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Pregnancy (Week by Week, Trimesters)

Pregnancy (Week by Week, Trimesters)

Pregnancy definition and facts* A typical pregnancy lasts for 40 weeks. *Pregnancy facts medical author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks and is grouped into three stages, or trimesters. Symptoms and early signs of pregnancy that begin in the first semester include: A pregnancy test measures the level of hormone […]

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Study Points to Herd Immunity Against HPV in Unvaccinated U.S. Adults

Study Points to Herd Immunity Against HPV in Unvaccinated U.S. Adults

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The United States could be approaching a state of herd immunity against human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus linked to several cancers. Oral HPV infections declined by 37% among unvaccinated 18- to 59-year-old men between 2009 and 2016, according to a […]

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Sleep Position Unlikely to Affect Baby’s Health in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Sleep Position Unlikely to Affect Baby’s Health in Pregnancy, Study Finds

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Sept. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women are often told to sleep on their left side to reduce the risk of stillbirth, but new research suggests they can choose whatever position is most comfortable through most of the pregnancy. “We can reassure women that through 30 […]

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HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Menopause News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Estrogen therapy may help younger women live longer after having their uterus and ovaries surgically removed, new research reports. The study found that when women under 60 received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after surgery, their risk of dying during the 18-year […]

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Can fingering lead to pregnancy?

Can fingering lead to pregnancy?

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Shaving ‘Down There’ Won’t Raise STD Risks: Study

Shaving ‘Down There’ Won’t Raise STD Risks: Study

Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women who shave or wax their pubic hair aren’t more likely to get chlamydia or gonorrhea, according to new research that challenges studies suggesting that so-called extreme grooming increases the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The study included 214 women who visited an […]