Mom's weight during first pregnancy may impact second child Researchers showed a relationship between mom’s weight during her first uncomplicated pregnancy and problems with subsequent babies. At the conclusion of their study, the researchers recommended health professionals counsel women who are in their childbearing years on the potential problems an unhealthy weight could pose for pregnant mothers and babies.
Experimental drug could treat hot flashes, other symptoms of menopause without harmful side effects Researchers have discovered an experimental medication that treats hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms without the life-threatening risks of hormone replacement therapy, according to a scientist.
Menopause associated with more fat around heart, raising risk for heart disease Late- and postmenopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts -- a risk factor for heart disease -- than their premenopausal counterparts.
U.S. breast milk is glyphosate free Glyphosate, the main ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, does not accumulate in mother's breast milk, researchers have found. The study is the first to have its results independently verified by an accredited, outside organization.
Genetically distinct cells reveal nature's strategy for avoiding pregnancy complications Researchers add a new twist to the more than century old biological principles of Mendelian inheritance -- describing a small group of cells in pregnant mothers that promote genetic fitness and multigenerational reproductive health.