Health News

Dangerous Drug for Pregnant Women
The FDA is warning that terbutaline administered by injection or through an infusion pump should not be used in pregnant women for prevention of, or for prolonged (beyond 48-72 hours) treatment of preterm labor.
Hang in There a Little Longer, It's Worth It
Preterm birth prevention clinics are effective at both increasing the number of full term births and reducing health complications among newborns, according to new research.
Earlier Hormone Replacement Therapy Linked to Breast Cancer
Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as menopause begins have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who begin the therapy later, according to a new study.
Inaccurate Readings
Australian researchers have found that blood glucose meters used by pregnant women with diabetes can give inaccurate readings.
The Toxic Bodies of Pregnant Women
According to research from the University of California at San Francisco, practically all pregnant women in the U.S. have numerous foriegn chemicals in their bodies.
Dangerous Plastics for Women
A new study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found a link between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and levels of the industrial compound Bisphenol A (BPA).