Dr. Michael Schäfer, from Berlin's Charité Hospital, explains why people should pay close attention to the potential risks of over-the-counter pain medications.
They're touted as miracle cures. But the stem cell treatments on offer at private clinics are often anything but. Before you send a loved one in for a last-ditch (and very expensive) treatment, read the warnings.
Is it right to hack the genes of an unborn child to reduce its risk of developing cancer or some other debilitating or fatal disease? British medical experts say it could be, if certain conditions are met.
In many industrialized countries, the cesarean rate has risen over the last 20 years and the WHO has recommended reducing it. Doctors and midwives are in demand, but also expectant mothers.
To push or not to push? That is the question expectant women are grappling with in Kenya, where elective cesarean section births are on the rise despite potential risks.
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