WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Women battling infertility are often given medications to help them conceive, and potential side effects are always a concern. Now, research suggests use of the drugs won’t raise a woman’s odds for breast cancer. Researchers at King’s College London in the United KingdomContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who use marijuana appear to have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide, according to a new study from the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). In fact, the risk that someone between 18 and 34 will thinkContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The new coronavirus infected the testes of hamsters in a study that adds to growing evidence that COVID-19 strikes more than just the lungs. The findings could have important implications for men’s health, the researchers said, although research in animals does not alwaysContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines pose no threat to male fertility, a finding experts hope will prompt more men to get vaccinated. Researchers noted that the original clinical trials of the two mRNA vaccines didn’t assess how they might affect fertility. “VaccineContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Women whose diets tend to feed inflammation may have a heightened risk of breast cancer, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of more than 350,000 women, found that the more “pro-inflammatory” foods women consumed, the higher their breast cancer risk. The term refersContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Women who are struggling to get pregnant, beware of false dietary supplements that claim to help cure infertility and other reproductive health issues. Such supplements are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and they could prevent patients from seeking effective,Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Moderate use of hair relaxers doesn’t increase a Black woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. “While there is biologic plausibility that exposure to some components contained in hair relaxers might increase breast cancer risk, the evidence from epidemiologic studiesContinue Reading