Dr. Joy Zia, MD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's been controversy for years over whether the use of common antidepressants by women during their pregnancies might raise the odds of mental health issues in their children.

    Now, a study involving more than 13,000 children finds no rise i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise path that it said would allow women to obtain contraceptives through their health plan, while respecting the views of companies that

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.

    Using surveys of single people, the Kinsey Institute research suggests that men -- straight or ga...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.

    "We're particularly concerned about canned tuna, which is second only to shrimp as the most commonly ea...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data gathered from nearly 20,000 American women, aged 21 to 44, who took part in poll...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

    Births outside of marriage continued a slight decline in 2013, accounting for 40.6 percent of al...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    SUNDAY, Aug. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many pregnant women and their unborn children are being exposed to antibacterial compounds that may be linked to developmental and reproductive issues, a new small study suggests.

    The antibacterial triclosan appeared in the urine of every woman te...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American women have benefited from a breast and cervical cancer screening program offered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.

    The program was launched in 1991 to serve women with limited...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mutated versions of a gene called PALB2 can dramatically increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.

    Women carrying the PALB2 mutation have a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of 70, British research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a woman drinks heavily during pregnancy, the harmful effects on her child's brain development appear to continue over time, a new study indicates.

    The findings point to a possible reason for the persistent attention and behavior problems exp...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida, new research finds.

    The test would measure the concentration of folate (a form of vitamin B) in a pregnant women's red blood cells...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new study indicates.

    HPV-related cancers of the anus and the base of the tongue and tonsils have increase...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principle

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