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Live Birth More Likely in ART Cycles With Gestational Carrier

Of live births, more cycles with versus without gestational carrier result in birth of twins or higher-order multiples

Earlier Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy

Hazard ratio for all-cause mortality was 2.69 for those diagnosed at 30 to 39 years, 1.39 for those diagnosed at 70 years or older

Amazon to Test Drones to Deliver Prescriptions Directly to Patient Homes

Although the company already delivers some prescriptions in two days, the drone method of delivery happens within an hour

Induced Abortion in First Trimester Not Linked to Rh Sensitization

Only one of 506 study participants had elevated fetal red blood cell counts after abortion

FDA Proposes Ban on Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners Over Health Dangers

Recent research has helped raise awareness about the potential dangers of using chemical hair relaxers

Hospitals Rarely Include Abortion Information on Their Websites

89.8 percent of websites offering abortion omitted patient instructions for preprocedural or postprocedural care

Bowel Habits May Be Tied to Severity of Menopause Symptoms

Frequency of defecation and stool consistency tied to intensity of menopause symptoms

IDSA: Intranasal Live-Attenuated COVID-19 Vaccine Induces Response

All participants exceeded twofold increase in spike-specific IgG, with geometric mean fold risk of 19.5 on day 57

Breast Satisfaction Increased for Women Undergoing Autologous Reconstruction

Higher levels of breast satisfaction and psychosocial and sexual well-being reported compared with alloplastic breast reconstruction

Stress, Depression Common Among Women With Myocardial Infarction

Stress levels higher in women with MI and obstructive coronary artery disease versus MI with nonobstructive coronary arteries