Dangerous Diabetes Tied to Pregnancy Is on the Rise WEDNESDAY, Aug. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Growing numbers of pregnant women are developing gestational diabetes, putting them and their babies at risk for complications later on. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy in women who weren’t already diabetic. Between 2011 […]
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Age Can Impair a Man’s Odds for Fatherhood: Study MONDAY, Aug. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It’s no surprise to hear that women’s fertility wanes as their biological clock ticks away. But do men have a biological clock, too? New research shows it’s not exactly the same, but their likelihood of fathering a child does […]
Acne Can Take Big Emotional Toll on Women MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Acne is more than skin deep. This is the overarching message of a new study that looked at the mental and psychological toll that acne can take on adult women. “Some felt that their acne made them appear less professional […]
Leading U.S. Ob-Gyn Groups Urge COVID Vaccines for All Pregnant Women MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — All pregnant women should be vaccinated “without delay” against COVID-19, two leading groups of U.S. obstetric specialists recommend. That advice — from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) […]
Stronger Hearts, Better Outcomes in Pregnancy: Study THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Thinking of starting a family? Start getting your heart in shape. New research suggests that how healthy a woman’s heart is before conception affects outcomes in her pregnancy. Study author Dr. Sadiya Khan said the findings make a case for more […]
No Sign COVID Raises Odds for Preterm Delivery, Stillbirths TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — In a sign that the pandemic may have spared pregnant women and their newborns, a new Canadian study suggests there was no increase in preterm births or stillbirths during the first year of the pandemic. Some studies found preterm […]