Search Tag: womens health care

Women's Health

Women’s Emotional Health Is at a 15 Year Low

2021 11 Oct

Hologic ,along with Gallop, developed the Hologic Global Women’s Health Index, a global comparative survey of women’s health.  Its purpose is to provide factual data to support and guide global improvement in women’s health. Since 2005, Gallup has been interviewing nationally representative samples of women and men in over 160 countries and territories... Read more

Women's Health

Hologic Global Women’s Health Index

2021 28 Sep

A B illion W omen Didn’t See a H ealthcare P rofessional in 2020 On Yahoo Finance Live, September 24th 2021, Hologic’s CEO, Steven Mcmillan, presented the findings of the 2020 Global Women’s Health Index. Given that Hologic (Marlborough, MA) is a women’s health company focused on diagnostics and... Read more

Women's Health

The Lasting Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Screening

2021 18 Aug

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken a tremendous toll on global humanity, upending life as we know it and resulting in millions of lives lost across the world. In order to handle and best serve the constant influx of COVID-19 patients, health care facilities all over Europe have had to make sacrifices and reallocate resources, leading to delays and... Read more

Women's Health

Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?

2021 20 Jul

While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists have been spotting pigment in lymph nodes much more frequently, and more disturbingly, tattoo pigment can mimic malignant breast cancer. With 38% of Millennials having at least 1 tattoo, 32% of Generation... Read more

Women's Health

Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?

2021 20 Jul

Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona.  Biases that limit the number of women in science and technology are well known, but the consequences... Read more

Women's Health

Five Radiologists Speak Out for Annual Mammograms

2021 16 Jul

SAVING LIVES, MINIMIZING INVASIVE TREATMENTS “It’s an undisputed fact, and I don’t think anyone would disagree, that annual screening mammograms saves the most lives,” says Dr. Harriet Borofsky of Mills-Peninsula, one of five radiologists featured in this short video:  Why Mammography ? Unfortunately, according to Dr. Matthew Covington of... Read more

Women's Health

Passionate About Breast Health

2021 16 Jul

Four radiologists share their passion for good breast health—the key to detecting cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Hologic has made remarkable strides in the fight against breast cancer. When we introduced the first 3D mammography™ system on the market in 2011, we transformed radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer earlier... Read more

Women's Health

Radiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

2021 30 Mar

When a woman is confronted with a cancer diagnosis, there seems to be more questions than answers. If cancer is detected at an early stage, treatment can start sooner to ensure better outcomes. The fear of the unknown, such as radiation treatment, could also cause anxiety. However, there is good news. As an alternative to a mastectomy or whole... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

2020 01 Oct

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately 15 U.S. facilities Hologic, Inc. , an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health, today announced a multi-year commitment to decreasing breast cancer screening disparities for... Read more