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The Lancet: Abortion rates at all-time low in developed countries but remain unchanged in developing countries

The Lancet: Abortion rates at all-time low in developed countries but remain unchanged in developing countries Abortion rates have declined significantly over the last 25 years in developed countries and

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Breastfeeding app shows promise in supporting first-time mothers

Breastfeeding app shows promise in supporting first-time mothers Researchers find that the use of texts, private social media support before and after giving birth lead more new mums to begin

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Antidepressant use during pregnancy may lengthen umbilical cord

Antidepressant use during pregnancy may lengthen umbilical cord Umbilical cords of children whose mothers used selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors during pregnancy may be longer than umbilical cords of other newborn

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Yoga and aquatic exercise can help combat MS symptoms

Yoga and aquatic exercise can help combat MS symptoms Exercise can have a positive influence on certain symptoms of multiple sclerosis: Patients who do yoga and aquatic exercise suffer less

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Study shows benefits of internet-based therapy in overcoming childbirth fear

Study shows benefits of internet-based therapy in overcoming childbirth fear Women expecting their first child but who are experiencing severe fear of childbirth (FOC) stand to dramatically benefit in reducing

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Baby and general anaesthesia risk studied

Baby and general anaesthesia risk studied The developing brains of infants, given just under an hour of general anaesthesia during surgery, did not appear to be harmed by the time

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New resource for clinicians: a guide to using and writing case reports

New resource for clinicians: a guide to using and writing case reports from the Journal of Medical Case Reports The Journal of Medical Case Reports have published a valuable resource for

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Probiotics stop menopause-like bone loss in mice

Probiotics stop menopause-like bone loss in mice Probiotic supplements protected female mice from the loss of bone density that occurs after having their ovaries removed, researchers at Emory University School

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Pre-pregnancy obesity increases odds of having overweight children

Pre-pregnancy obesity increases odds of having overweight children An American study conducted by Kaiser Permanente, published in Pediatric Obesity, found that pre-pregnancy obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy was

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Australian research reveals a new secret to the miracle of breast milk

Australian research reveals a new secret to the miracle of breast milk One of the secrets to rich milk production in lactation has been uncovered by researchers at the Walter