Women news, articles and information:
|1/27/2013 - Women who have their ovaries surgically removed before menopause experience earlier and more severe cognitive decline, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and due to be presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy...|
|1/27/2013 - Physicians should recommend herbal medicines and complementary therapies to women seeking relief from the symptoms of menopause, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brown University and published in The Obstetrician and Gynecologist (TOG).
The research review compared the advantages...|
|1/25/2013 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now strongly recommends that women "who show no clear indicators of physical or sexual abuse" should be screened for intimate partner violence (IPV) while visiting their doctor.
The recommendation was published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine....|
|1/25/2013 - The rate of deaths attributable to breast cancer in Spain has dropped among young and middle-aged women since 1992, but has not decreased among elderly women, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid and published in the journal Public Health.
|1/22/2013 - Obese women are more likely to give birth to children with low blood levels of vitamin D that women of healthy weight, according to a study conducted by researchers from Northwestern University and published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Vitamin D is produced naturally...|
|1/18/2013 - Thousands of research studies over the past decade have heralded the critical importance of eating a diet filled with flavonoids from a variety of brightly colored vegetables and fruits to help prevent and even treat many chronic illnesses. Most plants and fruits rely on flavonoid compounds for protection...|
|1/17/2013 - Physical inactivity continues to be a significant underlying cause of chronic illness and early death in the U.S., as sedentary Americans succumb to the utilitarian comforts of modern technology. Lack of exercise, coupled with a largely processed food diet leads to potentially deadly diseases including...|
|1/14/2013 - With seven out of every 10 menopausal women experiencing hot flashes and bouts of sweating, this health issue can cause discomfort in social settings, insomnia, and even fatigue. As hormone levels change, women commonly struggle with these undesirable symptoms and many seek treatment with synthetic...|
|1/4/2013 - 70 percent of breast cancer patients who undergo a double mastectomy do not actually need the procedure, according to a study to be presented at the Quality Care Symposium of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan, Memorial...|
|12/14/2012 - Most women do not know how much weight they are supposed to gain during pregnancy, according to a study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
"Pregnancy is an important time that influences being overweight in both mothers and their babies," said researcher...|
|12/3/2012 - It's a long-simmering question that has now turned into a full-blown controversy: What is the real value of mammograms if 33 percent of the cancers found during the procedure aren't deadly but lead to poisoning chemotherapy or worse, breast removal, anyway?
A new study that examined three decades'...|
|11/29/2012 - You've probably heard the news about several celebrities who've gone public with their decision to have their non-cancerous breasts removed and replaced with breast implants so they never have to worry about breast cancer. This must be because there is a strong likelihood these women will suffer from...|
|11/28/2012 2:46:16 PM - The majority of women of childbearing age have higher-than-average blood levels of at least one pollutant that can damage infant brain development, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brown University and published in the journal Environmental Research.
The study focused on blood levels...|
|11/27/2012 - Mammography is a cruel medical hoax. As I have described here on Natural News many times, the primary purpose of mammography is not to "save" women from cancer, but to recruit women into false positives that scare them into expensive, toxic treatments like chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
|11/24/2012 - Yes, women are complicated. That much is obvious. By both natural design and the acknowledgement of even prehistoric, mythological culture, the life-bearing ways of the female human creature are both intricate and mysterious. But did you ever wonder why it seems women are always more susceptible to...|
|11/18/2012 - A massive new study about smoking from the University of Oxford in the U.K. has reported breathtaking results. Doctors and researchers found the nasty effects associated with cigarettes years ago, but this study focused on the harms of smoking as well as the benefits of quitting. Putting aside the knowledge...|
|11/17/2012 - Not enough calcium in their diet can increase the risk in women of a hormone condition that causes bone fractures and kidney stones, according to scientists.
The condition, primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), can affect one in 800 people during their lifetime, but it's occurrence is most common in...|
|11/12/2012 - Whilst doctors whine on about the dangers of alternative medicine, they has admitted that trials of major drugs are only carried out on men. This has led to up to one million women being admitted to hospitals every year with side effects from nausea and high blood pressure, to life threatening conditions....|
|11/2/2012 - While there are very divided sentiments about the concept of alternative therapy, new research has found a potentially effective treatment for hot flashes due to menopause. The study, conducted by researchers at Baylor University's Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory, received positive results by...|
|10/30/2012 - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which makes formal recommendations to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about vaccine guidelines, recently decided that all pregnant women should be vaccinated for whooping cough (pertussis). Defying up-to-date science...|
|10/27/2012 - New data released as part of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study on pregnant women has found that delivery complications are on the rise among women who give birth at American hospitals. According to the figures, the number of women who experience heart attacks, strokes, severe...|
|10/10/2012 - A recent study published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology debunks yet another lie of the biotechnology industry concerning genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to an analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec, Canada, 100 percent of...|
|10/5/2012 - If you are pregnant, between the ages of 28 and 38, and a citizen of the U.K., the government-run National Health Service (NHS) wants to see you vaccinated for whooping cough as part of a new mass vaccination propaganda campaign that appears to be sweeping the industrialized world. Mimicking the same...|
|10/3/2012 - Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in men and women alike. A lifetime of processed foods, lack of exercise, poor lifestyle habits and environmental and household pollutants result in hypertension, elevated blood glucose and hardening of the endothelial lining of arteries that supply...|
|9/18/2012 - Women who possess the BRCA gene, the mutations of which are linked to so-called hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, may be particularly susceptible to the deleterious effects of ionizing radiation, suggests a fresh analysis of earlier research on the subject. According to the fresh data, women with...|
|9/15/2012 - The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued guidelines for the NHS widening the scope of IVF treatment to women over 40 years old and same sex couples. The move means that the expensive treatment will be available to those who can not afford the 8000 GBP cost per cycle. But whilst...|
|9/14/2012 - Many mothers today are rediscovering the importance of breastfeeding, as powdered infant formulas simply cannot meet the complex nutritional needs of a growing newborn baby. But along with this resurgence in breastfeeding is a growing demand for breast milk, as many women are unable to produce enough...|
|9/13/2012 - Fish-oil supplements high in omega-3 fatty acids may improve the body's ability to build muscle and help stave off age-related immobility, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, U.K., and presented at the British Science Festival in the same city.
|9/10/2012 - Women with a family history of breast cancer are often encouraged to be tested to see if they carry a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes which control the suppression of breast and ovarian cancer. If they do carry a mutated gene, they are often encouraged to have mammograms at far younger-than-normal...|
|8/6/2012 - It is time for the truth to be told about Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The organization is, flatly stated, engaged in fraud. Funded by drug companies and mammogram manufacturers, the organization preys upon women in order to grow its own financial power while feeding female victims into the conventional...|
|8/2/2012 - Newly uncovered documents reveal that pregnant Australian women were used as guinea pigs for the morning sickness drug thalidomide in a series of clinical tests some 50 years ago that left a number of children with substantial birth defects.
The 1960 Australian trials were the first for the thalidomide...|
|7/3/2012 - You have no doubt heard that excess fat, corn syrup, sugary drinks and high-fructose, high-starch diets will boost your beltline and add pounds to your physique. Well, according to a recent study, if you're a woman there's another way to tilt your scales: Just remain vitamin D deficient.
|6/24/2012 - The population has been led to believe that birthing in the hospital is the best option to having a safe delivery for mother and baby. While hospitals may provide the best environment for high-risk pregnancies (which account for six to eight percent of births worldwide), there are healthier alternatives...|
|6/20/2012 - By the age of 14, most girls have succumbed to the insatiable inner critic that tells them they are less than. Yet, the belief that they need to be beautiful is already upon them, pressuring them to measure up. The stage is set for a lifelong battle; working hard to conform to mass media standards of...|
|5/12/2012 - As much as we believe in marriage as a culture, the cherished bonds are failing miserably where sexual intimacy is concerned. In a much-discussed recent study of 35,000 American women, published in Woman's Day, 79 percent said they'd like sex more often, and 52 percent said they have no sex life to...|
|4/26/2012 - Women experience a precipitous drop in estrogen during the years surrounding menopause. Ten or more years before the ovaries shut down, there are gradual declines in both progesterone and testosterone. Both are rarely measured in the course of normal physical examinations, yet both have critical roles...|
|3/30/2012 - Most American women who find out they have cancer are confronted by their doctors with three choices for treatment, which include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, all of which greatly increase the chance they will never again be able to procreate. Yet, rarely does any doctor offer those women the...|
|3/18/2012 - The CDC reports that approximately 800,000 first time heart attacks occur annually. Ignoring iatrogenic deaths (death by medicine), heart disease is still the number one killer for both men and women.
However, the common perception of chest pain or discomfort as a signal that a heart attack is occurring...|
|3/2/2012 1:06:01 PM - A study recently carried out at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, United Kingdom and published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association reveals that a compound found in citrus fruit can help lower the risk of ischemic stroke. The research showed that women who consumed high amounts...|
|2/29/2012 - More than 50 percent of women experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetimes, and despite the drugs doled out by Big Pharma, as many as 50 percent of those women experience a recurrence within one year, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The cause of urinary...|
|2/29/2012 - Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus), a brown seaweed similar to kelp, gets its name from the air sacs that keep the plant afloat in cold sea water. Bladderwrack is a great plant source of iodine thatis essential for the human body, but the body cannot make on its own. Iodine is needed for the thyroid gland...|
|2/14/2012 - It is bad enough that many medical experts and health agencies are now recommending that pregnant women get vaccinated for things like influenza and whooping cough in order to supposedly pass on immunity to their offspring. But now some oncologists are recommending that pregnant women with cancer undergo...|
|2/13/2012 - Men carrying certain sexually transmitted infections may actually smell worse to women than men without such infections, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk, Russia and published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
|2/7/2012 - British women are the fattest in Europe, an EU report States. In Britain, 24% of women are classified as obese, compared to just 9.3% in Italy, 12.7% in France and 15.6% in Germany. This is a fact backed up by Britain's own NHS (National Health Service) statistics released during national obesity week....|
|2/1/2012 - The result of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine finds that statin use in postmenopausal women significantly increases the risk of developing diabetes. In spite of this damning evidence, researchers do not recommend that the American Diabetes Association guidelines for primary and...|
|1/24/2012 4:17:37 PM - Vaccine Forum Turns Emotional
12 Girls in Le Roy New York Develop Tics - Gardasil Related?
Diagnosed as Mass Hysteria
Mass Hysteria? Myasshysteria
Saying that these girls have conversion disorder takes all females back 100 years.
(I.e. Females tend to be "hysterical" rather than having real,...|
|1/19/2012 - The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued an apology in response to two elderly women who were allegedly molested by TSA airport screeners at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York just before Christmas. But the apology only addresses the fact that TSA screeners violated...|
|1/18/2012 - They are added to everything from shampoos and deodorants to processed foods and pharmaceutical drugs in order to inexpensively extend shelf life and improve product stability. But a new study out of the University of Reading (UR) in the UK has found that, based on tests conducted, nearly every single...|
|1/12/2012 4:04:25 PM - Although Big Pharma and mainstream medicine continue to push antidepressants, especially the type known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Paxil and Prozac, the documented risks and side effects of these drugs remain often ignored. While it's true the FDA finally acknowledged...|
|12/8/2011 - The definition of "rape" was expanded this week by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Criminal Justice Advisory Policy Board, following a barrage of emails from feminist activists who demanded change. The old definition was too narrow, many women argued, and needed to be updated. For one thing,...|
|12/8/2011 - Several celebrities have been in the news lately, because after being diagnosed with cancer in one breast, they decided to have both breasts removed. The procedure, known as contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM), is offered to women as a kind of insurance. Supposedly, it will greatly reduce the...|
|12/5/2011 - Fear, pain, poison, and "pre-emptive" surgery characterize mainstream medicine's philosophy of breast cancer awareness. The cancer industry's attitude toward breast health is rooted in harrowing more than healing, its motives based in profit rather than prevention.
Dangerous Diagnostic Procedures
|12/5/2011 - For a federal government that has gone insane with criminality, no act of violating fundamental human rights is too outrageous anymore. In the latest chapter of the U.S. government's police state humiliation of innocent American women, an 85-year-old woman in a wheelchair, Lenore Zimmerman, was strip-searched...|
|11/29/2011 - At its recent board meeting in Bangladesh, the GAVI Alliance, formerly known as the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations, announced plans to bring the deadly human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines Gardasil (Merck & Co.) and Cervarix (GlaxoSmithKline) into the third world. A pro-vaccination group...|
|11/28/2011 - Today, women have more options in menstrual protection than ever before; this includes reusable, eco-friendly menstrual cups that provide a viable alternative to disposable pads and tampons, which end up in landfills or in the sea. However, even though reusable cups have been around for many decades,...|
|11/21/2011 - A number of tests carried out by researchers at the Carlos III Institute of Health in Spain has revealed that post-menopausal women may not get enough vitamin D in their diets, which can contribute to a range of dangerous health problems, including abdominal obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular...|
|11/18/2011 - The use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, better known simply as MRI, for breast cancer screening is increasing and so is its use in guiding breast surgery when cancer is discovered. Obviously, that means healthcare costs are soaring, too, as more and more women are advised to get MRIs in addition to mammograms....|
|11/15/2011 - Primary breast cancer (meaning a breast malignancy that hasn't spread to other parts of the body) isn't usually thought of as causing neurological problems. After all, if cancer hasn't spread to the brain, why would it? Researchers have been forced to wonder about the answer to that question because...|
|10/27/2011 - In vitro (which means "outside the body") fertilization, better known as IVF, is the joining of a woman's egg and a man's sperm in a laboratory dish. The fertilized egg is placed in the lining of the woman's womb and, if the fetus continues to grow, a baby is born in about 9 months. Although a huge...|
|10/26/2011 - Swedish researchers have contributed the latest glad tidings to a growing number of studies indicating chocolate is beneficial for the cardiovascular system. According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, scientists found that women, who ate the most chocolate,...|
|10/26/2011 - If the diagnosis of high cholesterol sounds like a death sentence to your ears, you may be the victim of cholesterol propaganda. It's not uncommon to believe that lower is better when it comes to cholesterol, but new research shows otherwise. In fact, a recent study in Norway says women with high cholesterol...|
|10/18/2011 - According to mainstream medicine, mammograms are the key to surviving breast cancer because they supposedly catch the disease early for quick treatment. What this advice invariably leaves out is evidence that exposure to the radiation used in the tests may actually cause breast cancer in some women.
|10/18/2011 - If October were properly devoted to educating women on the causes of breast cancer, this single shift of focus could greatly empower women. Instead, however, the over-hyped campaign of "awareness" simply makes women part of the "big business of cancer," offering only the tools of detection as opposed...|
|10/12/2011 - Treating cancer is BIG business in America -- in fact, it's a $200 billion a year business. Yet 98 percent of conventional cancer treatments not only FAIL miserably, but are also almost guaranteed to make cancer patients sicker.
What's worse: The powers are suppressing natural cancer cures that could...|
|10/1/2011 - Hormone replacement therapy was introduced to modern society in the sixties with a powerful marketing campaign promising women, health, happiness and long life if they consented to take synthetic hormones on a regular basis. The ensuing research, however, continues to show problems with this apparent...|
|8/24/2011 - In the world of medicine, the toxicity of chemotherapy drugs is widely known. They make your hair fall out, after all, and that's on top of the muscle wasting, vomiting and overall health deterioration that chemo drugs admittedly produce. But now the insanity has reached a new low with doctors routinely...|
|8/23/2011 - We have known for a while that increasingly, children are having strokes, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In a study of over 200 children who had suffered a stroke, nearly 80 per cent were found to have abnormalities in the brain's arteries. These abnormalities...|
|7/7/2011 - Obese women trying to get pregnant via in vitro fertilization (IVF) may have a much harder time doing so than women of normal weight, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts. Published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology,...|
|7/7/2011 - With radiation levels increasing accross the entire northern hemisphere the radiation your doctor uses takes on a new dangerous meaning. Physicians know that radiation is dangerous but they cannot help themselves, they love to use radiation both in testing and in treatment. Modifying physician behavior...|
|6/27/2011 - A source of great frustration for many people, insomnia is a fairly common occurrence that prevents individuals from sleeping. It can manifest in a variety of ways, including the inability to initially fall asleep and repeatedly waking up in the middle of the night. When not treated, insomnia can affect...|
|6/15/2011 - Long gone are the days of common-sense courtesy when the average police officer actually took the time to consider the unique nature of minor law violations, and use his or her best judgment to decide whether a warning or a citation was most appropriate. New York City police officers recently issued...|
|6/9/2011 - There's no denying ovarian cancer is usually a terrible disease. A stealthy malignancy, it's often misdiagnosed as indigestion and by the time ovarian cancer is actually discovered by a doctor, the disease may have spread extensively. According to the National Institutes of Health, ovarian cancer is...|
|6/1/2011 - A study in a publication of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine found that mind-body programs designed to reduce stress increased the success of In-vitro fertilization treatment. In-vitro fertilization (IVF) has an average success rate of 22-40% depending on age. Due to the relatively low...|
|5/12/2011 - Breast cancer is a serious concern for women. According to the National Cancer Institute, the disease took about 50,000 lives last year in the U.S. alone. But the mainstream media, as well as mainstream medicine, often treat breast cancer as something that strikes out of the blue -- giving women no...|
|4/29/2011 - A new study published in the journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology has found that natural progesterone cream given to certain groups of pregnant women effectively reduced premature birth rates by 50 percent. Pregnant women with a condition known as short cervix are believed to be lacking in...|
|4/24/2011 - A recent study conducted by The Hartman Group on behalf of Boiron, a global manufacturer of homeopathic medicines, has found that 82 percent of women shoppers ages 25-70 try to avoid buying traditional over-the-counter (OTC) medications that treat conditions like headaches and influenza. According to...|
|4/15/2011 - While millions of women seek relief from menopausal symptoms with hormone replacement therapy (HRT), new studies are showing that in addition to heart disease, HRT is also associated with an increased incidence of kidney stones, as well as an increased risk of breast cancer and death.
|4/11/2011 - Spinnaker Magazine, the official newspaper of the University of Northern Florida published an article on March 24, 2011 titled: Oral Sex now major concern in causes of throat cancer (http://www.unfspinnaker.com/).
Although the title is not disturbing, except for the fact that it perpetuates the marketing...|
|3/9/2011 - In my experience, it's not often that pro-mammogram literature or textbooks tell the truth about the limitations of mammography so imagine my surprise when I came across this section in the 1,100 page textbook I'm studying called Breast Imaging by Dr. Daniel B. Kopans.
"Because screening does not...|
|2/15/2011 9:53:10 AM - Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a relatively common sexually transmitted disease passed on through genital contact, usually by sexual intercourse. Some forms of the virus can cause vaginal warts (papillomas). Other forms of the virus can cause abnormal cell growth on the lining of the cervix that years...|
|2/10/2011 - If broken indoors, compact fluorescent (CF) light bulbs release 20 times the maximum acceptable mercury concentration into the air, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Fraunhofer Wilhelm Klauditz Institute for German's Federal Environment Agency.
CF bulbs use only 20 percent as...|
|2/2/2011 - High FSH levels are a sign of poor ovarian reserve, poor egg quality and a symptom of failure to ovulate (or anovulation).
A recent American study of 560 women who sought fertility treatments at the Yale University IVF program and the Montefiore Institute in New York revealed that blood type may...|
|1/30/2011 - The growth of the organic food and personal care product sectors over the past decade-or-so has been truly astounding, with reports indicating, for instance, that organic fruit and vegetable sales increased by almost 375 percent between 2000 and 2010 (http://www.naturalnews.com/028721_organics_food.html)....|
|1/25/2011 - In the face of increasing reports of adverse events and death rates that are 400% higher than other vaccines, Merck continues to maintain that its controversial Gardasil vaccine is safe and continues to push for wider use. One group Merck would especially like to gain approval for is older women (currently,...|
|1/17/2011 - A new study from the University of California, San Francisco reveals that 100 percent of expectant mothers (sample size = 268) are contaminated with highly toxic synthetic chemicals. The study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, concluded, "Certain PCBs, organochlorine pesticides, PFCs,...|
|1/17/2011 - Over 25 million female American women are losing their hair and suffering the emotional distress that comes with this process. The latest research has shown that hormones seem to be the major player in this embarrassing condition. Fortunately, there are solutions in both nature and nurture that support...|
|1/11/2011 - Women in the U.S. feel constant pressure to be thin. For one thing, the United States is the most obese country in the world. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 72.5 million adults in the U.S. are currently obese. More than that, though, American society has a clear image of...|
|12/29/2010 - Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to the development of breast cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of South Carolina and presented at the Third American Association for Cancer Research Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Miami.
|12/15/2010 - Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women's health. The NaturalNews Talk Hour will feature Christiane Northrup, M.D., a board-certified OB/GYN, past president of the American Holistic Medical...|
|12/10/2010 - Millions of U.S. women are apparently ignoring government recommendations and taking breast health into their own hands. A new report presented at the 33rd annual Cancer Therapy & Research Center / American Association for Cancer Research (CTRC-AACR) San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium has found that...|
|12/3/2010 - Pregnant women who drink artificially sweetened soft drinks are more likely to give birth prematurely, according to a study conducted by researchers from researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark, and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
|11/15/2010 - Ovulation-related changes in hormone levels may actually produce changes in women's shopping habits, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota and published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
The researchers showed 100 women pictures of attractive women living...|
|11/14/2010 - Women of African ancestry are more likely to develop a more aggressive form of breast cancer known as "triple negative," researchers have found, but the explanation for this correlation may have more to do with vitamin levels than with genetic predisposition.
Breast tumors may carry any combination...|
|11/4/2010 - Women who were treated for cancer with radiation as children are significantly more likely to suffer from stillbirth or have an infant die shortly after birth, according to a study conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt University.
Researchers looked at records of 4,946 pregnancies involving a...|
|10/27/2010 - In a shocking report, the National Coalition of Organized Women (NCOW) presented data in September from two different sources demonstrating that the 2009/10 H1N1 vaccines contributed to as many as 3,587 cases of miscarriage and still deaths. Despite having the data, the CDC has continued to assure pregnant...|
|10/24/2010 - The pharmaceutical industry is in the midst of a major push to secure FDA approval for drugs to treat "female sexual dysfunction," including a public relations campaign to convince women that the condition is real in the first place.
"This is really a classic case of disease branding," said Adriane...|
|10/16/2010 - Mammograms deliver overwhelmingly more false positive results than true positives in women under the age of 40, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
In a false positive result,...|
|10/15/2010 - For over 25 years, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) organization has been conducting campaigns to "promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to screening services." But since such campaigns began, breast cancer mortality rates have...|
|10/12/2010 - Now that we're in the midst of "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" -- with all its pinkwashing nonsense at full tilt -- it brings up the question of why the month is named an "awareness" month. Why not name it "Breast Cancer Prevention Month?" The answer to that question, it turns out, reveals a number...|
|10/8/2010 - Achieving good health and avoiding disease involves eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods on a regular basis, particularly those that together provide the full spectrum of phytonutrients that each contribute to a different aspect of good health. Unfortunately, many people are not getting the variety...|
|10/6/2010 - Three Namibian women have filed a lawsuit against the country's government, claiming they were sterilized at state-run hospitals without their informed consent after being diagnosed with HIV.
"HIV-positive women are holding the health system accountable for the wrongs done to them," said Veronica...|
|10/3/2010 - Mid-life for many women is a constant struggle to salvage what is left of a waistline that seems to be gradually morphing into a shapeless belly. Diet and exercise are the standard advice. But what really works? One recent study indicates that exercising alone will not do the trick but keeping a sharp...|
|9/15/2010 - Over and over, women are pushed to have mammograms in order to detect breast cancer. But you rarely hear about the research that shows these tests, which expose breast tissue to radiation, may actually cause breast cancer. For example, as NaturalNews has covered previously, a study presented at the...|
|9/14/2010 - After making a splash in Gidget and The Flying Nun, Sally Field went on to a distinguished film career. Now the two-time Oscar winner has taken on another role: Sally is the public face of osteoporosis. She's appeared on countless magazine covers, schmoozed with talk show hosts, and addressed members...|
|9/13/2010 - Mothers who took 4,000 IU of vitamin D daily cut their risk of premature delivery by half, in a study conducted by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Vancouver.
"We never imagined it would have as far-reaching...|
|9/1/2010 - Antidepressants have become the most commonly prescribed drug in the United States. They are prescribed even more often than drugs to treat high blood pressure, which one in every three Americans suffer from. In 2005 alone, doctors prescribed 118 million antidepressants to people around the country....|
|8/25/2010 - Recently, a new vaginal gel has been hailed as a `breakthrough` and a `lifesaver.` The gel contains a drug previously given to AIDS patients in tablet form. In a randomized controlled trial the gel showed success at blocking HIV infection. Efforts are now underway to arrange a second trial. However,...|
|8/25/2010 - A recent clinical mind body study has come up with promising results for fibromyalgia patients. The study observed the use of affective self awareness therapy on 45 female patients diagnosed with the condition. The study was led by Dr. Howard Schubiner who developed the therapy. The therapy focuses...|
|8/18/2010 - Two new studies have revealed that women deal with a lot more mental stress than men do. According to the studies, women's brains are more susceptible to the effects of stress hormones than men's are, which can make their lives harder to deal with.
According to the one study out of the National Institutes...|
|8/12/2010 - A large new study from France, published in an American Heart Association journal last spring, shows that bioidentical hormones do not raise the risk of stroke in menopausal women. While it has been well established over the past decade that menopausal women who use synthetic hormone replacement therapy...|
|8/3/2010 - The day will soon come that informed women will refuse to date, marry or have children with men who follow poor nutritional habits. "You eat junk foods? Put your pants back on and get out!"
You see, scientific evidence is mounting on the relationship between food choice and genetic integrity. Men...|
|8/2/2010 - Six New Jersey women ended up hospitalized after having their rear ends injected with bathroom caulk in low-budget buttocks-enhancing procedures.
"Caveat emptor: Buyer beware," said Steven M. Marcus of the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System. "If it looks too cheap, there's probably...|
|6/30/2010 - A new study shows that the increasingly popular practice of "preventive mastectomy" in non-cancerous breasts provides no benefit to the vast majority of women.
"It's important for women to understand that, except for one subset of breast cancer patients, they don't need to do this," said lead author...|
|6/20/2010 - Women who rely on exercise to lose weight are destined to fail, so says a study that appears in the Journal of American Medical Association. Researchers found that exercise alone was useful in maintaining the weight for women, but it had no effect on heavier women.
The study analysed almost 35,000...|
|6/19/2010 - The FDA has issued a warning that certain anti-seizure drugs have been linked to an elevated risk of birth defects and should be avoided by pregnant women.
The agency sent a letter to neurological and obstetric health workers warning that when taken by pregnant women, valproate sodium (marketed as...|
|6/14/2010 - One in three breast cancers detected by mammograms would never have posed a threat to the patient's life, making all the treatments that follow unnecessary, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, and published in the British Medical Journal.
|5/13/2010 - Every pregnant woman's body is probably contaminated with multiple toxic substances, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Washington Toxics Coalition, the Commonweal Biomonitoring Resource Center and the Toxic-Free Legacy Coalition.
"This study reveals that children spend their...|
|5/4/2010 - Despite lack of evidence that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) drugs could reduce the risk of heart disease in postmenopausal women, potentially millions of women were given the drugs to reduce these risks during the 1990s, according to a study conducted by researchers from Columbia Presbyterian Medical...|
|4/26/2010 - A large, long-term study just reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke has great news for women. Once again, a non-drug approach to avoiding one of the country's top killers has been shown to be a powerful "prescription". Harvard researchers found that women can dramatically slash their...|
|4/7/2010 - A 2005 study concluded that a push in Denmark to screen large numbers of women for breast cancer with mammography had reduced breast cancer deaths in Copenhagen by a whopping 25 percent. Sounds like proof that regular mammograms are truly life-savers, right? Wrong. Scientists from the Nordic Cochrane...|
|4/5/2010 - Many women are dismayed to see hair falling out in clumps, either following childbirth, during or after menopause or due to other causes. While some daily hair loss is normal, thinning hair and partial baldness is a frightening prospect for women. What causes hair loss in women and what natural treatments...|
|3/31/2010 - Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed each year in the U.S., mostly in people over the age of 60. However, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), five to 10% of these procedures are in patients younger than 50 -- including women of childbearing...|
|3/30/2010 - Women who breastfeed their infants have a significantly lower risk of breast cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
In addition to providing significant advantages to the infants themselves,...|
|3/26/2010 - The multi-billion dollar medical reproductive technology industry has resulted in the births of millions of kids. They were conceived through non-natural procedures including in vitro fertilization (IVF), also known as the process that produces "test tube" babies, and intracytoplasmic sperm injection...|
|3/19/2010 - Experts from the Nordic Cochrane Centre (NCC) in the U.K. have estimated that about 7,000 British women are improperly diagnosed for breast cancer each year because of mammography. The group is urging the National Health Service (NHS) to reevaluate its breast cancer screening program, citing a failure...|
|3/4/2010 - Almost like an episode of the TV show, Cold Case Files, the first Paxil birth defect trial was dominated by a story about what happened to the rat pups that died around 1979 and1980, involved in a study in which Paxil was being tested on pregnant female rats.
The animal studies giving Paxil to rats...|
|3/3/2010 - In the first Paxil birth defect trial against GlaxoSmithKline, much of evidence focused on the doctors on Glaxo's payroll involved in the corruption of the medical literature and seminars given to promote the off label use of Paxil with pregnant and nursing mothers.
On October 13, 2009, the trial...|
|2/18/2010 - Western medicine relies heavily on convincing people that they need some sort of drug or surgery to remedy their ills and gain health. Studies often contain manipulated facts and skewed statistics that paint a favorable picture of some new procedure or treatment while shrouding the truth about the risks...|
|2/5/2010 - Here's a story about the mammography industry that sounds almost too crazy -- and too greedy -- to be true. But the facts are documented in a new study by University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) researchers. It turns out that unneeded, expensive mammograms are being pushed on elderly women...|
|1/12/2010 - On the heels of her popular book, 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, Dr. Hyla Cass, M.D. has just launched her new 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health Audio Course, featuring 9 audio CDs, her "8 Weeks" book and an accompanying workbook.
It's all about teaching women how to restore their energy, enhance their well-being...|
|1/11/2010 - Several years ago, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (PSTF) issued an updated set of recommendations about mammogram screenings, suggesting which and how often women should get them. Since the last time the group issued its recommendations in 2002, new study data emerged that has led to a few...|
|1/9/2010 - Women over the age of 65 have a head start when it comes to mental faculties... if they drink 3 cups of coffee per day, that is. Caffeine consumption in moderation is now a proven boost to women's mental health.
When taken in moderation, it appears that caffeine can actually be a boost to women's...|
|1/3/2010 - There is no evidence that implantable defibrillators are able to save women's lives, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Providence Hospital Heart Institute and Medical Center and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
"Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators are being...|
|12/31/2009 - As NaturalNews previously reported (http://www.naturalnews.com/027054_drugs_antidepressants_health.html), the U.S. is a nation on mind altering antidepressant drugs. An astounding number of Americans, some 27 million, are now taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Prozac, Zoloft...|
|12/29/2009 - A study published by Bionsen, a company in the United Kingdom that sells aluminum-free body products, found that the average woman applies 515 chemicals to her face a day. Makeup, perfumes, lotions, mascara, and other beauty products all contribute to the toxic brew that is causing health problems for...|
|12/22/2009 - A study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment has found that women overwhelmingly reject the breast cancer prevention drug tamoxifen even when given a thorough, personalized analysis of its risks and benefits. University of Michigan researchers administered the information about...|
|12/20/2009 - The British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently published research about genitalia surgery and the women who are undergoing the procedure in hopes of obtaining the perfect vagina. As crude as the concept sounds, the popularity of such a procedure is gaining ground despite the dangerous risks...|
|12/15/2009 - A new study presented on December 1 at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) verified that annual mammography screenings may be responsible for causing breast cancer in women who are predisposed to the disease. Epidemiologist Marijke C. Jansen-van der Weide from the...|
|12/10/2009 - A Danish study published in the November 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that women who have undergone conventional breast cancer treatment experience pain long after completing treatments. Mastectomies, breast-conserving surgeries, radiation treatments, chemotherapy,...|
|12/2/2009 - Ever since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force took a look, finally, at the scientific evidence and announced new recommendations earlier this month for routine mammograms -- specifically that women under 50 should avoid them and women over 50 should only get them every other year -- the reactions...|
|11/23/2009 - The cancer industry has blatantly abandoned science these past two weeks by insisting women under 50 should receive annual mammograms even though the industry's own scientific task force concluded that such screenings result in too many false positives. Essentially, the U.S. Preventive Services Task...|
|11/19/2009 - Any time you threaten to take away repeat customer from the businesses that make up the cancer industry, you're in for a political fight. After the United States Preventive Services Task Force released new recommendations advising against mammograms for women under 50 (and recommending only bi-annual...|
|11/19/2009 - Breast cancer seems to be on everyone's mind these days: How do you detect it? Prevent it? Reverse it?
Fortunately, preventing breast cancer is easy, and iodine is one of the key nutritional strategies for accomplishing precisely that.
Here, we bring you an extremely informative collection of...|
|11/16/2009 - Hypnosis has been used during childbirth for approximately 100 years. Many research studies have been conducted to study the effects of hypnosis on pregnancy and labor. Hypnosis has been used on women during labor to help reduce pain. Hypnosis can be used as a natural analgesic to not only reduce pain...|
|11/12/2009 - Of all the available treatments for infertility, acupuncture isn't one that people usually think of first. But as you'll see here, it's actually one of the safest and most effectiveness treatments for infertility known to modern science.
Why does it work so well? Because infertility isn't usually...|
|11/4/2009 - At the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Breast Cancer Symposium held in San Francisco recently, researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center made an announcement that at first glance may seem startling -- at least it may startle people who are unaware of the preventive and healing...|
|11/1/2009 - Breast Cancer Action (www.BCaction.org) is one of the few non-profit cancer organizations recommended by NaturalNews. They're the creators of the Think Before You Pink campaign that encourages consumers to exercise more skepticism about the idea that "buying more pink stuff" can somehow help women with...|
|10/23/2009 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the media focus of this month tends to be about curing breast cancer, with little said about how to prevent breast cancer. The bad news is that we`re no closer to a cure for breast cancer than we were 50 years ago. We have somewhat more effective chemotherapies...|
|10/6/2009 - Up to now, it was mostly just a theory that low levels of vitamin D put people at risk for high blood pressure. But new research suggests this long held theory is set to become a theorem.
From age level to activity level, alcohol abuse to sodium abuse, there's no shortage of risk factors for high...|
|9/26/2009 - Ovaries, the almond-shaped organs that sit on each side of the uterus in a woman's pelvis, contain eggs and produce hormones that control the menstrual cycle. Mounting research shows they must do more than that, too, because after the surgical removal of ovaries, women are at heightened risk for serious...|
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|9/24/2009 - What if medical science discovered a drug that reduced the risk of breast cancer almost 60 percent in women who are at high risk because of a family history of the disease? No doubt it would soon be making Big Pharma billions of dollars and would be hailed as a "miracle drug" by doctors and women alike,...|
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