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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
''Antenatal care is very important for health workers to detect mothers with obesity or diabetes... both specific risks during pregnancy," says Dr. Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General at WHO. »
More on obstetrics/gynecology AND: government health care
, healthcare policy
, health organisations
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Childless couples yearning for kids, profit-making IVF clinics, poor women renting wombs, and medical technology available for a price make up India’s booming, unregulated infertility market.
More on obstetrics/gynecology AND: reproduction
, social issues (general)
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July 19, 2014
As World Embryology Day approaches, the writer looks at advances that have brought hope to several couples.
May 7, 2014
It is a great paradox that in the land of Kamasutra, people remain ignorant of the intricacies of sex. Lack of knowledge on the subject has made road side business of dispensing of potency herbs a...
December 24, 2013
A resident of Pithapuram in East Godavari District, Venkata Ramya had been suffering from ‘postpartum cardiomyopathy’ after delivering a baby seven years ago
November 3, 2013
Sunita (30) is expecting twins in a week’s time. But they are not hers. Sunita is a surrogate mother for a childless aged couple. An illiterate woman earning a meagre Rs.100-Rs.150 per day at a gar...
October 14, 2013
Hana al-Za’anin and her husband, Tamer, have not set eyes on each other, let alone had physical contact, for almost seven years. But the young Palestinian couple are delighted to be expecting thei...
August 5, 2013
Veteran gynaecologist of the city Yarlagadda Sitaratnam was felicitated by the Vijayawada Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society (VOGS) here on Sunday. VOGS secretary Ch. Kavitha said that Dr Sitaratna...
July 16, 2013
The Janani Suraksha Yojna scheme also includes free ambulance and post delivery medical treatment. »
June 28, 2013
Britain is set to become the first country in the world to allow doctors to use a controversial IVF technique that would lead to the creation of babies with three parents, prompting criticism that...
June 4, 2013
Women at the peak of their monthly menstrual cycle may be more vulnerable to psychological side-effects resulting from stress, finds a new study team that includes an Indian-origin researcher. The...
May 16, 2013
Agency has managed to secure a single dose for $4.50, as against market price of $130
May 31, 2014
The obstetrics and gynaecologists of the State-run Gandhi Hospital have successfully helped a 34-year-mother of three children, Munnibi, to naturally give birth to a 5 kg baby boy. Apart from the i...
February 26, 2014
Don’t just sit around waiting for the baby to arrive, keep fit and active, say experts to K. Jeshis
November 23, 2013
When the stork came calling at the SAT Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, the oldest tertiary-level maternal and child care hospital in the State, on Friday, there was a sense of jubilation in the ai...
October 18, 2013
Infant mortality, neonatal mortality, malnutrition and child abuse are some of the major issues to be deliberated at the three-day 27th South Zone 32nd Karnataka State Annual Conference of Indian...
August 9, 2013
The Union government has widened the scope of the Janani–Shishu Suraksha Karyakram, implemented under the National Rural Health Mission. Official sources told The Hindu here on Th...
July 27, 2013
Stakeholders voice concern over unregulated multimillion-dollar industry
July 6, 2013
With Britain recently deciding to proceed with draft regulations on the mitochondria replacement technique for preventing women from transmitting mitochondrial disorders to their children, the met...
June 21, 2013
Husband deserts 26-year-old infected with HIV
May 28, 2013
They are essential to family planning, preventing HIV transmission and gender-based violence, upholding human rights and saving millions of lives »
May 4, 2013
‘Risk of maternal deaths higher in low-risk or normal deliveries as safety is taken for granted’ »
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French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 economics Nobel Prize for his analysis of market power and regulation.