Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy, Swedish researchers said Tuesday.
California-based startup Color Genomics announced on Tuesday genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers for a fraction of the current cost.
As the setting sun casts an orange glow over the Sao Paulo slum of Paraisopolis, a dozen aspiring models sporting towering heels strut up and down an improvised catwalk.
A wife's stress could have important implications for her husband's blood pressure, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Michigan in the US.
In a grimy Kabul street, the director gives the order to roll the cameras, and filming starts on a remarkable new TV drama that boldly challenges taboos about women in conservative Afghanistan.
More than two decades and therapy have done little to heal Ana Horvatinec's trauma of wartime rape by her neighbours in the Croatian town of Vukovar.
A blood test for pregnant mothers that detects an unborn child's DNA is better than standard tests at detecting Down syndrome, and returns fewer false positives, US researchers said Wednesday.
Stretch marks, so long the bane of the beauty industry, are finally getting some love thanks to a new online body image campaign going viral.
People breastfed as infants have higher intelligence scores in adulthood, and higher earnings, according to a study published Wednesday that tracked the development of 3,500 newborns over 30 years.
Obese women having trouble conceiving increase their odds if their male partners trim down to a healthy weight and maintain a good diet, according to a pilot study in Canada.