Reproductive Health News
New research finds controlled substance to be more harmful for infants when combined with cigarettes Jun 15, 2016 Researchers say that smoking both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes while pregnant may be worse for an unborn child than either cigarettes and marijuana alone.
Preterm birth linked to lengthy traffic exposure in Houston May 5, 2016 Researchers have discovered a possible correlation between preterm birth and vehicle emissions.
International research collaborative discovers genes linked to twinning and reproductive fitness Apr 28, 2016 An international collaborative team of researchers reports finding two genes that are associated with increased odds for women bearing fraternal twins.
Researchers explore new methods to suppress menstrual cycles Apr 21, 2016 Dr. Virginia Wotring writes that long-acting reversible contraceptives can be safe and reliable for stopping menstrual cycles.
Born to run? Study suggests love of exercise starts in the womb Mar 31, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers have discovered that female mice that voluntarily exercise during pregnancy have offspring that are more physically active as adults.
New research supports previous findings in the placental microbiome Mar 30, 2016 A new study has shed light on the role of bacteria in the placenta (or afterbirth) and its membranes that surround the fetus during pregnancy and preterm birth.
Understanding nutrition during pregnancy Mar 24, 2016 For pregnant women, nutrition is a key factor for their own health and that of their baby.
New research study goes against popular belief on "39-week" pregnancy rule Mar 10, 2016 New research suggests that babies delivered after elective induction at 37 to 38 weeks may not have an increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes.
Study shows benefits of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosterone Feb 17, 2016 Baylor researchers part of study that shows improved sexual function, walking ability and mood after testosterone treatment in men age 65 and older.
Second trimester screening still necessary Sep 24, 2015 Pregnant women are not receiving screening for spina bifida in the second trimester of their pregnancies, and 11.4 percent of infants born with the defect in the neural tube are not identified before birth, according to a study.