Women's Health in the News

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

09/22/2014 - An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

09/21/2014 - Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

09/19/2014 - Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

09/19/2014 - Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study

09/17/2014 - Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

09/17/2014 - It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

09/16/2014 - Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

09/16/2014 - Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

09/16/2014 - Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

09/16/2014 - Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

09/15/2014 - Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis

09/12/2014 - Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study

09/11/2014 - This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

09/10/2014 - Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study

09/10/2014 - Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

09/10/2014 - All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory

09/10/2014 - Those with good childhood experiences will respond better to their own infants, researchers say

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

09/09/2014 - Depression, rather than SSRIs, might fuel the association, researchers suggest

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

09/08/2014 - Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study

09/05/2014 - Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease