Obstetrics & gynaecology

OB-GYNs call bans on abortion devastating for women's health

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn a woman's right to have an abortion marks a "very dark day in health care" that will leave patients at risk and doctors afraid to act, leaders of the American College of Obstetricians ...

Pediatrics

Midwives key to promoting vaccines, but more training is needed

A new study shows many midwives receive little or no training on how to communicate to expectant parents the importance of maternal and childhood vaccines despite being the most trusted source of information on vaccines in ...

Pediatrics

Executive function improved with prenatal exposure to SSRIs

(HealthDay)—Children with prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors (pSRI) have better executive function (EF) at age 12 years, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could there be a 'social vaccine' for malaria?

Every two minutes, a child will die from malaria in Africa. It is a preventable, treatable disease, that each year affects approximately 200 million people globally. Of those, more than 90 per cent of cases will stem from ...

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