The World Health Organization (WHO), on Wednesday, prequalified its first biosimilar medicine – trastuzumab – in a move that could make this expensive, life-saving treatment more affordable and available to women globally.
Research shows using both marijuana and alcohol during early pregnancy may disrupt fetal development
New preclinical research reported in animal models shows that exposure to compounds found in marijuana called cannabinoids (CBs), which includes cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), during early pregnancy can cause malformations in the developing embryo.
A team of Boston-area researchers, including Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Shruthi Mahalingaiah, are undertaking a new research project to address women’s reproductive health challenges.
Surgery for stress urinary incontinence (leaking that occurs with a cough or sneeze) improves symptoms of another form of incontinence, called urgency urinary incontinence, in women who have both types, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.
NIH study suggests higher air pollution exposure during second pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk
Pregnant women who are exposed to higher air pollution levels during their second pregnancy, compared to their first one, may be at greater risk of preterm birth, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
Exclusive interview with Lucy Gondor: “There’s still a long way to go for the ordinary women of Sierra Leone”
I can proudly say that the status of women in Kailahun District has improved a lot, thanks to our collective effort as women and other stakeholders, and the invaluable support of SEND Sierra Leone and their partners Christian Aid and Irish Aid.
In the suburbs of Kailahun District, Eastern Sierra Leone, people of all ages and titles, including from the surrounding villages, trooped in small groups to the community barray (hall) at Ngolahun village, Peje Bongre chiefdom, for what seemed to be a very important meeting.