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Simple swab to tell which twins are really at risk of premature birth

A test developed by teams from Tommy’s London Research Centre can help predict whether twins will be born prematurely, a newly published study has found*.  Half of twin pregnancies end in premature births,

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SAFE training programme improves knowledge and skill of anaesthesia providers in low-income settings

New research findings highlight the effectiveness of the Safer Anaesthesia from Education (SAFE) training programme in improving the knowledge and skill of anaesthesia providers in low-income settings. Published in Anaesthesia

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Five causes accounted for 90% of fetal deaths, finds US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five causes accounted for 89.5% of fetal deaths between 2015 and 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported. Donna Hoyert PhD and Elizabeth Gregory MPH, from

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Leaving your baby to ‘cry it out’ has no adverse effects on child development

Leaving an infant to ‘cry it out’ from birth up to 18 months does not adversely affect their behaviour development or attachment, researchers from the University of Warwick have found,

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Only one in five doctors aware of patient feedback about their care online, survey reveals

Around one in five doctors are aware of patient feedback about themselves on review and ratings websites, according to a new survey of health professionals. Their answers also reveal that

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Postnatal mental health: Are women getting the support they need?

Postnatal mental health: Are women getting the support they need? “I really did not feel like I fitted the box.” New research indicates the need for postnatal support that encompasses

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New research uncovers important molecule in ovarian cancer

New research uncovers important molecule in ovarian cancer Scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute in Canada have uncovered an important new target for ovarian cancer therapy. Contrary to current research