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Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests May 25, 2017

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities

Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways May 24, 2017

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds May 23, 2017

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease May 22, 2017

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

Sleep Apnea May Boost Pregnancy Complications May 22, 2017

Longer hospital stays, more hysterectomies tied to the sleep disorder, study says

Health Tip: Storing Breast Milk Safely May 22, 2017

How, where and when to store it

Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse May 19, 2017

Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty May 17, 2017

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause May 16, 2017

Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital May 16, 2017

Consumer Reports finds rates vary from 7 to 64 percent across U.S.

Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy May 16, 2017

Here's what you can do

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too May 15, 2017

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk May 15, 2017

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido May 15, 2017

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss May 12, 2017

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women May 09, 2017

U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infected

Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why May 09, 2017

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men May 09, 2017

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma May 09, 2017

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic May 08, 2017

British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' women

Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly May 08, 2017

30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study finds

Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse? May 08, 2017

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors May 05, 2017

Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby May 03, 2017

Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancy

Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario May 03, 2017

A mild outbreak might approach $200 million, while more severe spread could involve billions, study finds

Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle With Learning May 03, 2017

They're more likely to have disabilities and developmental delays, researchers say

Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years May 02, 2017

Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

Some Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage Risk May 01, 2017

Study finds certain meds seem safer than others, but overall danger is low, researchers say

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee April 28, 2017

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC April 27, 2017

Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first baby

Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk? April 27, 2017

Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effect

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study April 26, 2017

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD April 26, 2017

Link with the psychiatric disorder is more apparent for women, study contends

Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia April 25, 2017

Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit

Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol April 21, 2017

Drinking down 11 percent in states where liquor retailers must post signs, study finds

You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features April 21, 2017

Twins study found DNA most at play for nose's tip, area around lips, cheekbones

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women April 21, 2017

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats April 21, 2017

Fish low in mercury are safest

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients? April 18, 2017

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids April 18, 2017

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too April 18, 2017

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey April 17, 2017

Doctors voice concerns about harms to developing fetus

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies April 17, 2017

CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings April 17, 2017

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study April 14, 2017

Exposure to lead residue from firing guns can bring health harms, researchers say

More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer April 14, 2017

Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

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