COVID Vaccination During Pregnancy Help Protect Babies After Birth – U.S. Study

PARIS, France - Vaccinating pregnant women against the coronavirus may help prevent COVID-19 hospitalizations in infants after they are born, especially if the expecting mother got the shots later in their pregnancy, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. The findings shed light on whether the benefits of vaccination during pregnancy extend to infants who would be … Continue reading COVID Vaccination During Pregnancy Help Protect Babies After Birth – U.S. Study

EU Investigates Reports Of Menstrual Disorders After mRNA COVID Shots

PARIS, France - The European Medicines Agency's safety committee said on Friday it was reviewing reports of heavy menstrual bleeding and absence of menstruation from women who had received COVID vaccines from Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna. The assessment was in view of reports of menstrual disorders after receiving either of the two vaccines, both … Continue reading EU Investigates Reports Of Menstrual Disorders After mRNA COVID Shots

Changes To Menstrual Cycle After Covid Vaccination Should Be Investigated, Says Expert

Paris / France - A potential link between changes in the menstrual cycle after having been vaccinated against Covid should be investigates, an expert has written in a newly published report. Thousands of women have reported changes in the periods after getting jabbed, such as their cycle running late and heavier or unexpected flows. These … Continue reading Changes To Menstrual Cycle After Covid Vaccination Should Be Investigated, Says Expert

THE DIET CHALLENGE | How To Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based On Science

If your doctor recommends it, there are way to lose weight safely. A steady weight loss of 1 to 2 pounds per week is recommended for the most effective long-term weight management. That said, many eating plans leave you feeling hungry or unsatisfied. These are major reasons why you might find it hard to stick … Continue reading THE DIET CHALLENGE | How To Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based On Science

HEALTH | Babies After 40: The Health & Fertility Issue

The Chances Of Getting Pregnant Over 40 A study in the medical journal ‘Fertility and Sterility’ confirms there is a steep drop in fertility in the 40s. researchers found 40-year-old females being treated for infertility had a 25 percent chance of getting pregnant using their own eggs. But once they hit 43 that number dropped … Continue reading HEALTH | Babies After 40: The Health & Fertility Issue

NUTRITION | Best Summer Superfoods For Women

What superfoods will help make your summer – and the rest of your life – healthier? Women Have Unique Needs When it comes to nutrition, the needs of men and women overlap in many areas. But difference exit, too. For instance, women need more iron than men. And pregnant  and breastfeeding women have many specific … Continue reading NUTRITION | Best Summer Superfoods For Women

HEALTH | An investigation into the rising rates of breast cancer in Australia

Despite all the campaign and fundraising, breast cancer rates are still on the rise in Australia. Here’s the latest on what we known and what we can all do. This year 19,000 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s one in seven women compared with one in eight only last year. In 1982, … Continue reading HEALTH | An investigation into the rising rates of breast cancer in Australia

HEALTH | Could Sunscreen Cause Vitamin D Deficiency? Short Answer: Yes

Exposing skin to sunlight is a convenient way to meet out vitamin D needs, which is crucial for bone health. That might make you wonder: Does wearing sunscreen interfere with vitamin D levels and potentially cause vitamin D deficiency? The short answer is yes. But before you toss your SPF 30, dermatologists say the relationship … Continue reading HEALTH | Could Sunscreen Cause Vitamin D Deficiency? Short Answer: Yes

HEALTH | Anemia In Early Pregnancy Linked With Risk For Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Children born to mothers with iron-deficiency anemia early in pregnancy may be at a higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorder, a new study suggest. In an analysis of data on more than half million babies born in Sweden, researchers found that anemia in the mother before the 30th week of pregnancy was linked with a heightened … Continue reading HEALTH | Anemia In Early Pregnancy Linked With Risk For Neurodevelopmental Disorders

MOTHER TO BE | Stress In Pregnancy ‘Makes Child Personality Disorder More Likely’

The children of women who experience severe stress when pregnant are nearly 10 times more likely to develop a personality disorder by the age of 30, a study suggests. Even moderate prolonged stress may have an impact on child development and continue after a baby’s birth, it said. More than 3,600 pregnant women in Finland … Continue reading MOTHER TO BE | Stress In Pregnancy ‘Makes Child Personality Disorder More Likely’