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Melanoma on the rise among young women in the US

21 Jul 2008 – General Womens News
A review of 30 years of surveillance and epidemiological records shows that incidence of melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer, is increasing among young Caucasian women but not among young … – more

Reducing cancer patients’ swollen side effect of treatment

20 Jul 2008 – General Womens News
It is a side effect of cancer treatment often hidden away and rarely spoken about, but secondary lymphoedema* (or the chronic, often painful swelling of body parts) can have a debilitating impact on … – more

Australian women urged to be ‘breast aware’

18 Jul 2008 – Hot Womens Topics
National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre is urging Australian women to be ‘breast aware’ and to report any changes in the look or feel of their breasts to their general practitioner … – more

Intervention needed for Asian mothers, babies

17 Jul 2008 – General Womens News
A major international study involving the University of Adelaide has shown that intervention is needed in South-East Asia to improve the health of pregnant women and their babies and prevent child … – more

Research program aims to improve severe trauma survival rates

16 Jul 2008 – General Womens News
A method of resuscitation for victims of severe traumatic injury will be the subject of a clinical trial to be undertaken by a team of Orange County emergency care providers. – more

6 of every 100 patients die in hospital due to adverse drug reaction

14 Jul 2008 – Hot Womens Topics
UGR News Six of every 100 patients who die in hospital do so as a consequence of an adverse drug reaction or, in other words, a fatal reaction to medicines. Those are the conclusions of a research … – more

Much can be gleaned from reaction to baby’s smile

14 Jul 2008 – Hot Womens Topics
The baby’s smile that gladdens a mother’s heart also lights up the reward centres of her brain, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears in the journal Pediatrics … – more

Hand washing saves newborn lives

14 Jul 2008 – Effective Womens Treatments
Washing hands with soap and water in preparation for delivery significantly reduced the risk of death for infants within the first month of life, according to a study in Nepal conducted by … – more

Newborn vitamin a reduces infant mortality

14 Jul 2008 – Effective Womens Treatments
A single, oral dose of vitamin A, given to infants shortly after birth in the developing world can reduce their risk of death by 15 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Johns … – more

Overweight, insulin resistant women at greater risk of advanced breast cancer diagnosis, says study

13 Jul 2008 – General Womens News
University of Melbourne researcher Dr Anne Cust was a key collaborator on an international study which will today be presented to the Population Health 2008 Conference in Brisbane. – more

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