Obstetrics

Hydrosalpinx: Treatment and causes

• Symptoms<br>• Diagnosis<br>• Causes<br>• Infertility<br>• Treatment<br>• Outlook<p>Hydrosalpinx is the name for a condition in which a woman's fallopian tube becomes blocked with …

Medicine

Dear ladies, beware! These common cosmetic products may lead to pregnancy complications

Dr Nitasha Gupta said: "In the recent years, several endocrine disrupting chemicals have been identified to affect abnormal ovarian function, …

Pregnancy

'Unbelievable' results for baby born in Texas after in-womb surgery

HOUSTON — For a small person who had surgery before he was even born, and who'd just spent an hour and a half squeezing through a tight space that …

Pregnancy

Hatch's Beauty Line For Pregnant Women Is What You Need to Treat Yo Self Now

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman's life, but there are surprisingly few beauty products created specifically for women going through this …

Pregnancy

Scientists Are Having a Fight Over What Pregnant Women Should Eat

So much conflicting advice.<p>Many have seen someone throw a cold stare in the direction of a pregnant woman ordering a second glass of wine or, heaven …

Nutrition

Bringing Up Baby: Why Exercise Is Vital For Me As A New Mother

This week I have been mainly running away from my baby.<p>Up the river, over the hills and far away. Well, actually no further than 6km in any …

Babies

Here's how women with irregular periods can get pregnant quicker, experts reveal

Health experts reveal how women with irregular menstrual cycle can conceive quicker.<p>Gynaecologists have revealed that you need to consume a balanced …

Women's News

University Faculty Lecture to highlight screening newborns for genetic diseases

On the evening of Jan. 23, one University of Washington scientist will share his passion for what he calls “the chemistry of saving babies.” For this …

Medicine

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Infertility, both in men and women, has become quite common these days and is on the rise in India. As per estimates, there has been a 20% to 30% …

Women's News

Why I Believe Doppler Scans Should Be Available To All Pregnant Women

It is estimated that that over half of the still births in the UK could be prevented if the NHS implemented additional scans<p>In October 2009, in just …

Pregnancy

Friday Fertility Fundas: What are the common causes of infertility in men

Fertility Is A Topic That Most People Shy Away From Talking About, But We Have Answers From The Experts<p><i>Representational Image</i><p>Fertility is a topic …

Health

7 Signs an IUD Is Right for You—and 5 It Isn’t

Maybe a friend recently sang the praises of her IUD, an excited gleam in her eyes as she tried to get you to join the club. Perhaps you’ve had a few …

Health

Why Many Women Unnecessarily Get a Hysterectomy

Kim Fenoglia didn’t know what to expect when she went to her doctor to deal with her painful and unusually heavy bleeding during menstruation. An …

Medicine

6 Reasons Why People Take Birth Control (Only One Is Pregnancy Prevention)

Although politicians continue to debate the importance of birth control, let’s get one thing straight: Birth control is vital to health. It gives …

Pregnancy

What You Need To Know About The Link Between Birth Control And Cancer

A recent study confirmed a link between breast cancer and hormonal birth control (including pills but also the patch, implant and some IUDs). Give …

Health

4 moves every new mom should master before jumping back into fitness

When it comes to physical feats of the human body, giving birth is <i>beyond</i> next level. But despite the major corporeal effects of both pregnancy and …

Lifestyle

Doctors divided over report that popular morning sickness drug doesn't work

The most commonly prescribed medicine for morning sickness may not work, a new report contends.<p>The drug, Diclegis, failed to meet minimum effectiveness goals in the clinical trial relied upon by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its approval in 2013, Canadian researchers reported.<p>"There was …

Medicine

Access to safe, affordable birth control is a maternal health issue - Harvard Health Blog

I am a physician.<p>As a high-risk obstetrician (maternal-fetal medicine specialist) I pride myself on caring for women who are likely to become (or who …

Pregnancy

Journey to better health is a family affair

While 2017 is a year many Americans won’t soon forget, Latoya Evans and her family of Mehlville, Missouri had more immediate concerns beyond the …

African-American News

What Decreases Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant? These Things Can Make It Less Likely

When you were a teenager, you probably spent a lot of time worrying about how to avoid getting pregnant. But, now that you're older, and you think …

Women's News

Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When a pregnant woman smokes, the fetus' DNA is altered in ways also seen in adult smokers, researchers …

Research

Popular Fertility App Is Being Blamed for 37 Accidental Pregnancies

The company calls it "an inevitable reality."<p>Thirty-seven women who allegedly relied on the European Union-certified fertility app Natural Cycles as a non-hormonal method of birth control ended up with unwanted pregnancies in the last quarter of 2017, according to the Swedish news agency SVT. Now, …

Planned Parenthood

Breastfeeding reduces diabetes risk - US study

Women who breastfeed their babies for six months or more may be able to cut their risk of developing diabetes by nearly half, according to a new …

Diabetes

Pregnancy and Asthma: Managing Your Symptoms

Asthma is a chronic lung condition. If you're pregnant, asthma can have an impact on your health and your baby's health. Find out what you need to …

Pregnancy

11 Subtle Signs Your Birth Control Is Actually Not Right For Your Body

Many women go to their doctor, get prescribed a form of birth control stick to it because it's the first thing they've been prescribed. But not all …

Pregnancy

QQ: Can You Take Antibiotics and Birth Control at the Same Time?

<b>WHY DO ANTIBIOTICS MAKE BIRTH CONTROL INEFFECTIVE?</b><p>"Conjugated estrogen, the main active ingredient in most oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) is …

Medicine

New toolkit will help doctors spot heart disease linked to pregnancy

A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot hidden heart disease in pregnant women and new mothers.The guidelines, part of a recently released …

Medicine

Smoking in pregnancy: More support for Bolton mums-to-be

PREGNANT women will be given more support to quit smoking after figures revealed that Bolton has a higher than average number of mums-to-be who smoke …

Manchester

There's No Such Thing As 'Just' A Little Postpartum Depression

I loved my son from the very first moment I knew I was pregnant. Before I found out, really. Primary infertility meant that I was elated to find …

Mental Health

Does Sage's Antidepressant Franchise Make It An Acquisition Target?

Sage Therapeutics had two critical positive trials in late 2017.<p>Brexanolone represents potential near-term revenue with a novel indication.<p>SAGE-217 …

Business