- Call for new technologies to protect women globally against unintended pregnancy, HIV and STIs
- Published on Oct 22, 2014
The global health community is calling for increased investment in the development of new technologies for women to protect against unintended pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. A new supplement published today in BJOG, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and CAMI Health, focuses on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs), which aim to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women worldwide.
- New study identifies risk factors for sexual assault, including age and alcohol consumption
- Published on Oct 15, 2014
Risk factors for sexual assault, including young age and alcohol consumption, must be addressed when considering preventative strategies, suggests a new study, published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- New supplement to BJOG published today: International Reviews, Quality of Care
- Published on Sep 18, 2014
Head of LSTM’s Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH), Professor Nynke van den Broek, has acted as Editor for a special supplement for BJOG, which has been published online today. View Supplement (free)
- New study examines the impact of socioeconomic position and maternal morbidity in Australia
- Published on Sep 17, 2014
The risk of severe maternal morbidity amongst women in Australia is increased by lower socioeconomic position, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- A greater focus on socially disadvantaged women is needed to improve maternity care in England, suggest researchers
- Published on Sep 17, 2014
Women from lower socioeconomic groups in the UK report a poorer experience of care during pregnancy and there needs to be a greater focus on their care, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
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- Published on Sep 08, 2014
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- Stillbirth gap closing between indigenous and non-indigenous women
- Published on Sep 03, 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, find researchers in a new study published in BJOG.
- Is China’s 50% caesarean section delivery rate too high?
- Published on Aug 20, 2014
Efforts must be made to decrease China’s increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a commentary published in BJOG.
- Study finds association between maternal age and emergency delivery
- Published on Aug 06, 2014
An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- New study examines mode of delivery following a perineal tear and recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies
- Published on Jul 09, 2014
There is an increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth in women who had such a tear in a previous delivery, suggests a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).