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Science Reveals 5 Remedies for Morning Sickness

From ginger to chemo medicine

(Newser) - Despite the fact that up to 80% of pregnant women experience morning sickness, the FDA has yet to approve any drugs that specifically treat it, Live Science reports. So for the sake of nauseous moms-to-be everywhere, researchers reviewed studies on five morning sickness remedies. Here's what they found: More »

Kim Kardashian Makes Nice With the FDA

With a very, very long Instagram post

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian is back on the FDA's good side. After the agency slapped drugmaker Duchesnay over Kardashian's now-deleted Instagram post about morning sickness pill Diclegis, noting that the reality star didn't issue any of the small print like risk information in her post, Kardashian made a follow-up... More »

FDA Issues Warning Over Kardashian's Instagramming

Pregnancy drug promotion 'false and misleading'

(Newser) - If Kim Kardashian is going to promote drugs, she needs to talk about their side effects as well as their benefits, the FDA has warned a pharmaceutical company. Duchesnay, maker of the morning-sickness pill Diclegis, has received a formal warning from the regulator over Facebook and Instagram posts in which... More »

Morning Sickness Reduces Risk of Miscarriage

Another study sees a benefit to the nausea

(Newser) - It turns out that morning sickness isn't all bad—women who suffer from pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting are less likely to miscarry, a new study suggests. Researchers—they say their work advances previous studies by focusing on the duration of symptoms—found that women who did not experience morning sickness... More »

Morning Sickness May Help Protect Embryos

Ailment has evolutionary benefit, researchers say

(Newser) - Far from being a mere nuisance, morning sickness may actively protect embryos, LiveScience reports. Doctors have long recognized the association of morning sickness and a healthy pregnancy, but new research suggests the condition evolved to protect embryos from dangerous environmental factors. More »

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