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Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 16, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Health Tip: Ward Off Infections During Pregnancy January 16, 2017

Suggestions to protect yourself

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School January 16, 2017

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender? January 12, 2017

Higher -- but still normal -- readings may mean a boy, study suggests

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report January 12, 2017

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

Doctors Describe First U.S. Case of Locally Acquired Zika in Pregnancy January 12, 2017

Baby shows no signs of brain abnormalities, but report urges doctors to be alert

Lower-Income Girls in U.S. Feel Unprepared for Puberty January 10, 2017

Doctors, families should talk more about what to expect, researchers say

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects January 10, 2017

Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids? January 09, 2017

Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Do Genes Steer You to a Partner With Similar Schooling? January 09, 2017

British study finds connections more likely when 'educational' DNA is shared

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug January 05, 2017

But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy January 04, 2017

Changing hormones, anxiety and heartburn can lead to insomnia

Genes May Play Role in More Severe Form of PMS January 03, 2017

Study adds to evidence of a biological cause of condition, researchers say

Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study December 30, 2016

Researchers say it could shrink donor pool, lead to higher fees

Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant December 30, 2016

Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk December 29, 2016

High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds December 28, 2016

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

More Than Half of Brazilian Women Avoid Pregnancy Due to Zika Fear December 23, 2016

In excess of 1,800 cases of birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus have hit the country so far

Past Kidney Damage Linked to Pregnancy Problems December 22, 2016

The high blood pressure condition preeclampsia is 6 times more common, study finds

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids December 22, 2016

Raised risk of reduced organ function seen in 3-year-olds whose moms smoked while pregnant

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study December 20, 2016

Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain December 19, 2016

Imaging shows adaptations in gray matter, but no sign that memory is affected

Pot Use in Pregnancy on the Upswing, Study Finds December 19, 2016

Researchers concerned about possible harm to fetus

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study December 19, 2016

Older hospital patients treated by a woman were slightly less likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days

How Is the HPV Vaccine Perceived on Twitter? December 16, 2016

Researchers find that positive messages prevail

Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services December 16, 2016

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

MRI Helps Assess Fetal Brain Abnormalities: Study December 15, 2016

Researchers recommend its use mid-pregnancy if ultrasound picks up potential problem

A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival December 14, 2016

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

Women Denied an Abortion Endure Mental Health Toll: Study December 14, 2016

Finding conflicts with previous research that found abortion caused mental health problems

FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3 December 14, 2016

A long time under or repeated episodes of sedation may pose risk to developing brains, agency says

Birth Defects From Zika More Far-Reaching Than Thought December 14, 2016

Studies found greater prevalence than believed, more neurological problems cropping up months after birth

Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy December 14, 2016

Sugar-laden foods are a no-no

Another Menopause Side Effect: Shortness of Breath? December 13, 2016

New research suggests lung function can decline significantly

Study Shows How Zika Attacks Infant Brain December 13, 2016

Virus can copy itself thousands of times, persist for more than 7 months

Rural Hospitals See Surge in Opioid-Dependent Babies December 12, 2016

Cases have skyrocketed because of widespread maternal drug abuse, study says

Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study December 12, 2016

Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers report

Zika-Linked Birth Defects Surge in Colombia: CDC December 09, 2016

Study suggests the scourge of microcephaly tied to the mosquito-borne virus is no longer limited to Brazil

More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed December 08, 2016

All U.S. women should get the vaccine in pregnancy, but only about half do now, researchers say

Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates December 06, 2016

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes December 05, 2016

Surgical delivery might be widening gap between baby's size and mother's pelvis, researchers say

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk? December 01, 2016

Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance December 01, 2016

People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study November 30, 2016

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

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