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2009-11-13 14:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lysteda tablets (tranexamic acid), the first non-hormonal product cleared to treat heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Lysteda works by stabilizing a protein that helps blood to clot. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Heavy menstrual bleeding is reported each year by about 3 million U.S. women of reproductive age. Women with uterine fibroids may experience...

2009-10-01 16:58:00

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new indication for Mirena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding in women who choose to use intrauterine contraception as their method of contraception. Mirena provides an effective, non-surgical option for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding and is the first...

2009-10-01 16:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mirena (levonorgestrel intrauterine system) to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in women who use intrauterine contraception as their method of pregnancy prevention. This is the first intrauterine device approved by the FDA for this additional indication. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Mirena was approved as a contraceptive by the FDA in 2000. It is...

2009-07-27 13:36:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced the publication in Fertility and Sterility of data from a Phase 3 clinical study that showed that the investigational compound bazedoxifene/conjugated estrogens (BZA/CE) significantly reduced the frequency and severity of hot flushes and improved measures of vaginal atrophy when compared to placebo. In this study, uterine bleeding was not statistically different from...

2009-07-13 09:00:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced the publication of data that supported daily and twice-weekly use of PREMARIN((R)) (conjugated estrogens) Vaginal Cream 0.5 g to relieve some of the bothersome symptoms of moderate-to-severe vulvar and vaginal atrophy, including painful intercourse (dyspareunia). This study evaluated the efficacy of two low-dose regimens of conjugated estrogens (CE) cream (0.5 g daily and...

2008-10-23 09:00:10

Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) has signed an agreement with the Perinatology Research Branch (PRB) of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) for collaboration in Columbia Laboratories' ongoing PREGNANT (PROCHIEVE Extending GestatioN A New Therapy) Study of PROCHIEVE(R) 8% (progesterone gel) to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a short cervix at mid-pregnancy. The PRB is headed by Roberto Romero, MD. "The NICHD...

2008-09-09 00:00:07

Infertility problems, caused by polycystic ovary syndrome may be helped by acupuncture, a U.S. researcher suggests. University of Virginia Health System's Lisa Pastore reports preliminary results in a trial in which she showed acupuncture may help women with PCOS -- a disease that causes hormone imbalances that interfere with ovulation and can cause infertility. "Over the last year we have seen women who never had a regular menstrual cycle start having regular periods. We can also boast...

2008-08-19 03:00:13

Geneva, Switzerland, 19 August 2008 - PregLem SA, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company specialized in reproductive medicine, today announced the start of an international Phase III clinical trial program for PGL4001 (ulipristal) in symptomatic uterine myoma, a common benign solid tumor of the genital tract in women of reproductive age. PGL4001, an orally active, selective progesterone receptor modulator, was shown in a previous Phase II study to be well...

2007-11-18 06:00:35

By De Barros Filho, Adelmo M B Barbosa, Ione C; Maia, Hugo Jr; Genes, Consuelo C; Coutinho, Elsimar M Abstract A retrospective review of the medical records of 258 postmenopausal patients using estradiol and testosterone implants as combined hormone therapy was carried out to evaluate the effects of testosterone on the endometrium after two years of continuous use. Endometrial thickness was measured by ultrasonography. Histology was performed on samples of thickened endometria obtained...

2007-04-11 03:00:00

NIGHT SWEATS Most night sweats which can be severe enough to drench the sheets are caused by anxiety or stress. But they can sometimes be a sign of serious underlying illnesses such as TB and cancer of the lymph system (lymphoma). A MOUTH ULCER THAT HASN'T HEALED WITHIN THREE WEEKS Normal mouth ulcers should heal within two to three weeks. Any that don't may be cancerous and should be shown to your doctor or dentist. Smokers and drinkers are most at risk from mouth cancer. LOSS OF HEIGHT...