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Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women March 27, 2015

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking March 25, 2015

In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study March 24, 2015

Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild March 23, 2015

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men March 23, 2015

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds March 19, 2015

But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care March 19, 2015

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women March 19, 2015

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes March 19, 2015

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex March 18, 2015

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests March 18, 2015

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study March 17, 2015

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies March 17, 2015

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

Health Tip: Help Your Child Adjust to a Sibling March 17, 2015

Suggestions to smooth the transition

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds March 17, 2015

British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds March 16, 2015

And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women March 13, 2015

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds March 13, 2015

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns March 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds March 11, 2015

This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts March 10, 2015

Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk March 09, 2015

Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk March 09, 2015

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb March 09, 2015

Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes March 06, 2015

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes March 06, 2015

But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk March 06, 2015

It's unclear how the conditions might be connected; experts recommend caution

Common Antiseptic Can Prevent Infant Deaths, Study Says March 06, 2015

Findings useful for home births in developing countries

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla. March 06, 2015

Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too March 06, 2015

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk March 05, 2015

Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack March 05, 2015

That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species March 05, 2015

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause March 04, 2015

Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S. March 03, 2015

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic February 27, 2015

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices February 26, 2015

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks February 26, 2015

Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC February 24, 2015

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth February 23, 2015

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System February 23, 2015

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease February 20, 2015

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women February 20, 2015

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn February 20, 2015

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk February 19, 2015

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago February 19, 2015

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

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