FDA enforces new drug safety labeling system for pregnant women

A new drug safety labeling system for prescription drugs will take effect in June, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), marking...

How breakthrough asthma study may bring relief to millions

Asthma remains one of the most significant health problems facing our communities today. If you look at the rates of asthma in our population,...

Can ovarian cysts have hair, teeth and skin?

One of the most common types of ovarian cysts that we see in young women is the dermoid cyst. These cysts form from very...

Women and cancer: Options for preserving fertility

As the rates of cancer continue to increase, largely because of early detection and diagnosis, the number of women looking into preserving their fertility...

How to achieve a healthy pregnancy with celiac disease

More than ever, evidence is piling up that indicates celiac disease may be linked to higher chances of pregnancy-related complications. In a study published by...

Dealing with West Nile virus while pregnant

Summer is on the way and you know what that means: Sun, fun, barbecues and vacations! But with all this crazy weather we’ve been seeing...

Can ticks be harmful during pregnancy?

According to experts, this year will see a significant influx of ticks due to the harsh winter and strong spring season that is expected...

Impact of Sperm quality on autism risk and other conditions

When we talk about pregnancy complications and infertility issues, we always tend to think of maternal age. That’s not incorrect: Maternal age, especially after...

Breast cancer in pregnancy: What you need to know

Having breast cancer during pregnancy is one of the most challenging problems a patient and her obstetrician can face. The instance of breast cancer...

Is your partner to blame for your high blood pressure?

We've all gotten in spats with our partners that have made us a little hot under the collar, but new research shows that the...