Pregnancy

Is it safe to fly while pregnant? Here's what a doctor says

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

The Duchess of Sussex flew overseas seven months into her pregnancy. An OB/GYN weighs in on whether that's OK - plus more tips on flying while pregnant.
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New report recommends ways to prevent depression during pregnancy and postpartum

8 hours ago   |   ABC News

The report stressed a diagnosis of perinatal depression is not the same as "baby blues."
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5 Things I Need You To Stop Asking Me In My Last Month Of Pregnancy

5 Things I Need You To Stop Asking Me In My Last Month Of Pregnancy

10 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Now topping 200 pounds, I am a pregnant spectacle. I feel eyes following me in amusement, horror or amazement wherever I go. I am now lumbering around my workplace with a giant...
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Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

11 hours ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA   |   2 articles

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research.
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How to Get Through the First Trimester When You Already Have Kids

11 hours ago   |   Fit Bottomed Girls

The first trimester of pregnancy can be ROUGH. (Like, so rough we had to pull together our fave GIFs to honor that “special” time.) But, as I'm currently learning, the first...
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A systematic literature review of the relation between iron status/anemia in pregnancy and offspring neurodevelopment

12 hours ago   |   European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

A systematic literature review of the relation between iron status/anemia in pregnancy and offspring neurodevelopment A systematic literature review of the relation between...
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Pregnant Jessica Simpson shares hilarious warning after breaking toilet seat

14 hours ago   |   NBC News

The singer may be experiencing a bumpy pregnancy, but she hasn't lost her sense of humor.
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Oral antifungal drug used to treat yeast infections linked to higher rates of miscarriage

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A commonly used medication, fluconazole, used to treat vaginal yeast infections, is linked to higher rates of miscarriage if used during pregnancy, found new research.
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Anti-fungal Used for Yeast Infections to Cause Miscarriage

Anti-fungal Used for Yeast Infections to Cause Miscarriage

17 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Fluconazole used to treat vaginal yeast infections, increases the risk of miscarriage if used during pregnancy, according to new research.
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Pesticides and infertility: New study advises couples trying to conceive to Go Organic; says washing food isn't enough

Pesticides and infertility: New study advises couples trying to conceive to Go Organic; says washing food isn't enough

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Those of us who have children can likely remember the incredible excitement we felt the day the pregnancy test came back positive. Sadly, that joy eludes many desperate...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...