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How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue

How Common Are STDs? Most People Have No Clue

Latest Sexual Health News By Adam Townsend on 02/25/2020 8:32 PM Source: MedicineNet Health News Even as the latest government statistics show record numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) throughout the U.S., a major health poll shows most people are oblivious. As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control works to tamp down spikes in STD […]

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Pregnant Women Who Take Macrolide Antibiotics Have Increased Risk of Birth Defects: Study

Pregnant Women Who Take Macrolide Antibiotics Have Increased Risk of Birth Defects: Study

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A slightly increased risk of birth defects was found among women who took macrolide antibiotics early in pregnancy, a new study shows. Researchers analyzed data from 104,605 children who were born in the U.K. between 1990 and 2016 and whose mothers were prescribed either macrolides […]

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First Baby Born From Use of Lab-Matured Frozen Egg

First Baby Born From Use of Lab-Matured Frozen Egg

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In what doctors call a breakthrough, a cancer patient in France gave birth to the first baby conceived from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then later thawed and fertilized. “We were delighted that the patient became pregnant without any difficulty […]

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Fresh Donor Egg Better Than Frozen for IVF: Study

Fresh Donor Egg Better Than Frozen for IVF: Study

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Fresh donated eggs appear to be better for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) than frozen ones, a new study suggests. Donor eggs provide the best chance of success for many women undergoing IVF, according to the authors. But it wasn’t clear whether using fresh or frozen donor […]

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In Small Study, No Sign That Coronavirus Can Be Passed to Baby During Pregnancy

In Small Study, No Sign That Coronavirus Can Be Passed to Baby During Pregnancy

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s some good news about the new coronavirus: Preliminary research suggests that the virus cannot be transmitted from an infected pregnant woman to the fetus. The researchers stressed that the study population was small — just nine pregnant women — and a number of other […]