Saturday, February 13, 2016

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Pregnant with my first son, all I wanted to eat was ice cream. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But sweet stuff hadn't been anywhere on the menu since early on, and I developed gestational diabetes, a hormonal condition that causes insulin resistance and elevated blood sugars during pregnancy.
(TNS) Forceps helped bring Cristin Taylor’s first child into the world, a joy that outweighed the pain of the fourth-degree tear Taylor suffered...
Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants
Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say
Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean
But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find
Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice
The presumed vast numbers of women with low libido are not that hot for the first drug ever approved to heat up their desire.
But depression, not medication, might be a possible trigger, experts say
Parents who go online to find out about the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer, may have a hard time finding accurate information, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Other depression drugs known as SSRIs did not show risk, researchers say
If harsh comments focus on the child, rather than the behaviors, symptoms may linger, researcher says
Major public health institutions say it's too soon to tell whether the report is accurate
British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact
It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests
Avoid injury while changing baby's diaper
Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports
Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports
But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect
Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find
Experts advise men to check with a doctor to rule out diseases or medications that may cause the problem
New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation
And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports
Researchers also found greater risk of suicide and more severe manic and depressive symptoms