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22.10.2018 - Acupressure for inducing labor: What to know

Some people use acupressure to help induce labor, but is it effective? In this article, we discuss four acupressure points to try and look at the research behind the claims. read more

15.10.2018 - How a breastfeeding mechanism may affect breast cancer

A molecular mechanism that is involved in the breast's adaptation to breastfeeding may sustain pre-cancerous breast cells, finds a new study. read more

11.10.2018 - What to know about subchorionic bleeding

Subchorionic bleeding, or a subchorionic hemorrhage, occurs when blood collects between the uterus and the gestational membranes during pregnancy. It usually resolves without medical treatment but may increase a person's risk for some pregnancy complications. Learn more about the causes and symptoms in this article. read more

09.10.2018 - First period after having a baby: What to expect

Many women wonder what to expect from their first postpartum period, as well as when to expect it. In this article, learn about the first period after having a baby, including how to tell the difference between lochia and a period, and when to resume birth control. 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