Category Archives: Women’s Health

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Women are equal in IDF

israelhayom.com No limits  Lt. Col. Oshrat Bachar is the deputy women’s affairs adviser to the IDF chief of staff. Israel Hayom, March 8, 2017 International Women’s Day, which will be marked worldwide on Wednesday, March 8, is of paramount significance … Continue reading

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Reducing surgery for breast cancer

timesofisrael.com Revolutionary Israeli device can eliminate need for follow-up breast cancer surgery By Shoshanna Solomon, February 9, 2017, Times of Israel Israel’s Dune Medical Devices has developed an instrument to help women with breast cancer avoid undergoing dreaded follow-up surgery … Continue reading

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Midwives talk peace

Arab and Jewish midwifes find a common language The original idea behind Midwives for Peace was that women had a special role to play in grassroots peace initiatives; ‘Pregnancy is the same wherever you are.’ By Judy Maltz , Haaretz, … Continue reading

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More rights for women in Saudi Arabia

First female law firm opens in Saudi Arabia Published time: January 03, 2014 , RT.com   AFP Photo / Hassan Ammar Human rights, Law, Opposition, Religion, Saudi Arabia The country’s first female law firm has opened its doors to protect … Continue reading

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Still no women’s rights in Egypt

Egyptian women continue the struggle by Randa El Tahawy, Common Ground News 05 July 2012 Cairo – One of the iconic images of Egypt’s revolution was that of men and women standing together, united for positive change. But since then, … Continue reading

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Stem cells linked to cervical cancer

Cervical cancer find solves decades-long mystery By Kerry Sheridan | AFP – June 11, 2012 A scientific discovery about where and how cervical cancer takes root in the body has resolved a decades-long mystery and could lead to even better … Continue reading

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ASCO identifies unnecessary procedures

Five Cancer Practices That Must Stop Zosia Chustecka April 5, 2012 — Five common cancer procedures and tests have been identified that are not supported by evidence and should no longer be used, according to the American Society of Clinical … Continue reading

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More hope for infertility

Israeli Research: Chinese Remedy for Barren Women Ancient Chinese medicine is known to ease pain and treat diseases, but Israeli researchers now think it can help barren women. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Arutz Sheva, January 16, 2012 Ancient Chinese medicine is … Continue reading

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