MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Frozen embryos appear to be linked with a significantly higher risk of dangerously high blood pressure for the woman in pregnancies achieved through in vitro fertilization, a major new study reports. Expectant moms were 74% more likely to develop high blood pressure ifContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Women can suffer for years with the debilitating pain and medical complications of endometriosis without a diagnosis. Now, researchers believe they may be able to diagnose the condition using just menstrual blood, which has distinct characteristics in patients who have endometriosis. “Millions ofContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It’s well-known that hot flashes, sleep disturbances and symptoms of depression are common issues during menopause. Yet not every woman experiences these symptoms at the same level of severity. A new study suggests that psychosocial stressors in childhood or early adulthood can exacerbateContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A frequently used screening test for autism creates a gender gap that could hinder diagnosis and treatment for women and girls, a new study suggests. Researchers who study autism have been working to include more women and girls in their studies in recentContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Researchers working to better understand the diets of younger women with disabilities found this group was more likely to report a poor diet and food insecurity. “Eating a nutritious diet is central to preventing many chronic diseases. For women of reproductive age, aContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Stories about their difficult birth or their parents’ fertility challenges can give adult children a more grateful, upbeat attitude towards their lives, British researchers suggest. They studied the messages as well as how they were delivered, interviewing people about the stories they hadContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Children born as a result of a common fertility procedure involving frozen embryos may have higher risk of cancer, Swedish researchers report. In frozen-thawed embryo transfer, an embryo is created in a laboratory from an egg and sperm, frozen and later thawed beforeContinue Reading