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Having A Drink A Day Linked To Higher Breast Cancer Risk – Report

Having A Drink A Day Linked To Higher Breast Cancer Risk – Report

Researchers have long known that having one too many cocktails might be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research reveals just how much of a risk daily drinking might pose for both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Sipping […]

The Most Vulnerable Of Nigerian Women Suffer Traumatic Birth

The Most Vulnerable Of Nigerian Women Suffer Traumatic Birth

“One week after I delivered my second child, I realized that there was an issue,” Aisha told UNFPA from her hospital bed in Maiduguri, in north-east Nigeria. She had developed an obstetric fistula, a devastating childbirth injury that can derail a woman’s whole life. Obstetric fistula occurs during prolonged, obstructed labour. The obstruction can create a […]

In The News: Vitamin D May Influence Success Rate Of Assisted Reproductive Procedures

In The News: Vitamin D May Influence Success Rate Of Assisted Reproductive Procedures

  A new meta-analysis has concluded that there is a relationship between a woman’s vitamin D status and the success rate of assisted reproduction therapy. Infertility is a common and distressing issue, and it affects an estimated 6.1 million couples in the United States. That’s around 10 percent of all couples of childbearing age. Over the years, assisted […]