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How Soy Might Help Women with PCOS
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) — a common hormone disorder — may be able to lower health risks with soy isoflavones, a new study found.
Headed for Menopause? Watch Your Health
Biological changes can have a significant impact on physical health not only after menopause, but also in the years leading up to it, a new study found.
The Benefits of Exercise While Pregnant
For obese women, exercise during pregnancy could mean a lower risk of gestational diabetes, a new study found.
Labor Induction and Autism Risk
There has been speculation as to whether induction of labor might play a role in the development of autism spectrum disorders, but a new study may ease that fear.
What PCOS Might Mean for Your Hormones
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be linked to adrenal disorders, according to a new study.
Prehypertension in Pregnancy
Women who experience prehypertension during pregnancy may face an increased risk for developing metabolic syndrome post-delivery, according to a new study.
The Importance of Folate in Pregnancy
Children of moms who had good folate levels during pregnancy may have a lower risk for childhood obesity, a new study found.
Pregnancy with PCOS: What May Up Your Chances
Dropping some weight may improve chances of pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who are overweight or obese, according to new research.
Artificially Sweetened Drinks During Pregnancy
Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly common. A new study looked at the link between artificial sweetener intake during pregnancy and baby's body mass index (BMI).
A Way to Protect Babies from the Flu
For babies younger than 6 months, influenza vaccination has not been proven to be successful. But a new study found a different way to protect babies from the flu.