Women Are More Prone To Depression Than Men – Expert

Women Are More Prone To Depression Than Men – Expert

A Consultant Psychiatrist at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Lagos, Taiwo Oduguwa, has said that more women are affected by depression than men. Mrs. Oduguwa made this known during the annual Ummahat Day organised by the Sisters’ Circle of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit. The programme, which was themed ‘Depression in […]

In The News: Study Claims Babies Born Via IVF Are Three Times More Likely To Suffer From Childhood Cancers

In The News: Study Claims Babies Born Via IVF Are Three Times More Likely To Suffer From Childhood Cancers

Babies conceived through IVF have triple the risk of developing cancer in their early years, a large new study claims. Researchers monitored more than 200,000 babies born between 1991 and 2013, with a follow-up to the age of 18. They found the rate of tumors was three times higher among children conceived using fertility treatment […]

The Four Ways Scientists Are Improving On Fertility Technology

The Four Ways Scientists Are Improving On Fertility Technology

Infertility treatment is more common than ever, thanks to technology. More than 70,000 babies were born through in-vitro fertilization in 2014, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. That’s an increase of nearly 10,000 babies, compared with five years earlier. Men and women are increasingly likely to seek medical help for reasons that include […]

Researchers Discovers “Cheap Drug” That Stops Postpartum Haemorrhage, Reducing Maternal Deaths

Researchers Discovers “Cheap Drug” That Stops Postpartum Haemorrhage, Reducing Maternal Deaths

A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers. Every year, 100,000 women die from massive bleeding in the moments after giving birth. But an international study, in the Lancet, suggests “tranexamic acid” could cut that by a third. Postpartum […]