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Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make Sperm

Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make Sperm

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are exploring fertility preservation in transgender women. And while they say there are no guarantees, they report it’s possible to start producing sperm after stopping drugs that suppress maleness. In a new case report, researchers found one of two patients produced sperm after […]

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New Moms Can Save a Life By Donating Cord Blood

New Moms Can Save a Life By Donating Cord Blood

Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women should keep in mind that donating their umbilical cord blood could save lives, a clinical cell therapy expert says. Cord blood is the blood collected from the umbilical cord and placenta after the birth of a healthy baby, said Fabio Triolo. He is […]

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Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests

Dual Therapy Might Be Advance Against Genital Herpes, Animal Study Suggests

Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s only been tried so far in guinea pigs, but researchers say a combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream could greatly lower recurrence of genital herpes. The condition is very common, affecting about one out of six Americans between the ages of […]

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AHA News: Cigarette Smoke in Pregnancy May Impair Healing of Newborns’ Hearts

AHA News: Cigarette Smoke in Pregnancy May Impair Healing of Newborns’ Hearts

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Exposure to cigarette smoke in utero strongly harms a newborn heart’s ability to repair itself after injury, according to a preliminary study of mice. Findings in animals may not translate to humans, but researchers of the new study hope it helps scientists advance […]

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Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Right for You?

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Right for You?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Gaining too much weight during pregnancy can lead to unhealthy post-pregnancy weight for moms, and a higher risk of obesity and related conditions in their children. But not gaining enough weight has consequences, too. Historical studies on children born during times […]

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Could Exercise in Pregnancy Boost Baby’s Health, Too?

Could Exercise in Pregnancy Boost Baby’s Health, Too?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women who keep moving during pregnancy may have infants with more advanced motor skills, a small study suggests. Researchers discovered the difference among 1-month-olds: Those whose moms got regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy tended to have stronger movement skills, versus babies […]