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Those with good childhood experiences will respond better to their own infants, researchers say
For much of his 20-year career as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Anthony J. Sciscione has been criticizing something obstetricians routinely prescribe to try to prevent premature birth: bed rest.
Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say
Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease
Five major journals adopt sex reporting requirements
The new research shows they don't raise cancer survival rates.
PITTSBURGH - More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a large new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates.
If you're a mom-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.
Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in a new study.
Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say
New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD
For many of us, the long, cold winter challenged our ability to maintain our fitness goals. With warmer weather now upon us, it's time to start thinking about sleeveless shirts, shorts and teeny bikinis.
Task force cautions most women don't have symptoms from these infections
An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say
Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say
Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid
Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say
Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say
Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended
More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress
Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say
Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices
Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says
Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says
Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says
Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals