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Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC August 26, 2016

New report also highlights ties between Zika and Guillain-Barre

'Pretend Mommy' Program Doesn't Deter Teen Pregnancy August 25, 2016

Schools should think twice about sending girls home with simulator baby, study suggests

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth? August 24, 2016

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows August 24, 2016

Brazilian infant appeared outwardly fine at birth, but neurological troubles arose later

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth August 24, 2016

Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men August 24, 2016

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

Health Tip: Losing Hair After Pregnancy August 24, 2016

Here's what can help

Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning August 23, 2016

Rate of uterus removals done with power morcellators dropped significantly, study finds

Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC August 23, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

Scans Show Range of Zika-Linked Infant Brain Defects August 23, 2016

Images of the brains of Brazilian newborns and fetuses suggest the virus affects multiple sites

Banned PCB Chemicals Still Tied to Autism in U.S. Kids August 23, 2016

These toxins have lingered in the environment, study authors say

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand August 22, 2016

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision? August 19, 2016

Men alone tend to choose an extreme option, study contends

Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems August 19, 2016

Babies with very low birth weights are often given steroids to improve lung function

Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD? August 18, 2016

Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival August 18, 2016

Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says August 17, 2016

Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives August 17, 2016

Extreme stress may affect the way the body's cells function

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth August 16, 2016

Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women August 16, 2016

Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids August 15, 2016

But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly August 11, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to a way to prevent the birth defect, scientists say

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women August 10, 2016

Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

Zika Linked to Deformed Limbs in Newborns August 10, 2016

Cause isn't clear, but brain scans hint that problem comes from nerves, not joints

Zika May Have Caused Death of Texas Newborn August 09, 2016

Baby had severe birth defect linked to mother's infection with the virus acquired outside U.S., officials say

What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study August 09, 2016

Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

U.S. Maternal Death Rate Is Rising August 08, 2016

Up 27 percent since 2000 among pregnant women or new mothers, but better reporting may play a role

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant August 05, 2016

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control August 04, 2016

Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

Heart Risk Factors Rise <i>Before</i> Menopause August 03, 2016

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

Success of 'Cervical Stitch' May Depend on the Thread: Study August 03, 2016

Common procedure is performed to prevent preterm labor

Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study August 03, 2016

Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed

Insurance, Distance Often Prevent Breast Reconstruction After Cancer August 02, 2016

Obstacles like these can keep women from getting the surgeries, study finds

Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended August 02, 2016

Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation August 02, 2016

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

CDC Awards $16M in Fight Against Zika August 02, 2016

Health experts warn pregnant women to avoid downtown Miami neighborhood

The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved? August 01, 2016

Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

Miami's Zika Infections Up to 14: Officials August 01, 2016

Health experts warn pregnant women to avoid downtown neighborhood

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments July 29, 2016

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests July 29, 2016

Gender-related differences seem to start before birth

Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas July 28, 2016

Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects

Health Tip: Choosing a Pregnancy Pillow July 28, 2016

It could help you sleep better

Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works July 27, 2016

Nicotine patches, Zyban helped 4 out of 5 women, study says

Zika Now Tied to Miscarriage July 27, 2016

Dutch case finds woman's infection in South America may have spurred her pregnancy loss

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives July 27, 2016

Those with this pattern were more likely to live past 90, study suggests

Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth July 26, 2016

Placement of IUD, contraceptive implant after delivery helps prevent accidental pregnancy, doctors advise

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