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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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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 MedlinePlusRemoving 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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May 2014


News releases from NIH News

NIH Study Links High Cholesterol Levels to Lower Fertility
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(5/20/14)

Health and financial analysis reinforces NIHs decision to fund Womens Health Initiative
(National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
(5/5/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
(5/30/2014, HealthDay)

Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
(5/30/2014, HealthDay)

Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds
(5/28/2014, HealthDay)

New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment
(5/27/2014, HealthDay)

Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to The Female Heart: Study
(5/23/2014, HealthDay)

Double Mastectomy Often Not Needed, Study Finds
(5/21/2014, HealthDay)

Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Stroke Risk in Women, Too
(5/20/2014, HealthDay)

Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV
(5/20/2014, HealthDay)

Removal of Faulty Mesh for Incontinence May Not Improve Women's Symptoms
(5/19/2014, HealthDay)

Tough-To-Treat Breast Cancer Nearly Twice as Common in Black Women
(5/16/2014, HealthDay)

Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
(5/15/2014, HealthDay)

Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
(5/12/2014, HealthDay)

U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Thought
(5/12/2014, HealthDay)

Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
(5/9/2014, HealthDay)

Premature Menopause May Affect Women's Brains
(5/9/2014, HealthDay)

Brain Activity Changes in Pregnant Women, Study Finds
(5/8/2014, HealthDay)

One Woman's Cancer Battle Highlights Promise of New Treatment
(5/8/2014, HealthDay)

Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?
(5/7/2014, HealthDay)

Surgical Treatments Equally Effective for Women with Poor Leg Circulation
(5/7/2014, HealthDay)

Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes No Less Accurate for Obese Women, Study Says
(5/7/2014, HealthDay)

Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby
(5/7/2014, HealthDay)

Mom-To-Be's TV Habits Might Affect Her Child's Weight
(5/6/2014, HealthDay)

Older Infertile Couples Should Try in Vitro Fertilization First
(5/6/2014, HealthDay)

Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
(5/5/2014, HealthDay)

Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
(5/5/2014, HealthDay)

Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
(5/5/2014, HealthDay)

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Baby's Heart Defects
(5/5/2014, HealthDay)

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study
(5/5/2014, HealthDay)

'In Sickness and in Health' Isn't in the Cards for Many Women
(5/1/2014, HealthDay)

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women
(5/1/2014, HealthDay)

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