November 16, 2018

This STD Is More Common Than Gonorrhea, But Few People Know About It. Researchers Are Hoping to Change That

(Medical Xpress) – Johns Hopkins researchers are spearheading efforts to raise awareness and learn more about a sexually transmitted disease few people know about but scientists believe makes people infertile.  Many people infected with mycoplasma genitalium, or Mgen for short, … Read More

November 15, 2018

‘Emotionally, Physically and Financially Distressing’: What Women Are Not Told Before IVF Treatment

(Scroll) – The Delhi resident and her husband, Hemant Gambhir, had taken a chance on in vitro fertilisation or IVF treatment after trying unsuccessfully for five years to have a baby. The couple underwent a battery of tests and investigations. … Read More

November 14, 2018

Childbirth in the Age of Addiction: New Mom Worries about Maintaining Sobriety

(Kaiser Health News) – As recently as 2017, postpartum women were routinely being prescribed three- to five-day supplies of opioids — even after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery. A study published that year of 164,720 Pennsylvania women on Medicaid who gave birth vaginally … Read More

November 13, 2018

Pregnant Women Among 15 Arrested for Alleged Surrogacy in Cambodia

(Australian Broadcasting Co) – Fifteen people have been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly taking part in illegal surrogacy, the Kingdom’s anti-trafficking authority says. According to Cambodia’s National Police website, 11 of those arrested are pregnant surrogates, along with two men … Read More

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