This 2-Year-Old Has a Grapefruit-Sized Tumor That Makes Her Look Pregnant

Cleo Keenan, a 2-year-old from the U.K., suffers from a rare cancer called adrenal carcinoma. The condition starts out in either one or both adrenal glands, which are on top of the kidneys. Keenan has stage 3 adrenal carcinoma, and that’s caused her stomach to swell to an alarming size. Keenan’s mother Shannon Latham told the Daily Mail that, as […]

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Kobe Bryant’s Pregnant Wife Vanessa Wants to Try for a Boy After Baby No. 4

Baby No. 5? Kobe Bryant’s wife is pregnant with their fourth daughter, but the former NBA player says his wife, Vanessa Bryant, would also love to have a baby boy. “I think she wants a boy more than I do,” the Lakers alum, 40, told Extra Opens a New Window. on Thursday, March 21. “I love having girls — I’m […]

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Pregnant Women Should Delay Gallbladder Surgery, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — Expectant mothers are susceptible to developing gallstones, but gallbladder removal surgery during pregnancy can be risky, researchers say. In a new study, researchers found that women who had their gallbladder removed during pregnancy were more likely to have a longer hospital stay and be readmitted within a month. These women were also more likely to […]

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Pregnant women facing weight stigma see decreased physical and mental health, study finds

In one of the first research studies focused on the impact of weight stigma in pregnant and postpartum women, a team led by a Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor found that women who experience weight stigma during pregnancy and early postpartum often show increased depressive symptoms, greater weight gain during pregnancy, and weight retention after their baby is born. During pregnancy, […]

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Women who are ‘morning people’ may find it easier to get pregnant

Women who are ‘morning people’ may find it easier to become pregnant than ‘night owls’ because they tend to be healthier and more active Researchers followed the sleeping habits of 100 women going through IVF   Almost 75% of ‘larks’ conceived, compared to roughly 33% of ‘night owls’  It is suggested that early risers are more likely to have healthy habits  […]

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AHA: Age, Race Are Leading Predictors of Heart Attacks in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks in pregnant women are rare, but the number is rising, particularly among older expectant mothers, according to a new study that looked at the most common factors behind the increase. The number of women who had heart attacks during or after pregnancy rose 19 percent from 2005 to 2014, the […]

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