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Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms August 21, 2014

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna August 21, 2014

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report August 20, 2014

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC August 20, 2014

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group August 19, 2014

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study August 18, 2014

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success August 14, 2014

Small study suggests deficiency in the nutrient might impair fertility

Common Chemicals May Lower Testosterone Levels, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Phthalates, found in plastics and personal care products, may disrupt sexual development, experts say

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study August 13, 2014

Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

Sperm's Anti-Germ 'Shield' Might Play Role in Fertility August 13, 2014

Boosting levels of key protein could make a difference for some men, researchers suggest

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds August 12, 2014

Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study August 11, 2014

Death rate with vaginal birth is 10 times higher, researchers find

Exposure to Common Antibacterials May Affect Growth of Fetus: Study August 11, 2014

Triclosan, triclocarban found in mothers' urine, umbilical cord blood, may disrupt hormones

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys August 05, 2014

But researchers report that 3 factors spot risk as well as painful catheter/X-ray does

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain August 05, 2014

Study may explain why attention, behavior problems persist in kids with fetal alcohol disorders

Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S. August 04, 2014

But figuring out what the best-performing centers are doing right can help everyone, researchers say

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Play Key Role in Kids' Social Skills August 04, 2014

While looking for possible link to autism, researchers found hormone affected all kids

Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Research reveals ongoing struggle in the cells of infected people

Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects July 30, 2014

Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism July 29, 2014

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice July 14, 2014

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds July 11, 2014

Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant July 11, 2014

How smoking can harm a developing baby

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection July 11, 2014

After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer July 10, 2014

But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away? July 10, 2014

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study July 09, 2014

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds July 09, 2014

This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study July 08, 2014

Complications were reduced by 57 percent when stitches were used, researchers report

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects July 08, 2014

New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study July 08, 2014

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study July 08, 2014

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies July 07, 2014

Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds

Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size July 07, 2014

Study found well-nourished, educated women had similarly sized babies, regardless of where they lived

'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers July 02, 2014

But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack July 02, 2014

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later: Study July 01, 2014

Slightly higher rate of stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies seen after cesarean delivery, researchers say

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study July 01, 2014

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk June 30, 2014

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too June 30, 2014

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study June 30, 2014

Sperm quality and woman's age are more important factors in fertility success, researchers say

Supreme Court: Some Companies Don't Have to Cover Birth Control June 30, 2014

Victory for 2 family-owned firms that said Obamacare requirement violated their religious beliefs

'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School June 30, 2014

40 percent who'd sent explicit messages or photos said they'd been sexually active, study finds

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