Obstetrics & gynaecology

Living by oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights

A new study from Oregon State University found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan records high of daily virus cases, amid worrying spike

Japan reported a record number of daily coronavirus infections Thursday, amid a worrying spike in a country that has been spared the worst of the pandemic and hopes to host the Olympics next year.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

New Zealand on Friday had all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores with just one person in the nation of 5 million known to be still infected, but developments elsewhere were generally grim, with India reporting ...

page 1 from 3