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Britons Having Sex At Younger Ages, Staying Active Into Their 70s
2013-11-26 15:10:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Results from a newly released UK national survey on sexual attitudes has found Britons are becoming sexually active earlier than before and staying active into their 70s. Published in the journal The Lancet, the survey results also showed both men and women are having sex less often than in the past. "People are working very, very hard, they are very busy," Kaye Wellings, of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,...

2013-11-22 23:23:31

DKT Pakistan launches DHANAK, a nationwide communication program, to help train family planning and reproductive health providers on positive benefits of family planning services and their effectiveness. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 On the first anniversary of its initial sales of contraceptive products and family planning services, DKT Pakistan has begun a major effort to announce the launch of its DHANAK social franchising program for counseling Pakistani couples on...

2013-11-21 08:28:13

"Magnet Effect" caused by access to innovative ultrasound technology includes positive clinical trends in antenatal visits and newborn deliveries ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest neonatal mortality rate (32 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2012) and accounts for 38 percent of neonatal deaths globally.[i] Concomitantly, the maternal mortality rate is estimated at 500 deaths per 1,000,000 live births representing 162,000 maternal deaths...

2013-11-21 08:26:40

LONDON, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The St John International team today hosted celebrated social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at their offices in London to discuss the development work of the global health charity and the maternal and newborn health work they are rolling out across Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/654215 ) Archbishop Tutu, who chaired South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was...

2013-11-19 23:22:04

With over 20 years as sexual health experts, Sinclair has created volumes of adult sex education content. The site’s mission is to compile all that information into one trusted location for individuals, couples, and anyone seeking sexual health information. Hillsborough, NC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Realizing that the internet is the fastest way to reach people seeking this knowledge, Sinclair has launched a new sexual health resource, http://www.SinclairInstitute.org, to assist in...

2013-11-19 08:28:36

Initial commitment of $6 million dedicated to addressing growing U.S. problem WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that Merck for Mothers has launched programs aimed at decreasing the number of women across the United States who die from or suffer severe complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-11-14 20:24:58

Article Published in The Lancet Global Health BETHESDA, Md., SEATTLE and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers and global health organizations today issued a call-to-action to advance a comprehensive research agenda to address the global burden of preterm birth, which has become the leading cause of newborn deaths worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Eunice Kennedy...

2013-11-07 23:29:39

San Francisco non-profit Child Family Health International (CFHI) announced it will open educational global health programs in Uganda beginning in 2014. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Child Family Health International (CFHI), a leader in global health education has announced program expansion into its seventh location, Uganda. The non-profit, recognized by the United Nations and headquartered in San Francisco, places health professions students alongside native...

2013-10-31 23:38:23

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking continuous care during labor and how this lowers their risk of medical interventions. According to Morton and Clift, doulas are the "Birth Ambassadors" to the midwifery model of care in the U.S. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 According to Birth Ambassadors, a new book from...

2013-10-30 23:34:09

MealEasy.com, an online meal-planning and management solution created by Noviden Technologies, unveils a proactive solution that works in conjunction with Obamacare to ease the health burden of North Americans. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 George Borovan (MealEasy/Noviden Technologies CEO) and President Barack Obama share a common goal: to dramatically improve the health of Americans through healthy living and affordable health care. “There’s no doubt that...