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Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say April 24, 2015

People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal April 23, 2015

Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study April 23, 2015

The sooner, the better, researchers found

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines April 21, 2015

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030 April 20, 2015

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 18, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two April 17, 2015

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism? April 14, 2015

High blood sugar might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says

Health Tip: Using Insect Repellent April 14, 2015

Suggestions for safer use

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking April 13, 2015

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study April 13, 2015

Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests April 10, 2015

But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests April 09, 2015

But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey April 08, 2015

Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low April 07, 2015

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival April 06, 2015

Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds April 06, 2015

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria April 03, 2015

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes April 03, 2015

2010 study led to a change in practice

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance' April 01, 2015

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness March 31, 2015

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms March 31, 2015

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say March 30, 2015

New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study March 30, 2015

Researchers think more female embryos die than male embryos, which contradicts traditional thinking

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk March 30, 2015

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women March 27, 2015

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking March 25, 2015

In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study March 24, 2015

Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild March 23, 2015

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men March 23, 2015

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds March 19, 2015

But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care March 19, 2015

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women March 19, 2015

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes March 19, 2015

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex March 18, 2015

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests March 18, 2015

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study March 17, 2015

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies March 17, 2015

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

Health Tip: Help Your Child Adjust to a Sibling March 17, 2015

Suggestions to smooth the transition

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds March 17, 2015

British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds March 16, 2015

And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women March 13, 2015

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds March 13, 2015

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns March 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

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