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Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment? January 28, 2015

Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women January 28, 2015

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking January 28, 2015

More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions January 27, 2015

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth January 27, 2015

As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer January 26, 2015

Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies <i>and</i> Minds January 23, 2015

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC January 22, 2015

If they become pregnant, birth defects and preterm birth are possible risks

Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer January 22, 2015

But the odds of any one birth control pill user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds January 21, 2015

But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? January 21, 2015

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women January 16, 2015

Good spirits may be as important as lifestyle habits, researchers say

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women January 15, 2015

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

U.S. Birth Rate Continues Decline, CDC Reports January 15, 2015

But experts expect economic recovery will lead to turnaround

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC January 15, 2015

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk January 15, 2015

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight January 15, 2015

Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image

Episiotomies on the Decline for U.S. Births January 13, 2015

But almost 12 percent of deliveries still involve the surgical procedure, study finds

Health Tip: What to Avoid During Pregnancy January 13, 2015

Things to stay away from

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find January 09, 2015

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks January 09, 2015

Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk in Study January 08, 2015

But impaired fetal growth is a far more likely cause, researchers say

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk January 08, 2015

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer January 07, 2015

Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes January 07, 2015

Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation? January 07, 2015

Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis January 06, 2015

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds January 06, 2015

Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts January 05, 2015

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

Common Breast Biopsy Finding May Be More Dangerous Than Thought December 31, 2014

Thirty percent of women with 'atypical hyperplasia' eventually developed breast cancer, study found

Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years December 31, 2014

American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer December 21, 2014

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk December 18, 2014

Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests December 17, 2014

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Texas Infant Dies of Legionnaires' Disease After 'Water Birth' December 17, 2014

Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC December 16, 2014

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos December 16, 2014

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder December 16, 2014

Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says December 12, 2014

Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients December 12, 2014

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says December 12, 2014

Idea is to identify women who do and don't need further treatment

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows December 11, 2014

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study December 11, 2014

Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women

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