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Future Events

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Past Events

Sex Differences in Neuroscience: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives
Date: May 14, 2014
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place: Lipsett Amphitheater, NIH Clinical Center (Building 10)

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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August 2014


News from MedlinePlus

Older Women with Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
(8/1/2014, HealthDay)

Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
(8/1/2014, HealthDay)

Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows
(8/1/2014, HealthDay)

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July 2014


News releases from NIH News

New Treatment Increases Pregnancy Rate for Women with Infertility Disorder
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(7/10/14)

NIH Study Finds Extreme Obesity May Shorten Life Expectancy Up to 14 Years
(National Cancer Institute)
(7/8/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts
(7/28/2014, HealthDay)

Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate
(7/27/2014, HealthDay)

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
(7/24/2014, HealthDay)

Gene Study Gives New Insight into Puberty in Girls
(7/23/2014, HealthDay)

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
(7/22/2014, HealthDay)

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer
(7/22/2014, HealthDay)

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
(7/21/2014, HealthDay)

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
(7/18/2014, HealthDay)

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
(7/18/2014, HealthDay)

Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
(7/17/2014, HealthDay)

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients
(7/16/2014, HealthDay)

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
(7/15/2014, HealthDay)

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection
(7/11/2014, HealthDay)

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
(7/10/2014, HealthDay)

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
(7/9/2014, HealthDay)

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility
(7/9/2014, HealthDay)

Exercising Moms-To-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
(7/9/2014, HealthDay)

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk
(7/8/2014, HealthDay)

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women
(7/8/2014, HealthDay)

Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size
(7/7/2014, HealthDay)

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
(7/7/2014, HealthDay)

Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
(7/7/2014, HealthDay)

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
(7/4/2014, HealthDay)

'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
(7/2/2014, HealthDay)

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
(7/1/2014, HealthDay)

C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later
(7/1/2014, HealthDay)

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, but Detection Rates the Same
(7/1/2014, HealthDay)

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June 2014


News releases from NIH News

Hormone Treatment Restores Bone Density for Young Women with Menopause-Like Condition (Primary Ovarian Insufficiency)
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(6/9/14)

Clinical Trial Analysis Suggests Drug Combination May Be Highly Effective in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
(National Cancer Institute)
(6/2/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
(6/30/2014, HealthDay)

Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental Toxins
(6/25/2014, HealthDay)

3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
(6/24/2014, HealthDay)

Women with Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery
(6/23/2014, HealthDay)

1 in 10 Moms-to-Be Develop Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes: CDC
(6/19/2014, HealthDay)

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women
(6/18/2014, HealthDay)

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent
(6/18/2014, HealthDay)

Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer
(6/18/2014, HealthDay)

MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
(6/17/2014, HealthDay)

Stroke Prevention for Women: Start Early
(6/17/2014, HealthDay)

Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
(6/16/2014, HealthDay)

Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
(6/16/2014, HealthDay)

Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy
(6/16/2014, HealthDay)

Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
(6/11/2014, HealthDay)

Many Women with Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise
(6/9/2014, HealthDay)

PMS Not Linked to Hot Flashes Later, Study Finds
(6/5/2014, HealthDay)

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns
(6/4/2014, HealthDay)

Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls
(6/3/2014, HealthDay)

Hormone Levels in Womb Tied to Autism Risk in Boys
(6/3/2014, HealthDay)

Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls
(6/3/2014, HealthDay)

Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
(6/2/2014, HealthDay)

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women
(6/2/2014, HealthDay)

More Evidence Links Poor Diet to Preterm Birth
(6/2/2014, HealthDay)

Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
(6/2/2014, HealthDay)

1 in 4 Smokers with Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
(6/2/2014, HealthDay)

Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
(6/1/2014, HealthDay)

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