Obstetrics & gynaecology

Global incidence of neonatal preterm birth decreasing overall

Although the incidence of preterm birth decreased globally from 1990 to 2019, increases have been observed in high sociodemographic index (SDI) regions, according to a study published online May 31 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Health

Body mass index, age can affect your risk for neck pain

With roughly 80% of jobs being sedentary, often requiring several hours of sitting stooped in front of a computer screen, neck pain is a growing occupational hazard. Smartphones and other devices have also caused people to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in four people will have hearing problems by 2050: WHO

One in four of the world's population will suffer from hearing problems by 2050, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday, calling for extra investment in prevention and treatment.

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