Obstetrics & gynaecology

In the race for safer, more reliable fetal monitoring continues

Pregnancy is a major life event for most parents-to-be. Usually pregnancy proceeds without incidents, however, complications can occur. In those cases, fetal monitoring can be lifesaving. Cardiotocography (CTG), the most ...

Biomedical technology

Using wearable tech to keep babies, pregnant women healthy

If a weightlifter is pregnant, she may get conflicting medical advice about how much she can safely lift at the gym. One doctor might say she shouldn't exceed 90 pounds. Another might draw the line at 25. Still another might ...

Surgery

Mayo Clinic Minute: Reversing a vasectomy

People change their minds. Some men who had a vasectomy to become infertile might decide for whatever reason that they want to have more children. In those cases, vasectomy reversal can be an option.

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.

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