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New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) today announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce maternal deaths around the world. The results open

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Media has bearing on childbirth

Women’s magazines influence whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not, with most of the messages biased towards promoting the benefits of medicalised birth. Researchers from Monash...

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Media has bearing on childbirth

Women’s magazines influence whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not, with most of the messages biased towards promoting the benefits of medicalised birth. Researchers from Monash...

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Popular media influences choice of childbirth

Women’s magazines influence whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not, with most of the messages biased towards promoting the benefits of medicalised birth. Researchers from Monash...

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Popular media influences choice of childbirth

Women’s magazines influence whether women decide to have a more natural childbirth or not, with most of the messages biased towards promoting the benefits of medicalised birth. Researchers from Monash...

Dr Michelle McIntosh Photo: Luka Kauzlaric/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Safer childbirth … for women everywhere

Few women in developed countries die of blood loss in childbirth, but in remote areas and developing countries, an estimated 100,000 die every year from post-partum haemorrhage. The difference is...

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Dr Michelle McIntosh Photo: Luka Kauzlaric/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Safer childbirth … for women everywhere

Few women in developed countries die of blood loss in childbirth, but in remote areas and developing countries, an estimated 100,000 die every year from post-partum haemorrhage. The difference is...

Medicine & health
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A multi-million dollar fight to save women’s lives

A new medicine to prevent the death of tens of thousands of women every year because of a fatal loss of blood after childbirth is within sight as a result...