Tag Archives: Women

Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

Major Study Confirms Moms’ Smoking Changes Fetal DNA

  Miami, United States – Women who smoke while pregnant may harm their babies by chemically altering the DNA of the developing fetus, a major study including more than 6,000 women ...

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Foster Mom of 3 Received First US Uterus Transplant

Foster Mom of 3 Received First US Uterus Transplant

  Miami, United States – A 26-year-old woman who is the foster mother of three boys was revealed to be the recipient of the first uterine transplant in the United States. ...

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‘Surprising Gaps’ in Ovarian Cancer Research: US Report

‘Surprising Gaps’ in Ovarian Cancer Research: US Report

  Miami, United States – Ovarian cancer, often called the “silent killer,” is poorly understood by researchers and often does not even originate in the ovaries, a US panel said. With ...

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US Details Cases of Nine Pregnant Women With Zika Virus

US Details Cases of Nine Pregnant Women With Zika Virus

  Miami, United States – US health authorities described the cases of nine pregnant women who contracted the Zika virus while traveling, two of whom chose abortion and one who gave ...

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Doctors Urge ‘Compromise’ on Female Genital Cutting

Doctors Urge ‘Compromise’ on Female Genital Cutting

  Paris, France – Western states should legally permit immigrant communities to surgically “nick” young girls’ vaginas as an alternative to genital mutilation, a pair of US gynaecologists argued in a ...

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Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

  Miami, United States – A monthly vaginal ring that contains an anti-retroviral drug has been shown to cut the risk of HIV infection in women by nearly one-third, according to ...

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