Pregnancy

There’s no evidence c-sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study that combines data from over 20 million births has found that a cesarean section delivery is associated with autism spectrum disorder...

Changes linked to autism risk may be detected in early-mid pregnancy

In a new study, researchers have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother's blood. These changes, which suggest increased...

You might not want to mix these 5 things with birth control

Many forms of birth control are hormone-based--but not everything mixes well with those hormones. This week on Reactions, learn about some common products that could...

Alcohol drinking during pregnancy could change genes in child and mother

In a new study, researchers found that mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies' DNA. The...

7 myths you need to know to protect your kid’s eye health

As parents, we care about our kids’ eyes. It is important for us to know the facts on child’s eye care. For example, when is the...

5 tips to lower risk of type 2 diabetes if you have gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that occurs in pregnancy. Research has shown that women who have gestational diabetes may have it again...
This drug may help women with ovarian cancer live longer

This drug may help women with ovarian cancer live longer

In a new study, researchers found that a drug called niraparib may help extend life in women with ovarian cancer. This is good news for...
Scientists confirm no safe amount of alcohol in pregnancy

Scientists confirm no safe amount of alcohol in pregnancy

Whether women can safely drink alcohol during pregnancy has been an unsolved question. In a new study, researchers confirmed that there is no safe amount...
7 things doctors want you know about infertility

7 things doctors want you know about infertility

For couples who struggle to conceive and have a child, it can be a long and emotionally draining process to start a family. April 21-28...
This exercise may protect women from negative effects of menopause

This exercise may protect women from negative effects of menopause

In a new study, researchers found that interval sprinting could help reverse negative health effects of menopause in older women. Women who took part in...

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This simple blood test could help reduce heart disease deaths

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