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The study estimates the global RSV disease burden in children under five in 2019

The study estimates the global RSV disease burden in children under five in 2019

A new study published in The hand estimates that acute lower respiratory tract infection attributable to RSV was responsible for more than 100,000 deaths in children under five worldwide in 2019. The study is the first to examine the burden of RSV disease in age groups narrow, reporting that there were over 45,000 deaths in …

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The study identifies multiple barriers faced by family doctors while providing abortion services

The study identifies multiple barriers faced by family doctors while providing abortion services

What prevents GPs from providing medical abortions to patients who need them? This is a question that researchers at UC Davis and UC San Francisco explored in a new study published today in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. The study identified multiple obstacles – including a lack of training and restrictions …

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Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to future cardiac events

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to future cardiac events

Press release Monday 9 May 2022 An NIH-funded study explains factors linked to increased risk of heart attack or stroke among women who have pregnancy problems related to high blood pressure. According to research funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), women who had complications related to developing hypertension or hypertension during …

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US dual risk papers for postpartum depression

US dual risk papers for postpartum depression

According to new survey results presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Meeting 2022, one in four new mothers who are physicians report having postpartum depression, twice that of the general population. The survey results weren’t all sad. More than three-quarters (78%) of new mothers reported meeting their breastfeeding goals. However, …

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