Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An unhealthy diet during pregnancy could influence a child's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study warns.

New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you've recently had a baby and think your hair is falling out, don't despair.

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antipsychotic medicines in early pregnancy does not significantly increase the risk of birth defects, a new study finds.

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns that the stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might raise the risk of drug abuse, new research suggests the medications are linked with less risky behaviors in teens.

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who take acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- might raise the risk that their child will develop behavioral problems such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study suggests.

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified two proteins in the Zika virus linked to the severe birth defect microcephaly.

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For some women seeking infertility treatment, the use of frozen embryos rather than fresh ones appears to improve the chances for a successful pregnancy, researchers report.

What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The amount of fat in a pregnant woman's diet may influence the mix of microbes in her baby's gut, a new study suggests.

U.S. Maternal Death Rate Is Rising

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. women who die during or soon after pregnancy may be higher than previously thought -- and it's on the rise, according to a new study.

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant

FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More women are starting their pregnancies heavier than ever before, U.S. health officials report.