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More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed December 08, 2016

All U.S. women should get the vaccine in pregnancy, but only about half do now, researchers say

Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates December 06, 2016

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes December 05, 2016

Surgical delivery might be widening gap between baby's size and mother's pelvis, researchers say

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk? December 01, 2016

Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance December 01, 2016

People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study November 30, 2016

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study November 22, 2016

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

A Benefit of Back Pain Surgery: Better Sex November 22, 2016

Operation often leads to more comfortable lovemaking, study finds

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

New Fetal Views in 3-D November 21, 2016

Doctors combine MRI, ultrasound to create more lifelike images of inside the womb

Do Women Who Have Kids Later Live Longer? November 17, 2016

Those who give birth at age 25 or older more likely to live to 90, study suggests

Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex November 17, 2016

Drug contained in a once-daily insert

Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success November 17, 2016

But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids November 16, 2016

Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

Women at Greater Risk Than Men for Zika Infection: Study November 16, 2016

In mice, the vagina had a delayed immune response to the virus

Tracking Blood Sugar in Pregnancy Might Lower Heart Defect Risk for Baby November 14, 2016

Study strengthens tie between gestational diabetes and these congenital anomalies

New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study November 11, 2016

Trend popular because advocates say practice speeds recovery after childbirth, boosts mothers' mood and energy

Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report November 11, 2016

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher November 11, 2016

And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes November 11, 2016

Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV November 10, 2016

Monkey study produces 'one-two punch' that combines an HIV vaccine and an immune-stimulating drug

Antibodies May Hold Key to HIV Suppression November 09, 2016

Two early trials suggest approach might make it possible for patients to go off antiretroviral meds

Premature Calcium Deposits May Trigger Premature Births November 09, 2016

Mother's water can break too soon, researchers report

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome November 09, 2016

Study singled out infants who showed physical, mental signs of exposure

Memory Can Fade After Menopause November 09, 2016

But women still outperform men, researchers report

Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms November 08, 2016

Suicide, overdoses are occurring when expecting and in first year of motherhood; depression a likely factor, study finds

Those Low on 'Love Hormone' May Have Less Empathy: Study November 07, 2016

Medical conditions can affect ocytocin levels

Antibody Treatment Shields Fetus From Zika -- in Mice November 07, 2016

Human-derived protein shows promise, but must still be tested in human trials

Urine Samples May Yield Clues to Fetal Health November 04, 2016

Doctors could then suggest needed lifestyle changes, researchers say

Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study November 03, 2016

Three-shot regimen seems to control lesions as effectively as daily pills, but wider trials needed

Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World November 02, 2016

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

Menopause and a Decline in Intimacy November 02, 2016

Researchers identify timing, but it can vary by race and ethnicity

Be Alert for PTSD After Pregnancy Loss November 02, 2016

45 percent of women who miscarried reported struggling with the mental disorder

Common Vaccine Safe for Mother, Fetus November 01, 2016

Finding should reassure women who get Tdap shot to help protect their infant against whooping cough

U.S. Premature Births Rise for 1st Time in 8 Years November 01, 2016

March of Dimes' report finds significant geographic and racial disparities

Every Day in the Womb Boosts Babies' Brain Development: Study October 31, 2016

Growth is exponential in third trimester, researchers report

Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility? October 31, 2016

Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV October 28, 2016

'This is potentially a lifesaving therapy,' researcher says

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications October 28, 2016

Women who had procedure less likely to have large babies, need C-sections than obese women, review finds

Health Tip: Sleeping When You're Pregnant October 28, 2016

Suggestions to help fight insomnia

Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed October 27, 2016

Injections as effective as other contraceptives, but side effects prompted early halt of trial

Cranberry Products May Not Prevent UTIs: Study October 27, 2016

In female nursing home residents, cranberry capsules didn't affect infection rate

Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study October 27, 2016

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples

HIV May Hide in Tissues, Even After Treatment October 27, 2016

Study suggests this hidden virus might spur other conditions in patients

Study Discounts Myth of 'Patient Zero' in U.S. AIDS Crisis October 26, 2016

Genetic analysis of 40-year-old blood samples shows many North Americans already infected by late 1970s

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