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What is a midwife? Great new video

What is a midwife?  Some people have no idea (and yet are prepared to make something up–see this funny new video).  Midwives’ skills and expert knowledge are sometimes overlooked, yet midwives offer compassionate, evidence-based care that is focused on the health of women and their families.

A pregnant woman lies on an examination table as a nurse places her hands on her stomach during a check up at a community health centre in Chharchh

New Research provides clues for Pre-eclampsia testing

Pre-eclampsia and Alzheimer’s Disease may have something in common: Researchers at the Center for Perinatal Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have identified proteins in urine of patients with pre-eclampsia that resemble dysfunction proteins identified in neuro-degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers report that the proteins identified were noted assuming the wrong shape or […]