Scientists can now create realistic human embryo models in the lab, leading some to suggest that we rethink how we legally define an embryo.
Oxytocin may be responsible for new mothers' heightened ability to see faces in inanimate objects, but more research is needed.
New models of human embryos grown in the lab closely mimic the structure of actual embryos.
A blood test looks at "chemical tags" on top of DNA to predict how likely a person is to develop preeclampsia.
Fallopian tube "torsion" normally affects women of reproductive age and is extremely rare in children.
In a study, injecting rats with a new gel helped prevent or reverse pelvic floor damage associated with birth.
Maternal mortality rates in the U.S. progressively worsened from 1999 to 2019, a new study finds, and Black populations face the greatest risk.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the nation's first over-the-counter birth control pill after recently being advised to do so by a panel of experts.
"Vaginal seeding" may help restore the gut microbiome of cesarean-born babies, a small trial suggests. However, the practice isn't currently recommended by leading experts and previous studies have warned of its potential safety risks.
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