Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen taken by breastfeeding mothers, the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine appear to be present at low concentrations in breast milk and in the bloodstream of their infants.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMothers using autonomously practicing midwives throughout their pregnancy and childbirth are more likely to have adverse outcomes for their newborns than those who use obstetricians, according to a...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTAlthough morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTInfants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, new Southampton research has shown.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHaving an abortion may be followed by feelings of grief, loss, or regret, which could lead to a type of depression. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe idea of being able to reduce cellulite with an over-the-counter cream is an attractive one, but do they work? Find out about them and other treatments.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTLearning disabilities are more common in children who were conceived between January and March - the time of year when there is insufficient sunlight to produce vitamin D - according to a new study...
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTCognitive function improves with aerobic exercise, but not for people exposed to high levels of mercury before birth, according to research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTBreaking research finds that depression in early pregnancy predicts gestational diabetes and that gestational diabetes predicts postpartum depression.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers could not completely rule out an increased risk for specific defects.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research reveals that in pregnant women, Zika virus infection damages certain cells that affect placental formation and function.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTA series of papers in The Lancet highlights disparities in maternal health care across the globe and details strategies to reduce maternal mortality.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTThe preliminary findings of a case control study conclude the microcephaly epidemic is a result of congenital Zika virus infection, but questions remain.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal how injecting sperm into embryos called parthenogenotes produced healthy baby mice, and no female egg was needed.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:00:00 PDTA novel strategy to screen pregnant women for malaria with rapid diagnostic tests and treat the test-positive women with effective antimalarials does not lower the risk of adverse pregnancy...
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTNew research provides the first clear evidence that the amount of nutrients transported to the foetus by the placenta adjusts according to both the foetal drive for growth, and the mother's...
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTTelangiectasias are small, broken, or widened blood vessels found near the surface of the skin. Learn about their causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study indicates that adolescent females with acute leukemia have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to receiving chemotherapy that can cause birth defects.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTPCOS is a disorder that causes an imbalance in female sex hormones. Learn about how it can affect fertility, along with other symptoms and treatment.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTWomen who undergo gastric bypass surgery for weight loss risk giving birth to babies that are small or have lower average birth weights.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTChildren born during World War I whose fathers were injured or killed in action were found to have shorter lifespans in a first-of-its-kind study.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTThe 10 year statutory time limit on the storage of human eggs should be scrapped to allow women to freeze their eggs for longer periods, according to new research from the London School of...
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTScientists have long known that infants born to women who are obese show higher risks of obesity, but they don't fully understand what boosts those risks.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTLearn all about the symptoms and disorders associated with the monthly period. This article also looks at treatment for premenstrual symptoms.