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Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says October 21, 2014

Success rates for in vitro fertilization were half those of white women

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze? October 20, 2014

Study suggests male beverage consumption affects in vitro fertilization results

As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds October 20, 2014

National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure

'Desensitized' Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex October 20, 2014

Study found that as parents viewed more of it themselves, they became more lax about how much kids could see

Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy October 20, 2014

Reasons include having to go more often

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study October 17, 2014

Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone October 16, 2014

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression October 15, 2014

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety October 15, 2014

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says October 14, 2014

Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful? October 14, 2014

Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study October 10, 2014

Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected

Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care October 09, 2014

CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy October 09, 2014

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed October 09, 2014

Early use likely won't lead to delivery complications, review of previous studies finds

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Marriage Break-Up Rates Similar for Gay, Straight Couples: Study October 06, 2014

Research tracked U.S. national data on marriage and 'marriage-like' unions from 2009-12

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior

Health Tip: Reducing the Risk of Premature Delivery October 06, 2014

Don't drink alcohol or smoke

Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study October 03, 2014

Women who were exposed had higher rates of stillbirth, placenta problems, researchers say

No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State October 03, 2014

Benefits unclear, harms unknown, researchers report

Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts October 03, 2014

The drug levothyroxine remains first choice, guidelines say

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Colitis therapy tied to 4 cases of low white blood cell count in newborns, but some docs question the finding

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse October 03, 2014

Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find October 02, 2014

Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: Study October 02, 2014

Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate October 01, 2014

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk October 01, 2014

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study September 30, 2014

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study September 30, 2014

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study September 30, 2014

Researchers found women likelier to seek mates around their own age

Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control September 29, 2014

These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds September 26, 2014

Unbiased facts are key to intelligent decision-making, researchers say

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC September 25, 2014

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Half of HIV-Positive Gay Men in U.S. Aren't Getting Proper Treatment September 25, 2014

CDC report recommends greater effort to boost HIV testing and retain patients in care

U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds September 24, 2014

Preemies, deaths among full-term babies contribute to higher rate compared to 25 other countries

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say September 23, 2014

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs September 22, 2014

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu September 22, 2014

An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients September 22, 2014

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? September 22, 2014

Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study September 22, 2014

More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies? September 19, 2014

Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement September 19, 2014

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

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