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Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19

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The Guardian, Tuesday 16 May 2017 14.01 AEST Pregnancy complications are the leading cause of death globally among females aged 15-19, with self-harm in second place, a global study has found. More than 1.2 million female and male adolescents die annually, the World Health roaOrganization (WHO) report said – the majority from preventable causes including mental health issues, poor nutrition...

Two-drug HIV therapy just as effective as three-drug therapy

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aidsmap/nam, 25 October 2016
SImplification of an antiretroviral treatment to a boosted protease inhibitor and the nucleoside analogue lamivudine (a dual regimen) is highly effective in people switching from a stable three-drug regimen, researchers reported on Monday at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow).
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Improving Cultural Understanding & Engagement with People from ATSI Communities

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Improving Cultural Understanding and Engagement with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: Practical learnings to improve your practice (Webinar) 1800RESPECT , October 2016 The details When: Thursday, December 1, 2016 What Time: 01:00 PM AEDT Duration: 45 minutes Where: Online – wherever you like! Presenter: Craig Ridney CEO of Kornar Winmil Yunti (KWY) Cost: Free...

Labiaplasty surgery prompted by derogatory comments, research finds

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ABC Health & Wellbeing, posted Tue at 10:46am Every year thousands of women undergo labiaplasties – a relatively new surgical procedure that alters the folds of skin surrounding a woman’s vagina: the labia minora (inner labia) and the labia majora (outer labia). Derogatory comments about the appearance of their genitals, as well as physical discomfort during certain activities...

Contraception for women with epilepsy: counselling, choices, and concerns

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Open Access Journal of Contraception, 19 April 2016 Volume 2016:7 Pages 69—76 Arne Reimers, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St Olavs University Hospital, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children’s and Women’s Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway Abstract: Approximately 50% of all pregnancies in women with epilepsy (WWE)...

Science & Health Scabies Research Breakthrough Will Help Remote Indigenous Australian Communities

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Gizmodo, 15/2/16 Australian researchers have used cutting-edge genome technologies to reveal the genetic makeup of a widespread skin parasite causing serious health problems in Aboriginal communities. The research team identified the genetic ‘map’ of the human parasitic scabies mite, accelerating research that could lead to new ways of preventing and treating scabies infestations and prevent...

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