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Weight Gain Guidance for Pregnant Women with Obesity

“Research shows that pregnant women with obesity are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes mellitus, hypertension, preeclampsia, […]

Weight Gain Guidance for Pregnant Women with Obesity

“Research shows that pregnant women with obesity are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes mellitus, hypertension, preeclampsia, […]

Pregnant Women with Asthma Need to Curb Urge to ask for Antibiotics

Getting sick when you’re pregnant is especially difficult, but women whose children are at risk for developing asthma should avoid […]

Diet key to lifespan and fertility

It may be possible to live longer and increase fertility by manipulating diet, according to world-first research in mice from […]

Baby’s genes, not mom’s, may trigger some preterm births

Some babies may be genetically predisposed to being born too soon, and variants in the DNA of the fetus — […]

Endometriosis treatment now widely available for Australian women

Bayer Australia Ltd has introduced Visanne® (dienogest), a prescription medicine for the treatment of women with endometriosis. Visanne is now […]

Mother’s stress hormone levels may affect foetal growth and long term health of…

In the Journal of Physiology, researchers at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge examined […]

Pain during or after Sexual Intercourse and Mode of Delivery

Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study published […]

Contraceptive study seeks to reduce unintended pregnancies

A major four-year trial will offer GPs across Victoria specialised training on contraception to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies […]

Egg and sperm race: Creating precursors to human egg and sperm

Scientists at the University of Cambridge working with the Weizmann Institute have created primordial germ cells – cells that will […]