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FIGO recruiting Project Manager - Global Safe Motherhood (Maternity Cover, 8 months)

FIGO is recruiting a Project Manager for Global Safe Motherhood (Maternity Cover, 8 months) Please click here for full application details. Deadline: 18 April 2017

Cervical screening guidelines 'beneficial'

Periodic reviews of cervical screening guidelines remain important, according to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

Visual inspection 'unsuitable for jaundice diagnosis'

Visual inspection is an unreliable method of predicting newborn babies' risk of developing jaundice, according to a new study.

Breastfeeding 'key during first six months'

Breastfeeding is the best way to feed a baby in the first six months of life, according to the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

US University to research reproductive health

The National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) has awarded the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, New York, a $7.5 million (£5.1 million) grant to establis...

'Research breakthrough' on newborn blood infections

Medical researchers at the University of Utah, US, believe they have discovered why blood infections can often pose such high risks for newborn babies.

'Fat gene' associated with PCOS

Women's fertility could be damaged by a 'fat gene', according to new research.

Bangkok Hospital launches affordable IVF programme

Bangkok Hospital has implemented a new cut-price fertility programme which aims to save people money.

Vaccine 'could prevent risk of congenital CMV'

An experimental vaccine being developed in the US could reduce babies' risks of being infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) in the womb.

Medical costs of preterm baby 'could cover 12 full-term newborns'

The medical costs associated with a premature baby during the first year of its life could care for nearly a dozen healthy, full-term babies, it has been claimed.

Rise seen in radiologic exams for pregnant women

A new study has indicated that the number of radiologic exams conducted on pregnant women has more than doubled over the last decade.