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Kids With Two Dads as Well-Adjusted as Other Kids, Study FindsApril 30, 2016

But many of the fathers say they still face societal barriers

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their PeersApril 29, 2016

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Two Genes May Raise Odds for Fraternal Twin PregnanciesApril 28, 2016

Variants make the release of multiple eggs more likely, researchers say

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in PregnancyApril 28, 2016

Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

Births of Triplets, Quadruplets on Decline in U.S.: ReportApril 28, 2016

Improvements in infertility treatments led to fewer risky multiple births by 2014, experts say

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's SizeApril 27, 2016

Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like InfectionApril 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study FindsApril 27, 2016

They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA WarnsApril 26, 2016

Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in CanadaApril 25, 2016

Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

People With HIV May Age Faster, Study SuggestsApril 21, 2016

Genetic marker showed the virus was linked to roughly five years of premature aging

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: StudyApril 20, 2016

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

Health Tip: How You Change During Early PregnancyApril 20, 2016

Here's what to expect

More Evidence Gay Parents Raise Well-Adjusted KidsApril 19, 2016

Latest study found no differences in general health, mental health or learning abilities

After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood PressureApril 19, 2016

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer'sApril 19, 2016

Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'?April 18, 2016

Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death RiskApril 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

U.S. Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus ArrivesApril 15, 2016

At issue: should women be told to avoid getting pregnant during mosquito season

Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic AcidApril 14, 2016

Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

Zika Virus Causes Brain Defects in Babies: CDCApril 13, 2016

Agency says evidence confirms infection during early pregnancy leads to severe form of microcephaly

What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision LossApril 12, 2016

They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

Common Infection Caused First U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail, Hospital SaysApril 11, 2016

Blood supply to implanted organ was compromised, forcing its removal

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too FastApril 08, 2016

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

FDA OKs 'Containment' Bag for Certain Uterine SurgeriesApril 07, 2016

But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

Short Gap Between Pregnancies Tied to Higher Autism Risk?April 07, 2016

Data review can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that ideal spacing between children is 2 to 5 years

Pot Use During Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight BabiesApril 06, 2016

Study also finds raised risk of newborns needing intensive care, but it doesn't prove cause-and-effect

Women's Sex Lives Get a Boost After Non-Surgical Fibroid TreatmentApril 04, 2016

Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all

New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime UrinationApril 04, 2016

Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, WaistlinesApril 04, 2016

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-ControlApril 04, 2016

Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

CDC Zika Summit Details Plans to Fight Mosquito-Borne IllnessApril 01, 2016

The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say

Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study FindsMarch 31, 2016

Discovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

Flu Shot Might Cut Stillbirth RiskMarch 31, 2016

Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion MedicationMarch 30, 2016

Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

Doctors Report Groundbreaking HIV-to-HIV Organ TransplantsMarch 30, 2016

One donor supplied a kidney to one patient and a liver to another patient

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth DefectsMarch 30, 2016

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in StudyMarch 29, 2016

Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests

Many Americans Misinformed About Zika VirusMarch 29, 2016

Harvard poll shows they don't know how virus spreads or how it affects health

Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate EggMarch 29, 2016

Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

Preterm Births Tied to Smog Cost U.S. BillionsMarch 29, 2016

Researchers estimate toll of dirty air that triggers early birth can exceed $4 billion a year

Want a 2nd Date? 'Welcoming' Body Language May Be KeyMarch 28, 2016

Open arms and stretched torso appeal to the opposite sex when speed dating or looking online, study contends

CDC Sets New Guidelines on Sex After Zika ExposureMarch 25, 2016

Men with known infection from the virus should wait 6 months before condom-free sex, agency says

Caffeine Intake -- Even Dad's -- Linked to Miscarriage, Study SaysMarch 25, 2016

Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss

Hormone Exposure in Womb May Boost Later Type 2 Diabetes RiskMarch 24, 2016

Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

'Love Hormone' Levels in Pregnancy May Point to Risk for Postpartum DepressionMarch 24, 2016

Goal is to identify and treat this mental health issue early