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Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds November 30, 2015

Kids tend to delay sex if Mom and Dad keep an eye on what they're doing, who they're with

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill Truvada November 24, 2015

Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies November 23, 2015

High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows November 23, 2015

Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise November 19, 2015

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy November 19, 2015

Suggestions before you conceive

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk? November 18, 2015

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study November 18, 2015

More than that doesn't add to connubial bliss, research shows

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Charlie Sheen: I'm HIV-Positive November 17, 2015

Actor says he doesn't know how he became infected, and insists he hasn't infected others

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC November 17, 2015

Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

Reports Say Charlie Sheen HIV-Positive November 16, 2015

Actor will reportedly discuss his health Tuesday on Today show

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics November 16, 2015

New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer November 16, 2015

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction November 13, 2015

Men with low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' more likely to be impotent, study suggests

First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S. November 13, 2015

Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC November 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids November 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests November 11, 2015

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

Sex Is Safe for Heart Patients With a Defibrillator November 09, 2015

New study should calm fears of patients and their partners, experts say

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring November 09, 2015

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

Gratitude May Be Key to Wedded Bliss November 06, 2015

How you feel about your marriage hinges on whether you feel appreciated by your spouse, study finds

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

Illegal Toad Venom 'Aphrodisiac' Linked to NYC Man's Death November 05, 2015

Ingredient in products called 'stone' can dangerously alter heart rhythm, city health officials say

U.S. Gets a 'C' Grade on Preterm Births November 05, 2015

March of Dimes report card shows room for improvement in many cities, states

Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus November 04, 2015

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC November 03, 2015

Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk November 03, 2015

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy November 03, 2015

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study November 02, 2015

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health October 30, 2015

Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

Study Sees No Link Between Antibiotics in Early Pregnancy and Birth Defects October 30, 2015

Researchers looked for risk among women prescribed drugs that include azithromycin

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Doctors Can Fine-Tune Estimates of Delivery Dates, Study Finds October 28, 2015

Simple test of cervix length would help, researchers say

Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties October 26, 2015

Oxytocin linked to marijuana-like molecule in the brain, study says

Wielding Power May Spur Testosterone Surges: Study October 26, 2015

Women see greater increase in levels of this 'male' hormone in competitive situations

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

Light Meal During Labor May Be Safe for Most Women: Study October 26, 2015

Review finds little danger for low-risk patients

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study October 22, 2015

Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' Women October 21, 2015

Case report details how ovarian hyperthecosis leads to balding, excess body hair

Technique Could Preserve Fertility for Wounded Soldiers October 20, 2015

Sperm retrieval might help injured servicemen have children in the future, study says