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In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)

Discovery could improve in vitro fertilisation success rates for women around t…

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University, Stanford University, University of Valencia and IGENOMIX have discovered that chromosomal abnormalities in […]

New family violence screening a success

Results from a new method of identifying mothers at risk of family violence show significant gains in identification, intervention and […]

Hormonal contraceptives and having children reduces uterine cancer risk for wom…

Taking hormonal contraceptives and having children are associated with a lower risk of uterine cancer for women with Lynch syndrome, […]
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Genetic causes of cerebral palsy

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered cerebral palsy has an even stronger genetic cause than previously thought, leading them to […]

Important Role of Insulin in Making Breast Milk

Why do so many mothers have difficulty making enough milk to breastfeed? A new study by scientists at Cincinnati Children’s […]

Popular media influences choice of childbirth

Women’s magazines influence whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not, with most of the messages biased […]

Male offspring get the most benefit from pregnant mother’s exercise

Male offspring appear to benefit more than females from the positive effects of exercise during pregnancy, a UNSW animal study has […]

Recall on counterfeit Durex branded condoms purchased from Groupon website

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Groupon Australia, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall of counterfeit […]

Window of Vulnerability for STIs to Infect Human Female Reproductive Tract

Charles R. Wira, PhD, and colleagues at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have presented a comprehensive review of the role […]

Study Pinpoints Pregnancy Complications in Women with Sickle Cell Disease

Compared to healthy pregnant women, pregnant women with a severe form of sickle cell disease (SCD) are six times more […]