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April 21, 2014

First Genetic Variant Identified in Difficult Breast Cancer Cases

By Heather MacGibbon In a new UK comprehensive study published in the journal PLOS Genetics, scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the […]
April 15, 2014

Risk of Osteoporosis Higher for those with Sleep Apnea

By Heather MacGibbon For many women osteoporosis is a serious concern. Many things can contribute to bone loss as women age – but a new study […]
February 25, 2014

New Study Recommends Early Ovarian Removal for Women with BRACA1 Mutation

By Heather MacGibbon A new Study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology February, 2014 recommends removal of a patient’s ovaries by age 35 for women […]
February 11, 2014

New Stroke Guidelines for Women Announced

By Heather MacGibbon While the overall mortality rate from strokes has decreased over the year’s women still suffer more strokes, go undiagnosed longer and have a […]
February 10, 2014

Partner Violence Linked to Increased Risk of HIV Infection

  By Heather MacGibbon A recent study at The Miriam Hospital and the University of Rochester found a definitive link between violence among intimate/domestic sexual partners […]
January 22, 2014

Treatment of Abnormal Pap Smears Does Not Eliminate Cancer Risks As Women Age

By Heather MacGibbon   Pap smear testing – also called Cytology screening to prevent cervical cancer has been one of the great medical success stories in […]
December 9, 2013

Osteoporosis Drugs Compared in New Study

By Heather MacGibbon Science Daily reports a new study releases December 2, 2013 comparing the efficacy and tolerability of two popular osteoporosis drugs, denosumab and zoledronic […]