Abortion is a recourse done by women for varied reasons and may largely depend on the type of world they reside in. A paper that was published recently shows a remarkable drop on women who resorted to abortion for the period 2010 to 2014 but even that is up for debate.
Pregnancy is a sensitive stage in mothers and would normally require them to go on diets as prescrived by their obstetrician. Ideally this is to ensure that expectant mothers would not bloat and become overweight aside from looking out for the newborns due.
Thyroid dysfunction disturbs our system in lot many ways as they interfere with metabolism which affects the growth and development of our body. Thyroid dysfunction also affects the functioning of certain organs and physiological processes by altering the hormone functions of the body. While it is widely believed that the dysfunction is an autoimmune disorder, certain body conditions also contribute to the problem. Five health conditions that may cause thyroid dysfunction are as follows
You may wonder why it isn’t safe to have sex as a teenager. True, sex is common for everyone and nobody can restrict you. However, please be reminded of the consequences you might face of having sex so early in life. Here are 7 harmful consequences of teen sex.
Motherhood is bliss for any woman and the joy of parenting starts with pregnancy. While kit test gives reliable result, signs of pregnancy are the first indications that you are probably carrying a new life in you. Here are 7 signs that you will experience in early pregnancy.
Antiretroviral therapy for HIV positive mothers is linked to small but significant effect on infant’s development according to a new Harvard-led study.
A new analysis is claiming that the FDA most likely underestimated the number of fetal deaths from Bayer's Essure.
According to the latest article published in the Mail Online, babies that are administered paracetamol have a one third chance of developing asthma
As Zika epidemic heightens in Latin America, debates over permitting abortions in cases of birth defects are mounting.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress to set aside more than $1.8 billion to fund research for Zika.
A new study suggests that eating 30 grams of chocolate every day is good for baby’s health and development.
In a vaguely-worded report, sexually active women of reproductive age are advised to quit drinking to avoid having babies with fetal alcohol syndrome.
The new study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that both pre-pregnancy and gestational can up the risk. It adds to mounting evidence that ASD begins in the womb.
A new government-released report by CDC recommends adult screening for depression to women in their reproductive age and seek advice from doctors before taking anti-depressants.
A government-appointed task force recommends depression screenings for high at-risk populations including pregnant women in an effort to reduce cases of post-partum depression (PPD) among mothers.
Senior citizens are at the top of the list of people at risk for contracting and unfortunately, passing away from the coronavirus. This is in great part due to their weaker immune systems and common existing health problems associated with aging. As such, it has been highly recommended that seniors do their best to remain at home to reduce the likelihood of contracting the virus.