High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's prognosis
after an ovarian cancer diagnosis may be affected by a number of
unexpected factors, new research suggests.
Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking
antidepressants during pregnancy doesn't appear to raise a child's
risk of autism, once other factors that could influence the risk
are taken into account, two new studies suggest.
Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although Zika virus
is most well-known for the devastating neurological damage it can
cause in the womb, a new study reports that some babies infected
with Zika also may have lifelong vision impairment.
Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adding to concerns
about the harms of teenage pregnancy are new U.S. survey results
that show 14 percent of teenage mothers-to-be smoke marijuana.
Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Beyond its known
links to birth defects and other problems, the Zika virus may also
trigger cases of epilepsy in infants, warn experts from the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cervical cancer
screening rates are much lower among women with severe mental
illness than among other women, a new study finds.
Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Residue from the
firing of lead bullets poses a health risk at shooting ranges, a
new study contends.
More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer rates
among Asian-Americans are steadily rising in contrast to other
racial/ethnic groups, a new study suggests.
Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- President Donald
Trump signed legislation Thursday that allows states to withhold
family planning funds to clinics that provide abortion, including
Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hot flashes may be
more than a troublesome nuisance for some women during menopause --
they may be a signal for increased risk of heart disease, new