Health News

Turn That Frown Upside Down
Who doesn't experience that furrow in the brow line gained by reading too much and worrying about children making their own mistakes? Well, worry and furrow away.
Receding Economy Recedes Fertility
Money talks, and educated people listen. Raising children is expensive, and intelligent, forward-thinking individuals are less likely to procreate in the current uncertain economy.
Yummies From Mommies Help Babies
Besides being among the most wonderful moments a new mother can experience, breastfeeding your infant is very important for your child's future health. Breastfeeding benefits babies' health in many ways.
Causes of Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is a serious illness that is distressing for many new mothers. The causes were previously unclear, but a new study has unmasked some contributing factors to depression.
Returning From Cancer To Normal
Having an abnormal pap smear in which "precancerous cervical lesions" show up is frightening for women. How these patients are followed may soon become less rigorous. Screening recommendations for women treated for precancerous cervical lesions have changed.
HRT Protects Against Peripheral Artery Disease
News about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) continues to evolve. New findings suggest it to be protective against peripheral artery disease (PAD) when postmenopausal women take it.
New Light for Ovarian and Reproductive Cancers
Treatment options for ovarian and reproductive system cancers are currently somewhat limited. Researchers have opened new doors and hope.
New Link Discovered Between Appetite Hormone and Depression
Our bodies make a hormone called leptin that regulates our appetite. It may be that this hormone could also be useful in regulating depression.
Sex Isn't All About Me?
A recent study indicates healthy psychological and social development lead to another good thing: healthy sexual pleasure. For women, healthy sexual development requires psychological tools including empathy, self-esteem and independence.
New Facts are in: Fat is Fatal
Obesity continues to be linked to a number of diseases. Now it's shown to be a predictor of who does - and doesn't - survive breast cancer.