Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, a new study from Canada shows.

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that more pregnant women are developing kidney failure, an apparent product of the growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United States.

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine's effects.

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study, 4-D scans of fetal faces showed differences in expression between those carried by women who smoked versus those carried by women who didn't.

Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Male nurses in the United States make more than females, and the pay gap has not narrowed in 25 years, a new study finds.

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women.

IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology, such as in vitro fertilization, are twice as likely to have autism as those conceived without assistance, a new study finds. But researchers only found an association, which may be explained by multiple births and other risks, not the infertility treatment itself, experts said.

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to choosing a surgeon and hospital for breast cancer treatment, white patients are more likely to make their selection based on reputation than black and Hispanic patients are, a new study shows.