June 29, 2017

Walking Maintains Brain Volume, Prevents Cognitive Impairment

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First published 17-10-2010; republished 29-06-2017

The article below has been republished because it will impact your health positively. It is a summary of scientific findings from the work of Kirk I. Erickson (PhD) of the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his colleagues. Their finding was first reported in the October 13, 2010 online issue of Neurology, and supported by the National Institute on Aging.

June 22, 2017

Adolescent Pregnancy - An Overview of Important Facts

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Most teenage girls do not plan to get pregnant, but in some countries, many do. Adolescent pregnancies carry extra health risks to both the mother and the baby. Often, teens do not get prenatal care soon enough, which can lead to problems later on. They have a higher risk for pregnancy-related high blood pressure and its complications. Risks for the baby include premature birth and a low birth weight.

June 14, 2017

Preventing Unsafe Abortions Amongst Women

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Unsafe abortion occurs when a pregnancy is terminated either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical standards, or both. In a previous article, we had looked at abortion and the risks and consequences that could result from this.

June 11, 2017

Abortion - the risks, consequences and how it affects your health

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An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it doesn't result in the birth of a baby. It is also sometimes known as a termination of pregnancy (TOP). The pregnancy is ended either by taking medications (medical abortion) or having a minor surgical procedure (surgical abortion). One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime.