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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

Abused Kids Not Destined to Be Abusive Parents, Study Finds March 26, 2015

But neglect, sexual abuse was more likely in kids of parents who were abused as children

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

Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene March 24, 2015

Disclosure that she had ovaries removed spotlights issues faced by women with BRCA mutations

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

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Exercise Might Help His Sex Life March 23, 2015

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants March 19, 2015

But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C

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

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

Child Sex Trafficking Victims Easily Missed by Doctors, Social Workers: Study March 17, 2015

Victims 'hide in plain sight,' experts say, and survey finds more training is needed

Herpes Drug Might Help Control Spread of HIV, Too March 17, 2015

Researchers found that Valtrex appeared to reduce viral levels

More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels? March 13, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, study suggests the relationship between the two works the other way

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

Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows March 11, 2015

Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds March 11, 2015

This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts March 10, 2015

Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study March 10, 2015

It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says March 09, 2015

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize

Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study March 09, 2015

Other factors that seemed to have an effect were high blood pressure, taking many medications

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk March 09, 2015

Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk March 09, 2015

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb March 09, 2015

Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes March 06, 2015

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes March 06, 2015

But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men? March 06, 2015

In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla. March 06, 2015

Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too March 06, 2015

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk March 05, 2015

Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause March 04, 2015

Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy March 04, 2015

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S. March 03, 2015

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas March 03, 2015

Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating March 02, 2015

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks February 26, 2015

Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study February 25, 2015

Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC February 24, 2015

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study February 23, 2015

But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth February 23, 2015

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease February 20, 2015

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn February 20, 2015

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

Some HIV Strains Cause Early Damage to Immune System, Study Finds February 19, 2015

These fast-replicating strains appear to result in quicker progression

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment? February 19, 2015

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

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