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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

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

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

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds January 27, 2015

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth January 27, 2015

As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem? January 26, 2015

Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day January 23, 2015

Expert offers allergen-avoiding advice for buying gifts and planning a night out

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC January 22, 2015

If they become pregnant, birth defects and preterm birth are possible risks

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds January 21, 2015

But 25 percent still die, pointing to need for better pregnancy interventions, doctors say

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? January 21, 2015

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments January 21, 2015

Implanting just one embryo a significant factor in the change, study author says

Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in the Past Decade January 20, 2015

But the procedure is expensive and not always tied to better outcomes, study suggests

Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says January 19, 2015

But many people are too embarrassed to seek treatment, or don't know options exist

New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men January 16, 2015

Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

U.S. Birth Rate Continues Decline, CDC Reports January 15, 2015

But experts expect economic recovery will lead to turnaround

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC January 15, 2015

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

Straight Men More Prone to Jealousy Over Sexual Infidelity: Study January 13, 2015

But emotional infidelity more upsetting to straight women, researchers add

Health Tip: What to Avoid During Pregnancy January 13, 2015

Things to stay away from

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find January 09, 2015

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds January 09, 2015

Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk in Study January 08, 2015

But impaired fetal growth is a far more likely cause, researchers say

Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation? January 07, 2015

Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis January 06, 2015

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds January 06, 2015

Improvements through the years have made these procedures safer, researchers say

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby December 31, 2014

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study December 18, 2014

Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb December 18, 2014

Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk December 18, 2014

Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests December 17, 2014

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC December 16, 2014

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos December 16, 2014

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors December 15, 2014

Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says December 12, 2014

Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients December 12, 2014

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows December 11, 2014

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Medical conditions or treatments may affect fertility, researchers say

Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations December 10, 2014

Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study December 10, 2014

Children's IQs were about 7 points lower among mothers with the highest exposures

No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility December 09, 2014

Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

Many Women Don't Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds, Study Finds December 09, 2014

One-third who had been normal weight before giving birth were overweight or obese a year later

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