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How Pregnancy Can Trip You Up July 01, 2016

Even in first trimester, center of mass shifts forward, research shows

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work July 01, 2016

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too June 30, 2016

Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Reassessing the Annual Pelvic Exam June 29, 2016

Independent panel of U.S. experts finds 'insufficient' evidence of worth

Religion a Buffer Against Suicide for Women, Study Suggests June 29, 2016

Going to services at least once a week seemed to reduce the odds fivefold

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests June 28, 2016

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later? June 27, 2016

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women June 23, 2016

All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise

Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows June 22, 2016

Brazil, Ecuador have seen requests to a women's helpline double in 2016 over prior rates

Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study June 22, 2016

They need to be treated as aggressively as men when their hearts stop, experts say

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI June 22, 2016

The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

Many Male Docs May Overlook Female Heart Risks: Study June 22, 2016

French team say search of health records finds gender gap

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Fertility Treatments Not Linked to Twins' Birth Defects June 21, 2016

But study, while reassuring, is based on limited data

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy June 21, 2016

Check with your doctor first

Zika Spreading Rapidly Through Puerto Rico: CDC June 17, 2016

Possibly hundreds of babies could be born with brain birth defect related to virus in coming year

Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA June 17, 2016

Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

Boost Minimum Wage and Babies Benefit: Study June 16, 2016

Suggests a $1 increase linked to 4 percent drop in infant deaths, fewer low birth weight babies

Single Working Moms Carry a Heart Burden June 16, 2016

Stress, finances may boost cardiovascular risks for U.S. mothers, study says

CDC Reports Six Cases of Birth Defects Caused by Zika June 16, 2016

Three babies born with defects, while three pregnancies were lost or ended due to brain damage caused by virus

Timing of Zika Infection in Pregnancy May Be Key to Birth Defect Risk June 15, 2016

Colombian study found no cases of microcephaly when infection occurred in 3rd trimester

Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome' June 15, 2016

C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows

Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study June 14, 2016

Improvements seen in function and size 20 years later

Zika Could Spread in Southern Europe This Summer June 14, 2016

Conditions will be ripe for transmission via Aedes aegypti mosquito, study warns

Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits June 13, 2016

Infants given the drugs were prone to infections and obesity in childhood, researchers say

Couples Living in Zika Areas Should Delay Pregnancy, WHO Advises June 10, 2016

Agency acknowledges it's the only sure way to avoid having babies born with severe brain defect

6 Ways Women Can Take Care of Their Tickers June 09, 2016

Currently, 1 in 4 American women dies from heart disease, CDC says

Less Heart Care, More Strokes for Women? June 09, 2016

Study reflects gender differences in treatment of atrial fibrillation

Women Less Likely to Get Blood Thinner for Irregular Heartbeat June 08, 2016

They have a higher stroke risk from the condition than men, doctor notes

Upside of Late Delivery: Possible Brain Boost? June 07, 2016

Researchers find higher test scores during school years, but also risk of physical disabilities

Pregnant or Planning to Be? How to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus June 07, 2016

Men must do their part too, fetal medicine doctor says

Female Reproductive Tract Not a Sterile Environment, Study Finds June 07, 2016

Researchers also found different microbes in women with ovarian cancer

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC June 07, 2016

Though a major health concern, little has changed, expert says

Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds June 06, 2016

Westerners also wrestle with the condition more than people in other parts of the world

Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors June 06, 2016

Women who took an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years instead of 5 got added benefit, study found

Report Hints Zika Can Spread Through Oral Sex June 03, 2016

French finding adds to growing evidence that sexual transmission of the virus more common than thought

Zika Threat Calls for Extra Mosquito Protection This Summer June 02, 2016

Experts offer tips on how to avoid infection

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall, Hits New Record Low June 02, 2016

CDC statistics for 2015 show another 8 percent drop

Girl With Zika Birth Defect Born at New Jersey Hospital June 01, 2016

The mother was apparently infected in her home country of Honduras, reports indicate

Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke June 01, 2016

Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

Zika Infections Through Sex More Common Than Thought: WHO May 31, 2016

Women planning to become pregnant should wait 8 weeks if they or partner live in areas where infections are occurring

Most Americans Aware of Zika Threat, But Gaps in Knowledge Remain May 31, 2016

Mosquitoes main source of transmission, but many don't know virus can be spread through sex, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Health Tip: Women, Don't Neglect Your Health May 30, 2016

Follow these steps to help you stay well

Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk? May 27, 2016

Scientists measured evidence of exposure in the womb and found an association, but not proof

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk May 26, 2016

Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

Some Experts Question Extent of Zika Threat to U.S. May 26, 2016

They say Gulf Coast states face risk, but most other states probably don't

Pot While Pregnant May Raise Premature Birth Risk: Study May 25, 2016

Experts' advice to expectant mothers on marijuana use is same as for alcohol and tobacco: Don't do it

Doctors Spot New Vision Problems in Babies Struck by Zika May 25, 2016

Finding adds to growing understanding of damage virus causes in these infants, researchers say

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