Women with multiple sclerosis who want to undergo fertility treatment can do so without worry, according to a new study. Participants who had MS were no more likely to have a flare-up of the disease after receiving fertility treatments than they were before their treatments, researchers found. The study also found a link between MS…  read on >  read on >

Even modest weight gain above the average puts kids at risk for high blood pressure, new research shows. “Hypertension during youth tracks into adulthood and is associated with cardiac and vascular organ damage,” said lead study author Corinna Koebnick of Kaiser Permanente Southern California. “Since the organ damage can be irreversible, preventing hypertension in our…  read on >  read on >

Don’t rely on TikTok for accurate health information about mpox, the virus once known as monkeypox, a new study says. An international group of researchers who watched and analyzed videos about mpox on the social media site found them to be often inaccurate, incomplete and of poor quality. Study findings were published May 14 in…  read on >  read on >

Newer scanning technology may spot more breast cancers and lower the rate of dreaded false positives, a large, new study shows. Now available in a growing number of health care facilities, tomosynthesis uses low-dose X-rays and computer reconstructions to create 3D images of the breasts to find cancers. In contrast, traditional mammography creates 2D images…  read on >  read on >