Why high-income countries still suffer the devastation of stillbirths
Stillbirth rates and trends in all countries ... remain unknown, even in high-income settings. Suboptimal care could be a contributing factor in up to 6 in every 10 stillbirths. Failure by the medical team to use best practice protocols during birth ...
HIV infection rates remain high among black gay men in Boston and 5 other cities
WASHINGTON, DC—HIV infection rates remain high among black gay men in the United States ... “The rates of infection that we’ve documented in this study are higher than the rates of many countries in Africa,” Dr. Kenneth Mayer, medical director ...
Concern over high number of caesareans
ONE of the world’s top gynaecologists has expressed his concern at Cyprus’ high rate of ... the reason why, so we may have to do some research on Cyprus, specific for Cyprus,” Sir Sabaratnam said. The doctor also commented on child birth safety ...
Why is the birth rate in Japan declining?
"All we can ask for is for them to do their best per head," he said. There are multiple reasons why the birth rate ... Many young adults deal with temporary contracts that pay little. The allowances for child care are low and housing costs are high.
Poor girls aren't condemned to pregnancy, poverty
(CNN)-- "Why is the teen birth rate in the United States so high ... the chance of staying poor falls from 12% to 2%, and the chance of joining the middle class or higher rises from 56% to 74%. So why do so many people assume poverty is a no-exit condition?