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HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

HPV Vaccine Driving Down Cervical Pre-Cancer Rates

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is largely responsible for a decline in precancerous cervical lesions among young women in the United States, a new government report shows. The number of these precancerous lesions detected during screening went down from an […]

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FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With ‘Female Viagra’

Latest Sexual Health News FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A drug touted as a “female Viagra” can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. As a result, the agency has ordered the drug’s maker Sprout Pharmaceuticals to make a safety labeling change […]

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What to know about diarrhea during pregnancy

What to know about diarrhea during pregnancy

Hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause digestive issues, such as diarrhea, constipation, and gas. However, diarrhea during pregnancy can also result from a bowel infection or underlying bowel disorder. Doctors consider diarrhea to be three or more loose, watery bowel movements in a day. Persistent diarrhea can lead to dehydration and malnutrition. During pregnancy, this […]

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Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding “natural” supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests. The review of 74 published studies found that a handful linked certain herbal products to increased risks of pregnancy complications — including preterm birth and cesarean delivery. […]