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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

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds July 27, 2016

Researchers suggest World Health Organization change classification

Menopause Hastens Aging, Studies Suggest July 26, 2016

Researchers found it boosted cellular aging by an average of 6 percent

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

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

Health Tip: Hormones Can Affect Women's Dental Health July 26, 2016

Here's how

Induced Labor Won't Raise Autism Risk in Kids, Research Suggests July 25, 2016

Large study should allay fears that procedure might play a role, researchers say

1.6 Million Child-Bearing Women in Latin America Could Get Zika: Study July 25, 2016

Scientists used data on births, climate and other mosquito-borne infection to estimate outbreak

Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas July 22, 2016

41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger July 20, 2016

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

Opioids by Injection May Drive HIV Outbreaks July 20, 2016

Indiana case offers a lesson for other rural communities

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

New Clues to Zika's Threat to Fetus, and How to Stop It July 19, 2016

Scientists say the virus uses 2 routes to reach the fetus, but an antibiotic may halt that transmission

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS July 19, 2016

Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV July 18, 2016

African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

1st Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported July 15, 2016

Woman in NYC contracted the virus on trip to endemic area, then passed it to boyfriend, health officials say

U.S. Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year July 14, 2016

CDC statistics for 2013-2014 show troubling spike in resistant strains

Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study July 13, 2016

Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

If 1st Baby's Early, 2nd Will Be Too: Study July 12, 2016

Chances just as high for women who go into labor naturally as those who are induced

Do More to Fight HIV in Africa: Study July 12, 2016

Male circumcision, broader use of preventive drugs could help control epidemic, researchers say

How Safe Is Condomless Sex When Partner With HIV Takes Meds? July 12, 2016

Study suggests transmission risk is low if infected person adheres to treatment

Stigma Prolongs Global HIV Epidemic Among Gays July 08, 2016

High-risk men still deprived of services around the world, study says

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

Don't Blame the Media for Teen Sex, Study Says July 06, 2016

Parents and peers have far more influence on sexual behavior

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study July 05, 2016

Effectiveness drops dramatically after that

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise July 05, 2016

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

How Pregnancy Can Trip You Up July 01, 2016

Even in first trimester, center of mass shifts forward, research shows

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work July 01, 2016

In study, only 6 had perfect score in predicting fertile days

Who's Most Likely to Seek Infertility Help July 01, 2016

They're more likely to be better educated, wealthier and older, study finds

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests June 28, 2016

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later? June 27, 2016

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community June 27, 2016

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Why Some Bisexuals Won't 'Come Out' June 24, 2016

Interviews reveal common theme

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