Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for a number of serious health problems, new research suggests.

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who were born prematurely are less likely than their peers to have intimate relationships, and may see themselves as somewhat less attractive, a new study suggests.

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with certain behavior problems are more likely to have sex at an early age, a new study reveals.

Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart, make sure it won't trigger an allergic reaction.

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about half of American girls begin receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at the recommended age, a new study finds.

Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing a rare form of brain cancer known as glioma appears to go up with long-term use of hormonal contraceptives such as the Pill, new Danish research suggests.

New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men

FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New types of inhaled recreational drugs called "poppers" can contain harmful solvents and propellants that are extremely dangerous, researchers warn.

U.S. Birth Rate Continues Decline, CDC Reports

THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. birth rate remained at an all-time low in 2013, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

Straight Men More Prone to Jealousy Over Sexual Infidelity: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A woman may have the reputation of turning into a green-eyed monster when her man sleeps with someone else, but new research suggests a man gets even more jealous in the same scenario.

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find

FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable birth control Depo-Provera is associated with an increased risk of HIV infection in women, according to a review of research in Africa.