Medical research

Zika infection in pregnant macaques slows fetal growth

Zika virus infection in pregnant rhesus macaques slows fetal growth and affects how infants and mothers interact in the first month of life, according to a new study from researchers at the California National Primate Research ...

Pediatrics

Babies in Tigray dying at 4 times pre-war levels, study says

Babies in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region are dying in their first month of life at four times the rate before the war cut off access to most medical care for over 5 million people, according to the most sweeping study ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.

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