Researchers in Japan have set a course to better understand the human placenta by deriving and growing placenta stem cells for the first time, in the goal of better understanding the difference between healthy and complicated pregnancies. “Trophoblast cells play
While C-section rates continue to rise around India and globally, women’s health activists are struggling to raise awareness among patients about the risks inherent in surgical deliveries. In India, C-sections are too often framed as the more convenient and predictable,
The drive to be perfect in body, mind and career among today’s youth has significantly increased compared to prior generations, which may be taking a toll on young people’s mental health, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
As kids spend more time with screen-based devices, there is a common perception that technology is taking over their lives, to the detriment and exclusion of other activities. However, new Oxford University research has revealed that despite the intrusion of
Electronic fetal monitoring — that is, constantly monitoring a baby’s heartbeat — is often used during labor to make sure babies don’t lack of oxygen during labor and suffer resulting brain damage. In some parts of the world, continuous fetal
Earlier this year, the Centre revised India’s national healthcare policies with two aims in mind: lowering healthcare costs and strengthening the system of primary care. A two-article deep dive, published recently in the international medical journal, The Lancet, explore the
Kids with a depressed father are more likely to be at-risk for teen depression, finds a new study led by researchers from University College London. While the link between mothers’ depression and depression in their children is well-established, the new Lancet Psychiatry study is