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Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests November 25, 2015

Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study November 24, 2015

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds November 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women November 23, 2015

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies November 23, 2015

High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke November 23, 2015

Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level November 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around? November 19, 2015

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy November 19, 2015

Suggestions before you conceive

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Breast-Feeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Preemie Eye Problem November 16, 2015

Exclusive use of human milk lowers odds of potentially blinding condition by 75 percent, study suggests

First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S. November 13, 2015

Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer November 13, 2015

Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC November 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids November 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests November 11, 2015

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

Some Kids With Heart Defects Struggle in School November 10, 2015

Deficits in academic performance tend to rise along with severity of the defect, study finds

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women November 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Women May Get Poorer Care Than Men Post-Heart Attack November 09, 2015

This could explain gender gap in survival, researchers say

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Cardiac Concerns Not High on Women's Lists: Survey November 09, 2015

Results suggest heart disease is invisible to most American women, even though it's their No. 1 killer

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests November 05, 2015

Five hours or less a night linked to reduced organ function in women

U.S. Gets a 'C' Grade on Preterm Births November 05, 2015

March of Dimes report card shows room for improvement in many cities, states

Breast-Feeding May Not Help Prevent Allergies in Kids, Study Claims November 05, 2015

But at least one pediatrician is skeptical of the finding, and urges mothers to breast-feed

Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study November 04, 2015

Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

Sleep Patterns May Affect a Woman's Diabetes Risk November 04, 2015

Study says adding 2 or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign

Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk November 03, 2015

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy November 03, 2015

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

Health Tip: Avoid Back Pain While Feeding Baby November 03, 2015

Put less pressure on your spine

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study November 02, 2015

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study October 30, 2015

Researchers call for removing obstacles to breast-feeding in home, community and workplace

Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health October 30, 2015

Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

Study Sees No Link Between Antibiotics in Early Pregnancy and Birth Defects October 30, 2015

Researchers looked for risk among women prescribed drugs that include azithromycin

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites October 29, 2015

In years past, rate for whites exceeded that of blacks, but that gap is gone, American Cancer Society says

Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead October 28, 2015

Older women who thought their memory was worse than average had greater risk of problems, study found

Breast Milk Makeup May Influence Child's Later Weight, Study Says October 28, 2015

Naturally occurring complex carbohydrates could play a role in obesity

Doctors Can Fine-Tune Estimates of Delivery Dates, Study Finds October 28, 2015

Simple test of cervix length would help, researchers say

Number of Mammograms Handled May Affect Breast Cancer Detection Rates October 27, 2015

Early stage invasive tumors more readily spotted at larger facilities, study says

More Evidence That Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk October 27, 2015

European study found odds for the disease rose along with daily consumption

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care October 26, 2015

Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after heart attack