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Metabolic syndrome increases risk of pregnancy complications

Research led by the University of Adelaide shows that metabolic syndrome in pregnant women increases their risk for pregnancy complications including preeclampsia and gestational diabetes by 2-4 times. Published in the journal PLOS Medicine the research assessed maternal metabolic health at 15 weeks’ gestation in 5530 women in the international SCOPE Study based at the… Read More »

No, ‘post-birth control syndrome’ isn’t a real thing, doctors say

Doctors are calling out the latest unsubstantiated health advice aimed at women — naturopaths claiming they can “recover” women from “post-birth control syndrome,” and Gwyneth Paltrow’s new “Madame Ovary” dietary supplement for menopause — while doctors could have themselves at least partially to blame for women turning to pseudoscientific treatments. According to U.S. naturopath Jolene… Read More »