Reproductive Health

Reproductive Health

Mother’s Flu During Pregnancy Raises Child’s Risk for Bipolar Disorder

When a pregnant woman is told to avoid alcohol, cigarettes, certain medications and even hot tubs—all of which can hurt…

Reproductive Health

Lack of Sperm Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

When someone mentions male infertility, you probably think about the huge disappointment a couple may face when the man is…

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The Birth Control You Choose Affects Your Health—Maybe for a Long Time

When it comes to birth control, there hasn't been anything as controversial as the "Plan B" pill since the Pill…

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Father’s Age Is Linked to Autism and Mental Illness

“Can you believe it? She’s expecting—at her age!” When a woman who’s pushing or past 40 announces a pregnancy, loved…

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Blood Clots and Birth Control

Editor’s note: “Just weeks after she started using birth control pills, my beautiful daughter was dead of a blood clot.…

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Preeclampsia May Forewarn Future Kidney Problems

Pregnancy, Childbirth Complications Associated with Kidney Failure Later in Life If you had preeclampsia during a pregnancy your risk for…

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News About Mercury and Pregnancy

FDA Evaluation of Mercury Health Risks Versus Benefits of Eating Fish Causes Industry Alarm Have you heard about news stories…

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Secret to Strong Sperm

Folate Important to Produce Healthy Sperm Men who plan to become dads would do well to make sure they are…

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Can Yoga Get You Pregnant?

If you’ve noticed the number of fertility yoga classes springing up across the country, you may be wondering whether sitting…

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Hidden Danger in Fertility Drugs

If you’re having trouble getting pregnant and you (or your wife) are considering using an ovary-stimulating drug, then you should…

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New Hope for Miscarriage Sufferers

For a woman who longs for a baby, miscarriage brings heartbreak—and the experience is even more devastating when it happens…

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The New Drugstore Sperm Test

Hey, men—how would you like to buy a cheap kit at your drugstore that quickly tells you whether your sperm…

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How Many Embryos Are Necessary?

In-vitro fertilization (IVF) has come a long way since the first “test-tube” baby in 1978. Even so, there is still…

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The Alarming Omission that Puts Moms and Babies at Risk

There’s a vitally important screening test that expectant and new moms need to protect their babies’ health and their own.…

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Good News About Getting Pregnant Again After a Miscarriage

Women who have suffered a miscarriage are sometimes told by their doctors to wait six months before conceiving again to…