women's health

Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Reduce Joint Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A team of investigators systematically analyzed the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on joint symptoms in a rigorous and controlled study of postmenopausal women. They found that supplementation did not reduce the severity of joint symptoms reported by the participants. Their results are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Don’t Call It A Comeback

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We’ve been here for years.

50 years in fact. Help us continue our 50 year legacy of giving back to the community by helping us win $10,000 for The Mary Kay Foundation in the Social Madness National Challenge contest from the Dallas Business Journal.

We are in the third round of this national competition, and we need your vote to make it to round four. (We were on the ropes Monday and didn’t know if we would advance. Thanks to the ‘Pink Nation,’ we rallied from behind and made a comeback.) Needless to say, we need your vote now more than ever to stay in the contest! 

Ovarian Cancer Metastases Influenced by Factors in Target Tissues

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Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Cancer researchers have wondered why ovarian cancer cells are so attracted to the abdominal cavity, especially the omentum, with the hope that such an understanding could lead to better disease management or even prevention.  Results from a series of experiments suggest a two-step model of omental colonization in which i) cancer cells are attracted to and lodge within immune cell-containing structures known as milky spots, and ii) fat storage cells (adipocytes) fuel cancer cell growth and spread.  This study is scheduled for publication in the A

BSR Launches Online Platform to Create Training Materials on Women’s Health in Developing Countries

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San Francisco, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BSR’s new online tool will help educators in developing countries create culturally accurate training materials on a variety of health topics for women working in factories and farms.

Verizon Foundation Healthcare Program Puts New Technologies in Patients Hands

Maryland Physician Magazine's Tracy M. Fitzgerald reports on foundation's healthcare investment
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By:  Tracy M. Fitzgerald

The Scene: Week of May 6

The Washington Post Reports on City Events the Week of May 6th
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The Society for Women’s Health Research hosted its annual gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to celebrate and highlight technological advances in women’s health. Nearly 600 people attended, including Surgeon General Regina M.

$1.3 Million Donation Combats a Grim Reality: One in Three Women Diagnosed with Cancer

The Mary Kay Foundation awards grants to 13 respected doctors and medical scientists nationwide
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DALLAS, November 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - A mother. A sister. A daughter. For every three women, one will develop some type of cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. To combat this sobering statistic and to continue its steadfast mission to support research of cancers affecting women, The Mary Kay FoundationSM awarded grants to 13 respected doctors and medical scientists. Each grant provides crucial funding in the amount of $100,000 for a total of $1.3 million.

Double Your Chances Of Quitting Smoking

Many women who quit smoking are surprised by how good they feel! They feel in charge - they smell good - they feel more relaxed!
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 5, 2012 - More than 70% of U.S. smokers say they want to quit, but only between 4% and 7% succeed if they try it without help. Quitting smoking can be tough, but here are some ways you can double your chances of quitting and staying quit. To boost your odds of quitting smoking for good, consider these options.

New TV Soap Opera Empowers Mexican Women

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Ponle Corazon!, a new televisions soap opera to empower women launched during a five-day partner workshop in Rancho Santa Lucia, Mexico.

More than 30 participants - all received personal invitations from the First Lady of Chiapas - actively engaged during the workshop during which the program’s framework - the values grid - was produced, main characters defined and a central storyline created to encompass all the issues the drama will address.

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