Monday, February 8, 2016

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(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.
Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows
Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says
Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report
Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says
Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous
Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says
Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds
No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health
Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says
Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says
Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms
Researchers also found music helps during the procedure
Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks
Expert says doctors need to do more to safeguard kids from concussions
But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be