Women who use contraceptives like birth control pills experience memory changes, according to new UC Irvine research. Their ability to remember the gist of an emotional event improves, while women not using the contraceptives ...
Neuroscience Sep 09, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The 1950s were not as prudish as they seemed on the surface, says economist Andrew Francis.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Researchers at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, located at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, have demonstrated that a nanotechnology-based ...
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pregnant mothers who are exposed to pesticides and smoke are as much as four times more likely to give birth ...
Health Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Children exposed to alcohol during fetal development exhibit changes in brain structure and metabolism that are visible using various imaging techniques, according to a new study being presented today at the annual meeting ...
Neuroscience Nov 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Performance anxiety? Not for this human sperm.
Medical research Dec 29, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2
New research offers hope for the first pill to treat a common problem in young women: fibroids in the uterus. The growths can cause pain, heavy bleeding and fertility problems, and they are the leading cause of hysterectomies.
Medications Feb 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Every year, thousands of babies are born with severely malformed hearts, disorders known collectively as congenital heart disease. Many of these defects can be repaired though surgery, but researchers don't understand what ...
Cardiology May 12, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For infants with critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs), one-year survival has improved over time, with an increased risk of mortality associated with earlier diagnosis, low birth weight, ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP) -- New advice for pregnant women: If you're getting a C-section, special inflating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a blood clot.
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Oregon Health & Science University researchers have uncovered a new contraceptive that is more focused, safer and, therefore, available for use among a larger population of women. The research took place at OHSU's Oregon ...
Other Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When you visit a pharmacy to pick up antidepressants, cholesterol medication, or birth control pills, you might expect a certain measure of privacy. In reality, prescription information is routinely sold to ...
Other Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The economy may well be the best form of birth control. U.S. births dropped for the third straight year - especially for young mothers - and experts think money worries are the reason.
Health Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed but said he did not steer his administration's decision to halt the over-the-counter sale of an anti-pregnancy drug to girls under 17, saying it was common ...
Medications Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1