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News & Events

Future Events

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Past Events

Path to Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Women: Bladder Health
Date: February 14-15, 2014
Place: Washington, D.C.
Visit the Conference Web site to register

Gender Summit 3
Date: November 13-15, 2013
Place: Washington, D.C.
Visit the Conference Web site to register

10th Anniversary Interdisciplinary Women's Health Research Symposium
Date: October 24, 2013
Place: Masur Auditorium (Building 10), NIH Campus

Women's Health 2013: The 21st Annual Congress
Date: March 22-24, 2013
Place: Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.
Visit Conference Web site to register

Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
NIH Consensus Development Program
Date: March 4-6, 2013
Place: Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), NIH Campus
Visit Conference Web site to register to attend in-person or for webinar

What Do We Know About Hormonal Therapy and Women's Health?
Report from the Women's Health Initiative
Date: Monday, January 28, 2013
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Place: Conference Rooms B1 & B2, Neuroscience Center (6001 Executive Blvd)

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March 2014


News releases from NIH News

Two Surgeries for Pelvic Prolapse Found Similarly Effective, Safe
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(3/11/14)

High Plasticizer Levels In Males Linked to Delayed Pregnancy for Female Partners
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(3/5/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy
(3/21/2014, HealthDay)

Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70
(3/21/2014, HealthDay)

Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
(3/20/2014, HealthDay)

Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
(3/20/2014, HealthDay)

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
(3/20/2014, HealthDay)

Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke
(3/19/2014, HealthDay)

Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes
(3/19/2014, HealthDay)

Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men
(3/17/2014, HealthDay)

FDA Panel Recommends HPV Test as Replacement for Pap Smear
(3/13/2014, HealthDay)

HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC
(3/13/2014, HealthDay)

Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
(3/13/2014, HealthDay)

Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk
(3/12/2014, HealthDay)

Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure
(3/12/2014, HealthDay)

Excess Weight a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer
(3/11/2014, HealthDay)

Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests
(3/11/2014, HealthDay)

Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
(3/11/2014, HealthDay)

Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies
(3/6/2014, HealthDay)

Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
(3/6/2014, HealthDay)

Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
(3/5/2014, HealthDay)

Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
(3/4/2014, HealthDay)

Women Still Left Out of Medical Research
(3/3/2014, HealthDay)

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February 2014


News releases from NIH News

NIH Study Finds Regular Aspirin Use May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
(2/6/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy
(2/14/2014, HealthDay)

Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease
(2/14/2014, HealthDay)

Dialysis Benefits Pregnant Women with Kidney Disease, Study Finds
(2/13/2014, HealthDay)

Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
(2/13/2014, HealthDay)

Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth
(2/13/2014, HealthDay)

Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends
(2/12/2014, HealthDay)

Double Mastectomy May Benefit Some Women with Inherited Breast Cancer
(2/12/2014, HealthDay)

1 in 14 Women Worldwide Has Been Sexually Assaulted
(2/12/2014, HealthDay)

Gene Exam Might Predict Breast Cancer Progression
(2/11/2014, HealthDay)

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls
(2/11/2014, HealthDay)

Women Do Prefer Taller Guys, Study Finds
(2/11/2014, HealthDay)

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
(2/10/2014, HealthDay)

Sex Is Important to Many Midlife Women
(2/10/2014, HealthDay)

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls with Serious Mental Illness
(2/10/2014, HealthDay)

Expanded DNA Testing Might Allow Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment
(2/7/2014, HealthDay)

Running Might Beat Walking for Breast Cancer Survivors
(2/7/2014, HealthDay)

Low Vitamin D Could Up Risk for Birth Complication
(2/4/2014, HealthDay)

Epidural May Beat Patient-Controlled Painkiller for Childbirth, Study Finds
(2/3/2014, HealthDay)

HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Young Girls
(2/3/2014, HealthDay)

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January 2014


News from MedlinePlus

Abused Women Vulnerable to Unsafe Sex Practices
(1/31/2014, HealthDay)

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses
(1/31/2014, HealthDay)

For Many Women, Hot Flashes Last 10 Years or More After Menopause
(1/31/2014, HealthDay)

Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results
(1/30/2014, HealthDay)

Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy Tied to Lower Glaucoma Risk
(1/30/2014, HealthDay)

High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
(1/29/2014, HealthDay)

HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
(1/27/2014, HealthDay)

Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
(1/27/2014, HealthDay)

Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer
(1/20/2014, HealthDay)

Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
(1/17/2014, HealthDay)

Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women
(1/17/2014, HealthDay)

Media Focus on Obesity May Backfire for Some Women
(1/16/2014, HealthDay)

Postpartum Depression Often Linked to Long-Term Woes, Review Suggests
(1/16/2014, HealthDay)

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Risk of Lung Disorder in Babies
(1/15/2014, HealthDay)

Precancerous Cells on Cervix Tied to Higher Risk of Disease, Death
(1/15/2014, HealthDay)

Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study
(1/14/2014, HealthDay)

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters
(1/14/2014, HealthDay)

U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening for All Pregnant Women
(1/13/2014, HealthDay)

Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
(1/8/2014, HealthDay)

Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
(1/8/2014, HealthDay)

Breast-Feeding Might Reduce Moms' Odds of Rheumatoid Arthritis
(1/7/2014, HealthDay)

Study Suggests Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions
(1/7/2014, HealthDay)

High Blood Pressure May Be Worse for Women
(1/6/2014, HealthDay)

Many Hispanic Women Unaware of Heart Disease Risk Factors
(1/6/2014, HealthDay)

Greater Health Spending Helps Men More Than Women, Study Finds
(1/3/2014, HealthDay)

Can Bacterial Infections During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?
(1/2/2014, HealthDay)

Many Women Still Have Pain One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery
(1/2/2014, HealthDay)

Novel Osteoporosis Drug Could Change Treatment: Study
(1/2/2014, HealthDay)

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