Obstetrics & gynaecology

Climate change shown to increase the risk of preterm births by 60%

Increased numbers of preterm births, higher incidence of respiratory disease and death, and more children in hospitals are some of the stark health outcomes the world is facing from the impacts of extreme climate change.

Genetics

Are environmental toxins reducing men's fertility?

In a study that signals potential reproductive and health complications in humans, now and for future generations, researchers from McGill University, the University of Pretoria, Université Laval, Aarhus University, and ...

Health

WHO chief warns pandemic accord hangs in the balance

The World Health Organization chief fears plans for a global pandemic preparedness agreement will fall apart amid wrangling and disinformation, warning on Monday that future generations "may not forgive us".

Health

Carbon monoxide poisoning prevention tips during cold weather

With below-freezing temperatures, Houstonians are doing their best to find ways to keep warm, but certain appliances in and around our homes used to do so can be deadly. Poisoning by carbon monoxide, an odorless, scentless ...

Cardiology

Research reveals new hope for obesity-induced heart disease

Obesity-induced heart disease, which affects up to 10% of the population in certain age ranges, is considered an untreatable condition and 75% of people don't survive more than five years beyond diagnosis.

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