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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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April 2014


News releases from NIH News

Gene Linked to Excess Male Hormones in Female Infertility Disorder
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(4/15/14)

Aspirin Does Not Prevent Pregnancy Loss, NIH Study Finds
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
(4/1/14)

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News from MedlinePlus

False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women from Future Screening
(4/21/2014, HealthDay)

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds
(4/16/2014, HealthDay)

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women
(4/15/2014, HealthDay)

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
(4/15/2014, HealthDay)

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report
(4/14/2014, HealthDay)

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
(4/14/2014, HealthDay)

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
(4/10/2014, HealthDay)

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women At Risk for Dementia
(4/9/2014, HealthDay)

Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
(4/9/2014, HealthDay)

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
(4/7/2014, HealthDay)

Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk
(4/3/2014, HealthDay)

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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

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
(3/28/2014, HealthDay)

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
(3/28/2014, HealthDay)

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently
(3/27/2014, HealthDay)

Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble
(3/25/2014, HealthDay)

New Guidelines Might Limit Need for Lymph Node Removal for Breast Cancer
(3/24/2014, HealthDay)

Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests
(3/24/2014, HealthDay)

Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer
(3/24/2014, HealthDay)

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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