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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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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 […]

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Stress Takes Toll in Very Complicated Births

Stress Takes Toll in Very Complicated Births

Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, July 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A “dual burden” of serious maternal complications and premature birth occurs in about one in 270 births, a new study finds. But hospital staff are often blind to the stress caused by this double whammy, researchers say. “The situation of combined maternal and newborn complications […]

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What to know about a loose vagina

What to know about a loose vagina

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What to expect when losing your mucus plug

What to expect when losing your mucus plug

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Testosterone May Rejuvenate Older Women’s Sex Drive

Testosterone May Rejuvenate Older Women’s Sex Drive

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many older men take testosterone to boost their sex drive, but new research suggests that postmenopausal women who struggle with a sagging libido might want to follow suit. Applied topically, the hormone appears to increase women’s sexual function and satisfaction, […]

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Zovirax (acyclovir) vs. Valtrex (valacyclovir)

Zovirax (acyclovir) vs. Valtrex (valacyclovir)

Zovirax (acyclovir) vs. Valtrex (valacyclovir) Acyclovir and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are antiviral drugs used to treat forms of the herpes virus including cold sores, genital herpes, herpes zoster (shingles), varicella zoster (chickenpox), herpes simplex encephalitis, and mucocutaneous herpes simplex virus infection. Brand names for acyclovir include Zovirax and Sitavig. Side effects of acyclovir and Valtrex that […]