Obstetrics & gynaecology

Global study shows teenage motherhood is still high

The high rate of adolescent motherhood across developing countries isn't shifting, with reductions either modest or absent in some regions and rising in others, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Diabetes

CDC: 26.4 percent of U.S. adults with diabetes meet ABCS goals

(HealthDay)—About one in four U.S. adults (26.4 percent) with diabetes meet the combined goals for preventing or delaying complications of diabetes, according to research published in the Nov. 13 issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Health

UN chief: Pandemic shows need for universal health coverage

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the "utterly inadequate health systems" around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday in arguing that universal health coverage is essential for nations ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hedonism is as important as self-control for a happy life

Enjoying activities that don't contribute directly to long-term goals, such as relaxing on the couch or eating delicious food, contributes at least as much to a happy life as self-control, according to new research from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With first case, Latin America prepares for COVID-19 virus

With Brazil reporting the first case of the COVID-19 virus, neighboring countries and other nations around Latin America were attempting to block the possible arrival of the virus.

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