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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

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study February 17, 2015

More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts February 16, 2015

A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study February 16, 2015

Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years February 16, 2015

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence February 13, 2015

Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk February 13, 2015

Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics February 11, 2015

Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study February 10, 2015

The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers February 10, 2015

But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women February 09, 2015

Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds February 09, 2015

When they recognize need to help partner, they may just hire a cleaner instead

No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD February 09, 2015

Previous research with animals had suggested a possible connection

Some Tiny Preemies Show Poorer Mental Health in Adulthood February 09, 2015

Greater risks for those exposed to steroid drugs in the womb, study says

Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk February 06, 2015

Women benefited from drinking about 4 cups daily, study suggests

Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds February 06, 2015

Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes

IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report February 05, 2015

Ongoing study shows they prevent pregnancy at least one year beyond their approved use

Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Ease Transition to Solid Food February 05, 2015

Formula appears to change composition of gut bacteria, researchers say

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause: CDC February 05, 2015

Disorder also associated with other menstrual problems and pelvic pain, study finds

2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified February 05, 2015

London scientists say variants most strongly linked to estrogen receptor-positive disease

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds February 05, 2015

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study February 04, 2015

Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations February 04, 2015

It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing February 04, 2015

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report February 04, 2015

Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances February 02, 2015

Study finds results were similar for women who received organ whether as a child or an adult

Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses: Study February 02, 2015

Researchers found significant surge in reported crime incidence during audits

Health Tip: Managing Swelling During Pregnancy February 02, 2015

Suggestions to help you stay more comfortable

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk February 02, 2015

Mother's genes don't appear linked to premature delivery, study suggests

Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds January 30, 2015

Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early

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

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