Archive: 16/07/2008

Placenta removal -- a safer method after Caesareans

In Caesarean deliveries the placenta is usually removed by hand or by a technique known as 'cord traction'. A recent systematic review by Cochrane Researchers shows that cord traction poses less risk to the mother than manual ...

dateJul 16, 2008 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Caesarean section -- no consensus on best technique

Despite the routine delivery of babies by caesarean section, there is no consensus among medical practitioners on which is the best operating method to use. In a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library, researchers ...

dateJul 16, 2008 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Frogs with disease-resistance genes may escape extinction

As frog populations die off around the world, researchers have identified certain genes that can help the amphibians develop resistance to harmful bacteria and disease. The discovery may provide new strategies to protect ...

dateJul 16, 2008 in
shares0 comments 0