Women's Health


MorningSunRays-082616.jpg Viral infections are potentially more dangerous when contracted in the morning hours, according to a new study from researchers in the U.K. And while the timing of catching a virus may not seem like a significant factor, it could make a serious difference, researchers say. "It's a big difference. The virus needs all the apparatus available at the right time . . ."

PregnantWoman-082616.jpg Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy are more likely to have a hyperactive child, according to a new study. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found that more than half the mothers (4,415 women or 53 percent) reported using acetaminophen at 18 weeks of pregnancy, while fewer than half (3,381 women or 42 percent) reported using it at 32 weeks.

New data collected by researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine may have shed new light on the female orgasm. The origins of the female orgasm have long eluded researchers, who now claim that recasting the phenomenon's ancient history may be the key. By expanding their research of the orgasm to earlier species the researchers may have discovered a possible link.

DianNissen-081016.jpg Injuries related to the use of trampolines and trampoline parks may be increasing, according to a new study from researchers at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and the University of Connecticut. For the study the researchers looked at hospital data related to injuries occurring at trampoline parks.

millennials-at-work-081016.jpg More millennials are opting not have sex than people in other age groups, according to a new study from researchers at the Center for Human Sexuality Studies at Widener University. The study reviewed data collected between 1974 and the 1990s. They found that compared to those born in the 1960s, many more people born in the 1990s reported having zero sexual partners since the age of 18.

Women who undergo menopause either unusually early or late may be at an increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study from researchers from Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland. For the study the researchers collected data from 124,379 women. They found that women who began menopause under the age of 45 or over 55 were more likely to develop diabetes.

Pink-ribbon-072116.jpg Women who undergo IVF pregnancy are at no greater risk of contracting breast cancer, according to researchers at Center for Human Reproduction at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. The study collected health records from 25,000 women and found no "significant increase in the long-term risk of breast cancer among women treated with these IVF regimens."

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