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C-section '50 times more deadly' for women...

"Improvement of C-section surgical outcomes could substantially improve both maternal and neonatal mortality,"

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Heart attack: 'Death more likely for women...

Researchers at Harvard University found a "stark" difference in survival according to whether the patient's and doctor's gender matched.

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'Exercise boosts survival after heart attack'...

The team collected data on heart attack patients, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.

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Innovations to improve health outcomes lauded...

Prof. Elly Katabira, The UAHII Board co-chair said over 22,000 people and 7,000 health workers across 10 districts of Uganda had been reached since its...

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Limited funding forcing more researchers...

Gibson Kibike a professor of medicine said there is a need to mentor more young scientists in the region.

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'1 in 9 people infected after gut surgery'...

Overuse of antibiotics, especially in poor countries, is thought to be an important factor in post-operative infections.

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Human eggs grown to maturity in lab

Experts who did not take part in the research hail the achievement as promising, but stress it will take years to translate into a safe and proven therapy....

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'Mini pill box' releases weekly dose of HIV...

People who forget to take their medication run the risk of falling ill if the virus rebounds, or developing resistance to the drugs they were using.

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Breakthrough in peanut allergy research

Food allergy affects one in 20 children and about two in 100 adults, with seafood, cow's milk, eggs and peanuts among the most typical triggers.

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Disease gene 'edited' in human embryos in...

The lab-created, edited embryos were not allowed to develop beyond a few days, when they comprised a handful of cells.

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Museveni launches fiberboard factory...

President Yoweri Museveni launched Nile Fibre Boards Uganda Ltd at Kinoni Village, Kakoge Sub County in Nakasongola district on April 10. The $25m factory is to employ over 1000 locals. The company is specialised in making wood products including different...