Obstetrics & gynaecology

A novel method for monitoring the 'engine' of pregnancy

A study published in Nature Biomedical Engineering details a novel method for imaging the placenta in pregnant patients as well as the results of a pilot clinical study. By combining optical measurements with ultrasound, ...

Health

Residents enjoy better health after a switch to electric buses

The health of residents living alongside a bus route in Gothenburg, Sweden, became considerably better when hybrid buses were replaced by buses fully powered by electricity. Along with the noise levels there was a reduction ...

Cardiology

Living near noise pollution tied to greater risk of heart attack

Living in a noisy environment can be annoying, but it might also harm your health. People experiencing high levels of noise from cars, trains or planes were more likely to suffer a heart attack than people living in quieter ...

Health

How your neighborhood can hamper your teen's sleep

(HealthDay)—Living in a noisy neighborhood with less green space negatively affects teens' sleep, which may lead to poorer memory and thinking skills, according to a pair of studies.

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