Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- If a woman develops breast cancer, having larger breasts and being sedentary might increase her risk of dying from the disease, a large, long-term study suggests.
Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Expectant mothers who smoke marijuana may triple their risk for a stillbirth, a new study suggests.
Viagra for Menstrual Cramps?
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women dealing with painful menstrual cramps may receive relief from an unexpected source -- the erectile dysfunction medication normally found in their husbands' little blue pills.
Early Puberty in Girls Might Be Linked to Bad Behavior
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who hit puberty early might be more likely than their peers to get into fights or skip school, a new study suggests.
Money Problems Can Compromise Breast Cancer Care
SUNDAY, Dec. 8, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Money problems can prevent women from getting recommended breast cancer treatments, a new study suggests.
Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity and smoking increase the risk of implant failure in women who undergo breast reconstruction soon after breast removal, according to a new study.
Some Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risk in Women: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A certain type of diabetes drug may lower cancer risk in women with type 2 diabetes by up to one-third, while another type may increase the risk, according to a new study.
Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are happy with their bodies are better able to maintain a happy relationship, a new study finds.
U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy rates continue to decline in the United States, a federal report released Thursday shows.
Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American mothers watch more TV and get less physical activity today than mothers did four decades ago, a new study finds.