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The Chiranjeevi Yojana program in Gujarat, a state in northwestern India, received the Wall Street Journal Asian Innovation Award in 2006 and has been hailed by some as a model for wide adoption throughout India.
Maternity care may play a role in determining a mother's overall level of satisfaction during birth and months after labor.
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Smoking tobacco or marijuana, taking prescription painkillers, or using illegal drugs during pregnancy is associated with double or even triple the risk of stillbirth, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births, according to new estimates published Dec. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine .
Top-rated liberal talk show host Thom Hartmann thinks the many unneeded health services Americans must accept under the Affordable Care Act, such as drug-abuse treatment and maternity coverage, are outweighed by the general good of the law.
While Senate and House committees dig into chemical policy it is important to remember the point of reform: protecting public health.
Although the demand for infertility treatment is rising, the high cost may deter some couples from seeking care.
Dr. Seang Lin Tan pioneered a technique for the rapid freezing of a woman's eggs, using what has become known as the McGill Cryoleaf, which prevents damage to the eggs and thus helps preserve fertility.
And not surprisingly, there's some controversy. The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently reversed a previous policy and now allows obstetrician-gynecologists to treat men for sexually transmitted infections.
Misfolded protein molecules, caused by gene mutation, are capable of maintaining their function but are misrouted within the cell and can't work normally, thus causing disease.
The risk is also increased by smoking cigarettes, using other legal and illegal drugs and being exposed to secondhand smoke.
OF THE STATE DIRECTORS THAT POST THEIR OWN HEALTH CARE EXCHANGES. ACCORDING TO THE CENSUS BUREAU, THE NUMBER OF AMERICANS AGED 65 OR OLDER WILL INCREASE BY THE MILLIONS OVER THE NEXT 20 YEARS AND WITH AGING ADDITIONAL HEALTH RISKS.
Erectile dysfunction medications may be able to provide a health benefit for women: they may help treat menstrual cramps.
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