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The risk of a mother dying during childbirth in Zambia is almost 100 times higher than in the industrialised world, it has been claimed.
A new medical centre offering reparative surgery for fistula patients is to open in Tamale, Ghana, it has been announced.
Babies who are exposed to malaria before birth may develop a tolerant phenotype that increases their susceptibility to the disease and anemia in childhood, a new study has indicated.
There is currently a shortage of egg donors in the UK, a situation which is unlikely to change unless incentives are offered, it has been reported.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) used World Population Day to spread the word about the importance of women's and girls' education.
Children exposed to anesthesia during a Caesarean section are not at any higher risk of suffering learning disabilities later in life than children delivered by natural birth, a study has indicated.
A new strategy to tackle maternal and infant mortality has been launched in the East Gonja District Directorate of the Ghana Health Services, it has been reported.
The presence of trained medical professionals to carry out Caesarean sections can help reduce maternal mortality levels in the developing world, it has been claimed.
Women who have had two pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia are at a higher risk of hypertension after pregnancy, it has been reported.
An increased risk of lung cancer could be one of the side effects of premature menopause caused by medical interventions.
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