Health

Sleep and fitness go hand-in-hand

The University of Saskatchewan's (USask) Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) and her team of students have conducted a new study which confirms the connection between sleep and physical activity among middle-aged women.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Aussie women born overseas have higher rates of stillbirths

Stillbirth occurs more frequently among women with non-white backgrounds born overseas than for Australian-born women, particularly among women with African or Indian backgrounds, according to research published online today ...

Health

Indigenous more likely to be victims of homicide: student study

Student research from the University of Toronto Mississauga reveals new information about Indigenous homicides in Ontario. The study by Navneet Aujla, a fourth-year student with UTM's Forensic Science program, confirms and ...

Health

Indigenous women suffer greatest risk of injury

Indigenous peoples are more likely to suffer an injury than non-Indigenous peoples —in Canada and many other nations. This includes injuries at work, falls, transport, suicides, assaults and even injuries resulting from ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Bolivia's midwives help reduce maternal mortality

Mariana Limachi left the hospital in this high Andes city in tears after a doctor told her she needed a C-section because the umbilical cord was wrapped around her 8-month fetus.

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