Pregnancy

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...
How to have healthy weight gain during pregnancy

How to have healthy weight gain during pregnancy

It is known that women gain weight during pregnancy. Many moms still have higher body weight after giving birth than before pregnancy, and they blame...
Pregnant women need these 6 important nutrients for a healthy baby

Pregnant women need these 6 important nutrients for a healthy baby

All pregnant women know that folic acid is essential for having a healthy baby. Taking recommended 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day before...
Oral contraceptives may help protect women from ovarian cancer

Oral contraceptives may help protect women from ovarian cancer

In a new study, researchers found women who take oral contraceptives regularly have a lower risk of ovarian cancer. This is the first study that...
First drug for women with postpartum depression

First drug for women with postpartum depression

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug called Zulresso (brexanolone) for treating postpartum depression in women. This is the...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...