Medical and lifestyle interventions successfully lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Two new compounds, oxabicycloheptene sulfonate and chloroindazole, were successfully tested in early studies to treat endometriosis.
Two new studies have found that metabolic syndrome and weight loss surgery can independently affect urinary symptoms.
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
New data highlights the importance of 3 key behaviors of all women of reproductive age for preventing gestational diabetes.
Contrave, a combination of naltrexone and buproprion, has been approved for long-term weight loss management in overweight and obese adults.
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Obese children whose moms had gestational diabetes are about 6 times more likely to have diabetes or prediabetes than other obese children.
Black women born with low birth weight are at increased risk for the later development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, research shows.