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.
Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Over the past four decades, the rate of twin, triplet and other multiple births has soared, largely the result of fertility treatments, a new study finds.
Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women with pollen allergies may be at increased risk for blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, a new study suggests.
Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who have mammograms every 12 to 18 months have less chance of lymph node involvement than those who wait longer, therefore improving their outlook, according to an early new study.
Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Poor children get intellectual and behavioral benefits from home visits by nurses and other skilled caregivers, new research suggests.
Male Birth Control Shows Promise in Mice
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A safe and effective male birth control pill may be inching closer to reality, according to researchers.