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2012-09-21 23:03:01

Medcial volunteers brave monsoon conditions to bring crucial medical care and health education to remote areas of Nepal, providing needed health services and strengthening clinical and cultural

2012-09-19 16:01:34

A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.

Metabolism Key To Length Of Human Pregnancy
2012-08-28 08:35:17

The length of human pregnancy is limited primarily by a mother's metabolism, not the size of the birth canal, suggests a new study from the University of Rhode Island.

2012-06-27 12:04:07

Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labor than women who have no such fear.


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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