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SIDFA, Egypt (AP) - In this ancient village in southern Egypt on the banks of the Nile, some women are now speaking out about a long-standing tradition once never discussed.
Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report
What causes premature birth — the No. 1 cause of death for newborns and leading cause of lasting childhood disabilities — remains a mystery. To unravel the mystery, the March of Dimes is leading a new approach to studying the problem.
Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say
French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions
Psychotherapy and mindfulness techniques could help many women who experience depression during menopause.
Call the midwife: Bryn Mawr woman delivering babies for over 50 years
Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests
Women with the condition were about one-third more likely to deliver early, study found
Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
Expert offers tips for parents on how to help children stay calm during hustle and bustle of the season
Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says
Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Turn on bathroom fan while in use
Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido
But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics
Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say
Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser
Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said
Better prenatal care still needed to lower number of stillbirths, expert says
Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say
California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications