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2011-06-06 20:05:44

Wrinkles are a telltale sign of aging, and they might also be able to predict a woman's bone fracture risk, according to Yale School of Medicine researchers who report in a new study that the severity and distribution of skin wrinkles and overall skin quality could tell the story of bone mineral density in early menopausal women. The findings will be presented June 6 at the Endocrine Society Meeting in Boston, Mass., by Lubna Pal, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics,...

2011-06-06 14:57:26

Buffalo enrolled more women than any other study site Today's major announcement at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting that the drug exemestane significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer in high-risk, postmenopausal women is the result of an international, randomized double-blind phase III clinical trial in which University at Buffalo researchers and hundreds of Western New York women played a critical role. The findings will be published online June 4 at 11:30 a.m....

2011-06-06 14:43:10

Women with a healthy body weight before and after diagnosis of breast cancer are more likely to survive the disease long term, a new study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston. The study, conducted in nearly 4,000 breast cancer survivors, found that obesity is strongly linked to death due to breast cancer. In particular, overweight or obese women with a history of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, but not those with...

2011-06-03 12:32:48

Patterns of radiation usage in breast conserving therapy for women 70 years and older with stage I breast cancer are changing: more women are opting for radioactive implants and those with estrogen positive tumors are opting out of radiation therapy, according to an abstract being presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital researchers on Saturday, June 4. The abstract (#6094) received an ASCO Merit Award. In another...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNVI), a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatments for women's health and cancer, today announced it will be presenting data from the Phase 2 clinical trial of their lead drug candidate for postmenopausal symptoms, Menerba((TM)) (also known as MF101), to the international community at the 13th Annual World Congress on Menopause in Rome, Italy on June 11, 2011. The...

2011-05-31 06:55:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Carter of Atlanta Liposuction and Medical Spas - http://atlanta-liposuction.com - announced the addition of low testosterone treatment for males to his services. Low testosterone treatment has become in demand as awareness about andropause, known as "male menopause," has increased. Men are realizing there is an answer to the symptoms of aging they are experiencing. They want to achieve and maintain the virility and vitality that they see...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Urobiologics LLC, a leader in bringing innovative reproductive technology into the world's households, provides an update in support of its PreGender pre-conception urine test. PreGender Test provides the simplest way for parents to ensure the birth of either a boy or a girl, without the expense and inconvenience of specialized medical clinics, interventions or programs. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 Urobiologics LLC is an internationally oriented business guided by executives and...

2011-05-19 13:48:56

A subset of breast cancer patients who have tumors overexpressing a protein called the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2 positive) may benefit from a combination of targeted treatments and may not need chemotherapy, said researchers from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine on behalf of the Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium in an abstract released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Jenny Chang, previously with...

2011-05-19 07:55:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your doctor has the hasty reaction that a woman in her 30s is too young for hormonal imbalances, you may wind up being misdiagnosed as suffering from anything from stress to absolutely nothing -- the "it's all in your head" diagnosis. The most common times in a woman's life to suffer from hormonal shifts and imbalances are between the ages of 35-55. So here 5 things you can do to get empowered to take charge of your own health and...

2011-05-18 13:58:55

ER-positive breast cancer patients whose tumors have active protein Stat5 have increased likelihood of responding to anti-estrogen therapy Cancer researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and an international team of collaborators have discovered a biomarker in breast cancer that may help identify which women will respond to anti-estrogen therapy. The research appears in the May 16 online issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Anti-estrogen drugs, most notably tamoxifen, are...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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