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06.02.2019 - Constipation and pregnancy: What to know

Constipation is a very common symptom in both early and late pregnancy. In this article, we discuss safe treatments and home remedies to relieve constipation during pregnancy. We also explain when to see a doctor. read more

06.02.2019 - Does Clomid work for male infertility?

Clomid is the former brand name of clomiphene citrate, a drug for treating infertility in females. However, doctors may sometimes prescribe it off-label for treating infertility in males. In some males, clomiphene citrate may boost fertility, but it is not yet clear whether it works for all males. Learn more here. read more

04.02.2019 - Pain, bleeding, and discharge in the second trimester

Pain, bleeding, and unusual discharge can occur during the second trimester. This does not always signal a problem, but people should see a doctor if they are uncertain. In this article, we look at the causes, when to see a doctor, and when to go to the emergency room. read more

04.02.2019 - What is bloody show?

Bloody show is a type of vaginal discharge that occurs during late pregnancy. The discharge is a mixture of blood and mucus, and it is a sign that a women's cervix is preparing for labor. Learn more about bloody show here. read more

26.03.2018 - Hoverboard injuries documented

A study has found that 26,854 young people were treated in US accident and emergency departments for injuries they received riding hoverboards in 2015 and 2016. read more

21.03.2018 - Inequalities in kids' weight reversed

It used to be the thinner a child was the more likely they were to come from a poor family – now the reverse is true. read more

20.03.2018 - Social media 'may harm wellbeing of teenage girls'

Girls who spend a lot of time on social media at age 10 are more likely to encounter declining levels of wellbeing during adolescence than those who do not, say researchers. read more