• Oct
    1
    Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about half of all diabetes cases that develop during pregnancy, a new study finds. Researchers looked at data from more than 14,000 American women. They found that the strongest risk factor for diabetes during pregnancy ("gestational diab Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study
    (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived either less than one year or more than five years after the birth of a sibling could be at increased risk for autism, a new study suggests. However, both the study's lead author and an outside expert agree that the research can't prove that birth spacing has Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer, new research suggests. The finding didn't speak to the risk of colon cancer recurrence, only the potential for developing other Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients Study Says
    (HealthDay News) -- Herceptin is the best drug treatment for a type of breast cancer called HER2-positive and should remain the standard of care for that type of tumor, according to new findings from a long-term clinical trial. HER2-positive breast cancers tend to be more aggressive than other ty Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Recessions May Thwart a Womans Motherhood Plans Forever Study
    (HealthDay News) -- When unemployment rates climb, women tend to put the brakes on motherhood. And for many young women, that decision may turn out to be a permanent choice, new research suggests. Women in their early 20s appear most likely to choose not to have a child during tough economic time Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who are overweight or obese when diagnosed appear to face a slightly higher risk for developing a second weight-related cancer, new research suggests. The finding didn't speak to the risk of colon cancer recurrence, only the potential for developing other Read Article »
    Sep
    30
    Health Highlights Sept 30 2014
    Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New Viagra Ad Targets Women The first Viagra television ad targeting women begins airing Tuesday in an attempt to boost sales of the world's top-sell Read Article »
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