Tim White

Study: Stress Makes Conception More Difficult
Study: Stress Makes Conception More Difficult

The more stress women are under while trying to conceive a child, the harder it is to get pregnant. Ohio State University researchers found women with high levels of alpha-amylase–a biomarker of stress in saliva–are 29 percent less likely to get pregnant each month, and are more than twice as likely to meet the clinical definition of infertility. The research team tracked 501 U.S. women ages 18 to 40, who were free from known fertility problems and had just started trying to conceive, for 12 months or until they became pregnant.

News: Recent Headlines

in Music

Rihanna donates $135K to AIDS charity

Fresh
rihanna

The singer dished out $135,000 at an auction to benefit AIDS research at the star-studded amfAR Inspiration gala.

in Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Fresh
timcook

Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.

in Entertainment, Sports

The best #ChevyGuy tweets from the World Series

bumgarner1

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Ice Cube teaches Elmo a new word

11-overlay2

There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube.

in Music

Meghan Trainor has beat Michael Jackson

trainor

The "All About That Bass" singer is the first Epic Records artist to score eight weeks at No. 1 on the pop charts.