Womens Health News
IUD birth control misunderstood by many women
In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the devices.
FDA approves new silicone-gel breast implant
The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it approved a new type of breast implant from Allergan for women 22 years and older.
Folic acid in pregnancy may reduce autism risk
Women who take folic acid supplements before becoming pregnant, as well as early in pregnancy, may reduce the risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study.
Flu vaccine safe in pregnancy, study says
A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It's safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths.
Fertility drop-off surprises women over 40
Nearly half of women who became pregnant through in vitro fertilization after age 40 say they were "shocked" to discover they needed fertility treatments, a new study finds.
|Keep your office equipment and supplies from walking away. The DYMOÂ® LabelManagerÂ® 500TS puts labeling at your fingertips with touch-screen ease for printing labels and barcodes.|
Study reignites controversy over mammograms
As many as a third of cancers detected through routine mammograms may not be life threatening, according to a study published on Wednesday that raises fresh questions about the benefits of breast cancer screening.
Birth control pills shouldn't need prescription, docs say
Women should be able to buy birth control pills over-the-counter at pharmacies without a prescription, a group of doctors says.
Therapy can help scared moms avoid C-sections
Group therapy can help women avoid risky and costly cesarean sections, especially first-time mothers fearful of childbirth, according to a new study from Finland.