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Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says October 21, 2014

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says October 21, 2014

Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports October 20, 2014

Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds October 20, 2014

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy October 20, 2014

Reasons include having to go more often

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study October 17, 2014

Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone October 16, 2014

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds October 16, 2014

Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment October 15, 2014

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety October 15, 2014

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved October 14, 2014

Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says October 14, 2014

Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful? October 14, 2014

Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study October 13, 2014

May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows October 13, 2014

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain October 13, 2014

Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

Health Tip: Relieving Pain During Delivery October 10, 2014

Consider these natural alternatives

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy October 09, 2014

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed October 09, 2014

Early use likely won't lead to delivery complications, review of previous studies finds

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Health Tip: Reducing the Risk of Premature Delivery October 06, 2014

Don't drink alcohol or smoke

Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study October 03, 2014

Women who were exposed had higher rates of stillbirth, placenta problems, researchers say

More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment October 03, 2014

Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Colitis therapy tied to 4 cases of low white blood cell count in newborns, but some docs question the finding

2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse October 03, 2014

Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find October 02, 2014

Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds October 01, 2014

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate October 01, 2014

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says October 01, 2014

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk October 01, 2014

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy October 01, 2014

Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study September 30, 2014

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study September 30, 2014

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says September 30, 2014

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing September 30, 2014

Feed baby more during the day

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer September 29, 2014

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control September 29, 2014

These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women September 26, 2014

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds September 26, 2014

Unbiased facts are key to intelligent decision-making, researchers say

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC September 25, 2014

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief' September 25, 2014

Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds

U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds September 24, 2014

Preemies, deaths among full-term babies contribute to higher rate compared to 25 other countries

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say September 23, 2014

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds September 23, 2014

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus

NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials September 23, 2014

These strategic investments help incorporate sex into existing funded studies, U.S. health officials say

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