Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK's 'Moonshot' mass virus test plan met with skepticism

Health experts on Thursday expressed strong skepticism about the British government's ambitious plans to carry out millions of coronavirus tests daily in a bid to help people resume normal lives in the absence of a vaccine.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion rates highest where legally restricted: study

Abortion rates are highest in countries that legally restrict access to terminations, but lowest in high-income countries where abortion and contraception are accessible, a new study has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors tied to pregnancy rates in women on dialysis explored

(HealthDay)—Due to impaired fertility, pregnancy is not common in women on dialysis, but the pregnancy rate is higher than previously thought, and several factors are associated with the likelihood of pregnancy, according ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Expectant mothers receive an avalanche of information about potential risks to their baby. There's a growing list of foods, toxins and environmental threats to avoid. It's normal for this to lead to an increased level of ...

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