Women could lead

Women could lead longer, healthier lives – first global index of women’s health urges action from policymakers

Topic: Women could lead longer, healthier lives – first global index of women’s health urges action from policymakers Over the past year, more than 1.5 billion women worldwide were not tested for some of the most prevalent and pernicious diseases women face: cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs). That’s one of…

Severe Infections

Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth

Topic: Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth Individuals who are hospitalized during pregnancy due to sepsis have higher odds of complications surrounding childbirth, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. The study found that pregnancies complicated by sepsis were associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum…