AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with mental illnesses, such as anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorder, compared with the general public, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

McMaster scientists discover trained immune cells are highly effective against cancer
(McMaster University) McMaster University researchers Ali Ashkar and Sophie Poznanski have uncovered that changing the metabolism of natural killer (NK) immune cells allows these cells to overcome the hostile conditions found inside tumours and destroy advanced ovarian and lung cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Indian jumping ants have ability to shrink brain and re-grow it — study
Colony does not perish when queen dies as ‘chosen’ workers shrink brains and expand their ovariesFew species in the animal kingdom can change the size of their brain. Fewer still can change it back to its original size. Now researchers have found the first insect species with that ability: Indian jumping ants.They are like catnip to researchers in the field. In contrast to their cousins, Indian jumping ants colonies do not perish once their queen dies. Instead, “chosen” workers take her place – with expanded ovaries and shrunken brains – to produce offspring. But, if a worker’s &ld...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Grover Tags: Insects Animals Environment Wildlife World news Evolution Biology Science Source Type: news

The Role of Incomplete Pregnancies in Ovarian Cancer Risk The Role of Incomplete Pregnancies in Ovarian Cancer Risk
A new analysis examines the potential role incomplete pregnancies may have in the risk for developing ovarian cancer. Is there a link?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Big Toll on Women ’ s Mental Health
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Latest KCIC Report Finds Decline in Mesothelioma Lawsuits
The number of mesothelioma lawsuits filed in 2020 dropped significantly, while cases involving lung cancer continued to increase, according to a recent study reflecting the changing face of asbestos litigation. KCIC, a well-respected consulting firm in Washington, D.C., that manages asbestos product liabilities, released its industry report Thursday. Asbestos legal filings, covering both malignant and nonmalignant disease in the United States, dropped 11% from 2019 to 2020, from 4,137 to 3,685 cases, respectively. Most prominently, there was a 9% increase in asbestos-related lung cancer filings, but a 14% decrease...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 12, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Amy Edel Source Type: news

Pregnancy After Pioneering Treatment for Early Menopause Pregnancy After Pioneering Treatment for Early Menopause
In a small pilot study, patients who received direct injections into their ovaries of a platelet-rich plasma/gonadotropin combo showed important improvements in ovarian function, with one clinical pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Big Toll on Women's Mental Health
MONDAY, April 12, 2021 -- Ovarian cancer is a tough diagnosis to cope with, and now a new study finds these patients face a much higher risk of depression and other mental health issues. And the emotional anguish exacted a significant toll: The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won't Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk
NDAY, April 12, 2021 -- Women face no increased risk of pelvic cancer -- tumors of the bladder, cervix and ovaries -- if they have surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a new study finds. Concerns about possible complications and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Big Toll on Women's Mental Health
Title: Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Big Toll on Women's Mental HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

MD Anderson researchers highlight advances in clinical studies at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center conducted early phase clinical trials that showed promising results for patients with RET fusion-positive cancers, high-grade and low-grade glioma and ovarian cancer. The results for these studies will be presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Targeting the nucleotide salvage factor DNPH1 sensitizes BRCA-deficient cells to PARP inhibitors
Mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 tumor suppressor genes predispose individuals to breast and ovarian cancer. In the clinic, these cancers are treated with inhibitors that target poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP). We show that inhibition of DNPH1, a protein that eliminates cytotoxic nucleotide 5-hydroxymethyl-deoxyuridine (hmdU) monophosphate, potentiates the sensitivity of BRCA-deficient cells to PARP inhibitors (PARPi). Synthetic lethality was mediated by the action of SMUG1 glycosylase on genomic hmdU, leading to PARP trapping, replication fork collapse, DNA break formation, and apoptosis. BRCA1-deficient cells that acqu...
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Fugger, K., Bajrami, I., Silva Dos Santos, M., Young, S. J., Kunzelmann, S., Kelly, G., Hewitt, G., Patel, H., Goldstone, R., Carell, T., Boulton, S. J., MacRae, J., Taylor, I. A., West, S. C. Tags: Medicine, Diseases, Molecular Biology r-articles Source Type: news

Shortage of N.B. health-care providers forces student to pay out of pocket to see gynecologist
When her family doctor continuously blamed stress for her abdominal pain and refused to refer her to a specialist, Mhàiri Agnew was left with few options. The 20-year-old Moncton student had to pay to see a gynecologist, who diagnosed her with polycystic ovary syndrome — 15 years after her initial complaints. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Cancer discovery could revive failed treatments for solid tumors
(University of Virginia Health System) New research could rescue once-promising immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative breast cancer, that ultimately failed in human clinical trials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

End-of-life care remains aggressive for people with ovarian cancer
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) People with ovarian cancer frequently receive aggressive end-of-life care despite industry guidelines that emphasize quality of life for those with advanced disease, according to a recent study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Experimental treatment offers hope of fertility for early menopausal women
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Menopause typically signals the end of a woman's ability to become pregnant. However, in a small new study, a novel approach of administering platelet-rich plasma and gonadotropins near the ovarian follicles is showing promise in restoring ovarian function. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cytoreduction in Advanced Ovarian Cancer:'Keep the Status Quo'Cytoreduction in Advanced Ovarian Cancer:'Keep the Status Quo '
A retrospective case-control study showed that optimal cytoreductive surgery is an independent predictor of overall survival, even when controlling for response to chemotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Obesity Is Source of Marked Increased Risk of Diabetes in PCOS Obesity Is Source of Marked Increased Risk of Diabetes in PCOS
Obesity has been identified as the key risk factor for type 2 diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Drug Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Title: Drug Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Drug Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Drug Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- Women with advanced ovarian cancer often face grim statistics, with less than half surviving for five years after their diagnosis. However, a new study suggests that so-called " maintenance therapy " with a targeted cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Olaparib Boosts Survival for Women With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- Women with advanced ovarian cancer often face grim statistics, with less than half surviving for five years after their diagnosis. However, a new study suggests that so-called " maintenance therapy " with a targeted cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High-Intensity Interval Training Cuts Cardiometabolic Risks in Women With PCOS High-Intensity Interval Training Cuts Cardiometabolic Risks in Women With PCOS
HIIT was better than moderate-intensity training for improving several measures of cardiometabolic health in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in a prospective, randomized, single-center study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

PCOS Equivalent in Men: No Ovaries Required PCOS Equivalent in Men: No Ovaries Required
The concept that there is a male equivalent of polycystic ovary syndrome was first described more than 15 years ago; a new study has further validated the principle using a polygenic risk score.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Potential COVID-19 treatment identified in UCLA-led lab study
This study identified a new potential therapy that could help the global fight against COVID-19 and support populations that have been disproportionately affected by this deadly disease.”Drugs are categorized as small molecules when their individual molecules are tiny enough that they can penetrate to where they are needed. The researchers screened 430 drugs from among the approximately 200,000 compounds in CNSI ’sMolecular Screening Shared Resource libraries. They identified 34  that demonstrated at least some ability to halt the coronavirus, and eight that did so at relatively lower doses, before zeroing...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why 2020 was the year of marvellous medicine
A vaccine that could treat multiple types of tumours and stop the cancer from returning has been created in Australia. It could be used against breast, lung, ovarian, kidney and pancreatic cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rock Musician Turned Med Student Takes Aim at Ovarian Cancer Rock Musician Turned Med Student Takes Aim at Ovarian Cancer
Tragedy, luck, and perseverance took Stephen Harris from world tours with The Cult and Guns N'Roses to becoming a climbing instructor, going to medical school, and now helping those with ovarian cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

A leap forward in research on CAR T cell therapy
(University of Helsinki) A study recently published in the journal Science looked into how CAR T immunotherapy could be used to treat solid tumours in addition to leukaemias. The programming of CAR T cells opens avenues for applying cell therapies to, for example, breast cancer or ovarian cancer in the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis Primary Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis
Primary ovarian insufficiency was tied to an increased risk of osteoporosis in a large Canadian cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Couples Everywhere Are Having More Twins
A big reason for all those twins is an increase in medically assisted reproduction, including in vitro fertilization, ovarian stimulation and artificial insemination. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Persistent bloating could be a sign of ovarian cancer
CANCER is a scary word, no matter which body part it affects. Women are at real risk of a tumour growing in their ovaries and fallopian tubes. If this disease isn't caught early, there's a real possibility it could go elsewhere. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are women over 70 dying from ovarian cancer... as a tragic result of ageism?
The over-70s face an average delay of five months before being referred to specialists, according to data collected by Ovarian Cancer Action - twice as long as the wait faced by younger women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome at significantly increased risk of COVID-19
(University of Birmingham) Research reveals women with polycystic ovary syndrome are at a significantly increased risk of contracting COVID-19 than women without the condition (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
A large, retrospective study shows how germline genetic testing has evolved over time in women with breast cancer or ovarian cancer -- reveals a path forward for testing these patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Sensitivity testing on ovarian cancer cells isolated from malignant ascites
(Impact Journals LLC) The aim of this @Oncotarget study is to determine whether tumor cells isolated from ascites of EOC patients can be used to determine chemotherapy sensitivity by using in vitro proliferation assays (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Are the Causes of Secondary Amenorrhea?
Discussion The first sign of puberty in females is breast budding (Tanner stage II) which normally occurs from 8-13 years. Menarche usually occurs within 2 years of breast budding occurring usually at Tanner stage III-IV breast development. Menarche occurs for most girls from 10-15 years. Most cycles range between 21-45 days. Age> 13 years without acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics,> 15 years before menarche or 5 years after acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics or cycles longer than 45 days are indications for evaluation. After menarche is it not uncommon to have anovulatory cycles that are ir...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ovarian Cancer Prevention: How Patients Decide on Surgery Ovarian Cancer Prevention: How Patients Decide on Surgery
Patients consider the risk of cancer and menopause, as well as other factors, when making decisions about ovarian cancer prevention surgery, according to a small study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lisa Mosconi: How Does Menopause Affect The Brain?
We associate menopause with the ovaries, but its symptoms start in the brain. Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi explains how brain health during menopause affects the rest of the body.(Image credit: Jasmina Tomic/Jasmina Tomic / TED) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR/TED Staff Source Type: news

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Linked to Osteoporosis
THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 -- Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is associated with osteoporosis, according to a study published online March 1 in Menopause. Alison K. Shea, M.D., Ph.D., from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Causes Cysts on the Ovaries?
Title: What Causes Cysts on the Ovaries?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - March 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Primary ovarian insufficiency associated with increased risk of osteoporosis
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) CLEVELAND, Ohio (March 3, 2021)--The loss of estrogen after menopause is associated with rapid bone loss. A new study compared the bone health outcomes in women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) and early menopause with women who experienced menopause at the standard age to confirm the association between POI and osteoporosis. Study results are published online today inMenopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Biocon Biologics, Viatris Inc. get CHMP nod for Abevmy, a biosimilar to Avastin
Abevmy is abiosimilar to Roche's Avastin, prescribed for all indications including metastatic colorectal carcinoma, metastatic breast cancer, non-small-cell lung carcinoma, glioblastoma, ovarian, cervical and renal cancer as part of a specific regimen, it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UAMS Professor Awarded $900K Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
UAMS Professor Martin Cannon has been awarded a $900,000 Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance grant to study dendritic cell vaccination against ovarian cancer. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 25, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Preparing $3.9 Billion for Talc Settlements
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has set aside $3.9 billion for talc-related litigation, according to a regulatory filing this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C. The company said it’s now facing more than 25,000 lawsuits related to various talc products that have allegedly caused cancers, primarily from asbestos fiber contamination. The $3.9 billion is almost double the amount that Johnson & Johnson reported being set aside for litigation expenses in its 2020 fiscal year-end results. A Missouri Court of Appeals earlier last year upheld a lower-court ruling, but reduced t...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 24, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Amy Edel Source Type: news

Pap Test/Cervical Swab Samples Reveal Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers Pap Test/Cervical Swab Samples Reveal Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers
Residual fixatives from liquid-based Pap tests and cervical swabs contain tumor-specific biomarkers for ovarian cancer, according to an analysis of proteins found in matched biospecimens.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Breaking the infertility cycle: Sheep could show us the way
(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) A Texas A&M AgriLife study with sheep may soon help address fertility problems in women, if it can discover ways to break the chain of generational transfer of polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS -- one of the most common infertility disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers develop test to measure effect of breast cancer gene variants
(Mayo Clinic) Researchers at Mayo Clinic have combined results from a functional test measuring the effect of inherited variants in the BRCA2 breast and ovarian cancer gene with clinical information from women who received genetic testing to determine the clinical importance of many BRCA2 variants of uncertain significance (VUS). The findings were published today in a study in theAmerican Journal of Human Genetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers develop test to measure effect of breast cancer gene variants
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic have combined results from a functional test measuring the effect of inherited variants in the BRCA2 breast and ovarian cancer gene with clinical information from women who received genetic testing to determine the clinical importance of many BRCA2 variants of uncertain significance (VUS). The findings were published today [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 19, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ultrasound contrast for tubal patency debuts in U.S.
ExEm Foam has announced that its ultrasound contrast agent for detecting tuba...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4D ultrasound contrast HSG assesses fallopian tubes Study: UFE can help restore fertility 3D-printed mouse ovaries yield healthy offspring (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news