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Patients Will Soon Have an Additional Option When New Osteoporosis Treatment Hits Market

Romosozumab significantly reduced fracture risk, though close follow-up is required.…

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For the First Time in North America, a Woman Gives Birth After Uterus Transplant From a Deceased Donor

A baby girl born last month at Cleveland Clinic has made history. She was the first baby in North America delivered by a mother who received a uterus transplant from a deceased donor.…

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FDA OKs Wearable Device for Migraine Pain

The FDA has cleared a noninvasive device to relieve acute migraine pain. Nerivio Migra is a "first-in-category product," according to Theranica, the company that makes it. It is worn on the upper…

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FDA approves new drug for women with low sexual desire disorder

The US Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to return sexual desire to some women with low libido.…

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FDA Approves Oral Contraceptive Slynd

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Slynd (drospirenone) for use as an oral contraceptive pill. The pill contains drospirenone 4 mg and comes in sets of 24 active pills along with…

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BioSyent Announces Health Canada Approval of New Women’s Health Product

BioSyent Inc. (“BioSyent”, “the Company”, TSX Venture: RX) announces that Health Canada has approved Tibella® (tibolone), indicated for the short-term treatment of vasomotor symptoms due to estrogen…

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FDA Recalls Transvaginal Mesh for Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Recall does not necessarily mean transvaginal mesh is defective.…

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FDA Pulls All Vaginal Mesh Products Off the Market

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today ordered the manufacturers of vaginal mesh products to stop selling and distributing their products in the US immediately, saying the companies failed…

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Speaking of Women's Health Named One of the Best Women's Health Blogs of 2019

Healthline names Speaking of Women's Health Best Women's Health Blog of 2019.…

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FDA OKs Romosozumab (Evenity) for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the humanized monoclonal antibody romosozumab (Evenity, Amgen) for treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with a history of…

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FDA Says Breast Density Must Be Reported to Women During Mammograms

Women with dense breasts who get mammograms must be told of their higher risk for breast cancer under new rules proposed Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA would also…

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FDA Approves Brexanolone (Zulresso), First Treatment for Postpartum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug…

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