This story is from Kaiser Health News When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the “dominoes gang” in the health clinic she runs in Joplin, Mo., she assumed it had to do with pizza. Turns out it was a group of men in their 60s and 70s who held a standing game night — which included
Research spearheaded by a University of Huddersfield lecturer has shown that pregnant women can lower the risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side and not on their back. Now the finding forms part of official NHS guidance designed to bring about reductions in the number of babies who are stillborn in the UK—amounting to
Simple blood test could save lives by spotting killer pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia two days earlier than current methods The 15-minute pre-eclampsia test allows doctors to start treatment days earlier NHS bosses have confirmed they would roll the PIGF test out across the country A study published in the Lancet medical journal showed it was 95%
Women who have previously been infected with dengue virus may be at risk for increased damage to their fetuses and placentas if they should later become infected with the Zika virus, researchers from the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report. This study is the first to report a
The small Paul (2) has been excluded because of his Diabetes from the day-care centre. While the city of Oberhausen switches in terms of financing of a supervisor more on stubborn, now announces the health insurance assistance for the Hecht family. A year ago, it was found in the small Paul from Oberhausen in the
It’s true that pregnancy can change your body in weird and random ways—and yes, that includes your feet and ankles swelling up to where they’re nearly unrecognizable. Just ask Jessica Simpson, who’s dealing with some serious swelling right now. Jessica, 38, is pregnant with her third child, and she shared a photo on Instagram Thursday
Serena Williams — 23-time Grand Slam winner and mother of one — is the catalyst behind two new rule revisions in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), People reports. And we approve wholeheartedly. The rule revisions from WTA come as a response to backlash to two incidents involving Williams. Williams gave birth to daughter Olympia in
A team of researchers at University College, Dublin, has found a link between caffeinated beverage consumption during pregnancy and low birth weight. In their paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the group describes their study of 941 mother and baby pairs born in Ireland and how they fared when the mothers consumed
Amy Schumer is thrilled to be pregnant with her first child, but she isn’t loving the severe morning sickness that landed her in the hospital. The actress and comedian, 37, was forced to cancel her the Dallas stop on her standup tour yesterday, explaining to fans that she has hyperemesis gravidarum, the same pregnancy side effect
Women who suffer pre-eclampsia during pregnancy are three-and-a-half times more likely to get dementia Pre-eclampsia reduces blood flow to a woman’s brain, leading to dementia Reduced blood flow in the placenta restricts oxygen and nutrients to the baby Leading cause of stillbirth and one of the biggest causes of maternal death e-mail View comments Women
Thousands of Clear & Simple digital pregnancy tests are recalled because they are giving FALSE readings telling women they are expecting The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency issued the alert The body urged women to check their tests aren’t affected before using them Do you think you’ve been given a false reading from one
In the good ol’ days, keeping track of your period was a matter of marking a red dot in the diary and assuming it would arrive at the same time next month. These days, however – thanks to advances in tech (and a little know-how) – it’s lot easier to predict Aunt Flo’s next visit.
Symptoms of both premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and pregnancy can vary from person to person, but they often include tenderness in the breasts, cramping, and changes in mood. In this article, we compare the symptoms of PMS with those of early pregnancy and explore the differences between the two. Mutual symptoms of PMS and pregnancy Symptoms
High blood pressure rates could nearly double in women of childbearing age if the latest guidelines are used, according to a new study. But researchers say more investigation is needed to see if those lower blood pressure targets in pregnant women are safe—or effective. The study, published Sept. 10 in the journal Hypertension, set out
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening all pregnant women for syphilis infection. These findings form the basis of a reaffirmation recommendation statement published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Using data from seven studies, Jennifer S. Lin, M.D., from Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates in Portland,
For thousands of women it seems a perfect safety net for motherhood – freezing their eggs for the future “just in case”. But is it really? The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has warned women to be cautious about egg freezing as it does not guarantee future live births and there are storage limits.
Do you remember the first time you had a real talk with female friends about sex, feelings, or bodies? One of the reasons Sex and the City, for all its issues, struck such a chord with its viewers is because of just how purely and raunchily it addressed all three. Breaking into an honest place
While a plumper pout isn’t a common complaint during pregnancy, a doctor tells PEOPLE that some women may experience “pregnancy lips,” like Khloé Kardashian. “There is definitely some truth to as your belly grows so can your lips,” Dr. Sherry A. Ross, women’s health expert and author of she-ology. The Definitive Guide to Women’s Intimate Health.
So, apparently, "pregnancy lips" are a thing? Serena Williams, Beyoncé and now Khloé Kardashian have all brought the issue of puffy, preggo, hormone-packed pouts into the spotlight. The three A-lister moms are all reported to have had naturally larger lips during their pregnancies — and Kardashian’s even asking fans of the new season of Keeping
Drew Barrymore has recently shared her epic response to a stranger who congratulated her on a non-existent pregnancy. The topic came up during The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable discussion about women in comedy, which also featured Rachel Brosnahan, Alison Brie, Tracee Ellis Ross, Debra Messing, Molly Shannon and Frankie Shaw. “I’d gained a bunch of weight, and I