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New maternal and newborn health research has found an association between ecstasy use among pregnant women and a higher risk of delays in motor functioning development among their babies.
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has recommended that hormone therapy can be used safely without significant risk to many women's health if its duration is flexible.
Communities in Uganda are increasingly turning against the practice of female genital mutilation, as people become aware of the problems it causes women.
The findings of new stem cell research could one day lead to new fertility technologies for women.
Having a preterm infant or delivering a baby that is small for gestational age (SGA) raises the risk a woman will experience a stillbirth, new maternal and newborn research has shown.
Weight gain in pregnancy is a significant risk factor for developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women who are already overweight, but not in those whose body mass index (BMI) was low or normal before conception, safe motherhood research has found.
A study has found vaccinating pregnant women against influenza is good for maternal and newborn health.
The randomised, controlled trial, conducted by US and Bangladeshi researchers, found the number of babies born small for gestational age dropped among immunised mothers when there was an outbreak of the virus.
Maternal and newborn health research has found a link between mothers' migraines and their infants' colic.
Women's health research has identified a link between the sudden growth of metastatic ovarian cancer and dendritic cells of the patient's immune system.
A team at The Wistar Institute in the US studied a mouse model of an oncogene-driven tumour that becomes antigenic spontaneously.
A new maternal and newborn health report released by Save the Children has claimed infant malnutrition is an economic threat as well as a global health problem.
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