Health News

When Mom Smokes, Brains Don't Develop
Data keeps rolling in about the dangers to an unborn baby if the mother smokes. A recent study suggests that brain damage and developmental problems are more likely for the babies of smoking mothers.
Asthma's Smoking Gun
The dangers to the unborn child from prenatal smoking exposure are even greater than originally thought.These children start their life with a great health disadvantage.
Eliminating Flour May Make Fertility Bloom
Couples seeking infertility treatment often face very costly therapies including in vitro fertilization, surgery and medication. Could simple diet changes possibly make a difference?
Temporary Fountain of Youth Found
One of the primary reasons Ponce de Leon traveled thousands of miles to come to the "new world" was the pursuit of a fountain of youth. According to new research, at least a temporary fountain of youth can be found in a journey within.
Tick Tock, Fertility Game Locked
A woman's biological clock ticks on its own accord with some ladies aging more quickly than others. Before, guessing how long one remains fertile has been just that: a guess.
Plum Out of Bone Density
The old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is certainly sage advice. But apples are having to take a back seat to dried plums in the osteoporosis department.
Protein Primes Women's Prime Time
Prime time women who have added a few extra pounds over the years often have trouble finding a successful diet and exercise program. Is there support available to help diet success?
1-800-BOY-GIRL
If parents-to-be are interested in very early prenatal sex determination, a new blood test is available. Now, curious parents can choose a pink or blue nursery very early.
Soy Can't Destroy Hot Flashes
Menopause can be a rough time. Women suffering from hot flashes, bone density loss and night flashes are usually willing to try diet changes to alleviate their symptoms.
Do You Have Demented Sleep
Most women past the age of 45 understand the concept of sleepless nights or nights with less than four hours of shut eye.