departure. In other health care industry news, CVS names a post-merger executive team and Fortive offers to buy a Johnson & Johnson business....
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Drug Combo Could Help Women Through Miscarriage

Jun 08, 2018 , WebMD
Each year, about one million women in the United States have miscarriages, according to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. In the final part of a miscarriage, the body should expel the pregnancy tissue. However, sometimes this does not occur and the patient is given the drug...
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Study Finds Older Patients Who Undergo Mammography Also Are More Likely to Pursue Other Preventive Tests

Jun 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Medicare patients who undergo mammography screening also are more likely to follow up with other recommended preventive services such as cervical cancer screenings or Pap smear, bone mass measurement or a flu vaccine, as compared to unscreened women, according to a new study led by researchers at NY......
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Research Scientist Scores Induction Into Women's Basketball Hall Of Fame

Jun 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Lisa Thomas thought her basketball days were over. For 19 years, the Cedars-Sinai laboratory investigator of inflammatory bowel disorders and immunobiology concentrated on studying the human microbiome—the ecosystem of microorganisms, bacteria, fungi and viruses that naturally live within the huma......
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Abortion not tied to increased risk of depression

Jun 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who have an abortion may be no more likely to develop depression than women who don't, a Danish study suggests....
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Automatic texting helps ease stress of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Jun 05, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A system of automated twice-daily texts and the ability to use text messaging to receive answers to questions about treatment helps relieve some of the stress of chemotherapy for women with breast cancer, researchers at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia reported Monday....
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Researchers Launch New Study To Determine Benefit Of Proactive Interventions In Reducing Premature Births

Jun 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers are launching the first study of its kind involving up to 10,000 women that will use a new test to identify those at risk for premature birth, and, in those with high risk, to evaluate the impact of early interventions designed to prolong their pregnancy and reduce the rate of premature ......
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Nearly 100 women suffered under dancing doctor's scalpel, lawyer says

Jun 05, 2018 , CNN Health
An attorney representing three women in cases against an Atlanta-area dermatologist known for singing and dancing while performing surgery says nearly 100 other women have contacted her office to claim they, too, suffered under the doctor's scalpel....
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Thousands of women with breast cancer may not need chemo, study says

Jun 05, 2018 , CNBC Health
Thousands of women could skip painful and detrimental chemotherapy in treating early-stage breast cancer, according to a groundbreaking...
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