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Brain mapping premature babies can help to predict childhood disability

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research suggests that early brain mapping of white matter injury may help to predict later disability in prematurely born infants.
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How Does Fibromyalgia Affect Pregnancy?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Fibromyalgia treatments may involve medical and lifestyle changes, but can they affect a pregnancy? Learn what should be considered when planning a baby.
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Why do older mothers have birth complications? New study investigates

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Some studies have suggested that mothers over the age of 35 are more likely to experience complications at birth. A new study investigates why this is.
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Recurrent pregnancy loss could be prevented with progesterone

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research gives hope to women who have tried to get pregnant but have had recurrent miscarriages. Progesterone may play a crucial role.
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HIV risk influenced by specific vaginal bacteria

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Researchers have identified specific bacteria in the female genital tract that may increase a woman's susceptibility to HIV by fourfold.
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Natural Treatments for Vaginal Atrophy

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
What natural remedies may help with vaginal atrophy? Learn about the causes and symptoms of vaginal atrophy, when to see a doctor, and other treatments.
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Premenstrual mood changes linked to abnormalities in gene network

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Researchers have uncovered evidence that a dysregulated gene network may be responsible for mood changes in a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
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New study finds girls feel unprepared for puberty

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Girls from low-income families in the U.S. are unprepared for puberty and have largely negative experiences of this transition, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of...
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Heartburn During Pregnancy: What to Do

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
What is heartburn and why do pregnant women get heartburn? Learn about treating heartburn, when to see a doctor, and what can be done to prevent it.
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