Kenya: Young Girls At Risk of Mistimed Pregnancies in Kenya - Survey
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Young girls in Kenya experience a higher risk of mistimed and unwanted pregnancy compared to older women, according to a new study by the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 18, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Another massive lie by the mainstream media exposed as father of 7 year old migrant girl claims U.S. border agents NOT responsible for her death
(Natural News) Here’s a prediction: By the time POTUS Donald Trump’s second term ends in 2024 (yes, he’ll be re-elected), trust in the so-called “mainstream” media will have reached the lowest point it’s ever been in the history of our country — which is saying something because it’s already at rock-bottom. Whatever credibility the press... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'An amazing Christmas gift:' 6-month-old hears for first time
A six-month-old girl is the first patient at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children to benefit from a new test that detects an infection that can cause hearing loss. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Today's children reach bone maturity earlier, study reveals
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Children born in the most recent century have bones that reach full maturity earlier -- by nearly 10 months in girls and nearly seven months in boys -- according to a new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Personal Health: The Brain Fog of Menopause
‘ Menopause-related cognitive impairment happens to women in their 40s and 50s, women in the prime of life who suddenly have the rug pulled out from under them, ’ an expert says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Menopause Estrogen Women and Girls Memory Alzheimer's Disease Brain Hormones Depression (Mental) Dementia Source Type: news

Congo Says Baby Girl Is Youngest Survivor of Ebola Outbreak
Congolese are calling the infant named Benedicte, who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center six days after birth, the “ young miracle. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ASSOCIATED PRESS Tags: Ebola Virus Children and Childhood Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa) Source Type: news

Death of 7-Year-Old Girl in DHS Custody ‘Preventable,’ Says Pediatrics Group President
The head of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in Department of Homeland Security custody “preventable” and called for pediatricians to have oversight of detention centers that hold migrant children. Dr. Colleen Kraft says the Dec. 8 death of Jackeline Caal is part of a broader failure to meet children’s basic needs that has characterized the Department of Homeland Security’s interaction with young people detained at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We will not stop asking questions until we learn more about the circumstances of this girl&rsqu...
Source: TIME: Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Zennie Tags: Uncategorized Immigration onetime Source Type: news

Top 12 Global Health Moments of 2018
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth InternationalDecember 14, 2018A month-by-month guide to the moments that captivated us most throughout the year.As 2018 comes to an end, we ’re looking back on the moments this year that filled us with joy, wonder, sorrow, and fear.These are some of the ones we won ’t forget:January: A mother and daughter assassinated in Pakistan for delivering polio vaccinesThis was the year we were supposed to eradicate polio, according to thePolio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013 –2018. But there were27 new cases of wild poliovirus this year and it remains endemic in Afgh...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Capacity Building for Fistula Treatment and Prevention in Mali (Fistula Mali) Family Planning & Reproductive Health Infectious Diseases Ebola obstetric fistula technology Policy Advocacy Health Workforce Systems Primary Health Care Source Type: news

Girl, 2, survives 'drastic' surgery to reconstruct her skull
Using a 3D-printed model, some 210 screws and a black pen, surgeons in Quebec undertook a risky 12-hour operation to reduce the size of a two-year-old's enlarged skull and allow her brain to grow. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Baby who caught killer Ebola at just six days old is hailed a 'miracle'
Congo's health ministry said the girl, called  Benedicte, is the youngest survivor in what is now the world's second-deadliest ever Ebola outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crackdown on sexist ads outlaws' bad female driver' and 'inept dad' commercials
Depictions of girls as less academic than boys or men being belittled for "unmanly" behavior will be soon be a thing of the past in British commercials. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women With Heart Emergencies Less Likely to Get Proper Care
Women with cardiac emergencies are less likely than men to receive proper treatment when the ambulance arrives. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Women and Girls Emergency Medical Treatment Aspirin Hospitals Heart Source Type: news

First child in Canada undergoes deep brain stimulation for epilepsy, hospital says
A 9-year-old girl is the first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy after years of suffering up to 150 seizures a day. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

“I was a little girl taking care of other kids” – After violence and neglect, women in Morocco find space to heal
RABAT, Morocco –“I had always felt lonely. All doors were closed.” For 25 years, Alkabira* suffered her husband’s physical and verbal abuse in silence. “Broken...that’s how I felt.”She had long contemplated ending her violent marriage, but her family opposed divorce. It would bring them shame, she knew.What devastated Alkabira most of all was the impact the marriage had on her children.  “My husband never wished to provide for the family,” she told UNFPA. “My son and daughter had to drop out of school when they were young to help me provide.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Vincent Lyles heads to Advocate Aurora Health
Former Boys& Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee president Vincent Lyles, who is one of the most well-known nonprofit executives in Milwaukee, was named vice president of community relations at Advocate Aurora Health Care. Lyles left the Boys& Girls Clubs effective Oct. 31. At the time his departure was announced in September, he said he planned to “take a break” before deciding what to do next. Lyles starts in his new position on Jan. 7, 2019. His new role will entail leading and establishing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Vincent Lyles heads to Advocate Aurora Health
Former Boys& Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee president Vincent Lyles, who is one of the most well-known nonprofit executives in Milwaukee, was named vice president of community relations at Advocate Aurora Health Care. Lyles left the Boys& Girls Clubs effective Oct. 31. At the time his departure was announced in September, he said he planned to “take a break” before deciding what to do next. Lyles starts in his new position on Jan. 7, 2019. His new role will entail leading and establishing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

A Girl Whose Eyes Appear White in Photos A Girl Whose Eyes Appear White in Photos
Photographs of this 6-year-old girl show'white eyes'that concern her parents. What is your diagnosis?Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Case Challenge Source Type: news

Sign this petition to support the official, obvious conclusion that there are only TWO sexes, not a "spectrum"
(Natural News) Thousands of physicians, psychiatrists, and attorneys have applauded the Trump administration’s proposal that at the legal level, the definition of gender should be informed by science, and not by political agenda — and now, they’ve created a petition to help keep science sane, and to help preserve the rights of biological girls and women.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just the Numbers: The Impact of Canadian International Assistance for Family Planning, 2017-2018
Canada has made a strong and bold commitment to position itself as an international leader in the health, rights and well-being of women and girls. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Surgeons share a celebratory selfie after separating conjoined twins
The surgeons in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - 186 miles (300km) south east of Lucknow - performed the procedure on the three-day-old girls for free because the parents were not able to pay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women and girls less likely to be considered for 'brainy' tasks – study
Research reveals females deemed intellectually inferior, with prejudice present present in children as well as adultsWomen and girls are less likely to be seen as suited to brainy tasks, researchers have found, in the latest study to shed light on gender biases.Female studentsdo better at schooland aremore likely to go to university than their male peers. However, the latest study reveals that females are deemed intellectually inferior, and that such prejudices are present not only in adults of both sexes but in children too.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Gender Science Education Source Type: news

Hamilton looks at buying menstrual products for low-income women and girls
Hamilton city councillors are looking into what it would cost to provide menstrual products for low-income women and girls. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Hamilton Source Type: news

Heartwarming footage shows a girl, three, taking her first steps with her prosthetic leg
Marnie Allen-Tomlinson, three, from Derby, had her leg amputated on October 11 after being born with a condition that leaves her prone to fractures. Doctors said it would give her a better quality of life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK donor found for Florida girl, 2, fighting cancer with rare blood type found in specific gene pool
Zainab Mughal, two, from South Florida, needs life-saving transfusions but she has a very rare blood type that makes finding donors difficult. A 50-year-old mother from the UK was found to be a match. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Some of the Causes of SGA?
Discussion Intrauterine growth retardation or fetal growth retardation is due to a pathological process that causes decelerated fetal growth velocity. Small-for-gestational age (SGA) is an infant with growth parameters below the normal range for gestational age. More commonly, SGA is defined as a birth weight
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Sexual violence among adolescent  girls and young women in Malawi: a cluster-randomized controlled implementation trial of empowerment self-defense training - Decker MR, Wood SN, Ndinda E, Yenokyan G, Sinclair J, Maksud N, Ross B, Omondi B, Ndirangu M.
BACKGROUND: Globally,  sexual violence is prevalent, particularly for adolescent women. This cluster-randomized controlled implementation trial examines empowerment self-defense (ESD) for sexual assault risk reduction among school-age women in Malawi. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chemicals in Cosmetics, Soaps Tied to Early Puberty in Girls Chemicals in Cosmetics, Soaps Tied to Early Puberty in Girls
Girls who are exposed before birth to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products may hit puberty earlier than their peers who aren't exposed to these chemicals in the womb, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Bumper car accidents are 'as bad as real crashes', doctors warn
Doctors at the Nord University Hospital in Marseille, France, reported the case of a young girl who suffered a 'severe' chest injury when she was on the dodgems and needed intensive care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gender letter: Does ‘ Having It All ’ Mean Doing It All?
Plenty of new research underscores the reality that women are still shouldering, and expected to shoulder, much of the work associated with the home. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Obama, Michelle Brown, Helen Gurley Women and Girls Anxiety and Stress Labor and Jobs Women's Rights Having It All: Love, Success, Sex, Money...Even if You're Starting With Nothing (Book) Source Type: news

Search for extremely rare blood donor for 2-year-old with cancer
An international search is underway for donors with an extremely rare blood type to help save a 2-year-old Florida girl battling aggressive cancer. Zainab Mughal was diagnosed with neuroblastoma two months ago. She has one of the rarest blood types in the world. Nikki Battiste reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood
Doctors are searching for donors with a rare blood type to help two-year-old girl in Florida battle cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents plead for donors as 2-year-old with rare blood type battles cancer
The parents of a little girl in Florida are asking for help after discovering their daughter has an extremely rare blood type. She needs regular blood transfusions as she battles an aggressive form of cancer. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers explains. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated with Early Puberty in Girls (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Relationship with the ubiquitous parabens, phthalates, and phenols and early puberty not seen among boys (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - December 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Parents of girl, three, born with facial paralysis raising money for surgery to give her a smile
Ava Butler, three, of Wichita, Kansas, was diagnosed in July 2015 with Moeibus Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that causes weakness or paralysis of the facial nerves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Campaigners in Kenya Challenge Marie Stopes Abortion Ban in Court
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -A human rights group on Friday challenged the Kenyan government in court over banning international charity Marie Stopes from providing abortion services, saying the move would drive thousands of women and girls to backstreet clinics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Two Dead in Illinois School Bus, Truck Collision
DOWNS, Ill. (AP) — A semitrailer heading the wrong way on an interstate collided head-on with a school bus carrying members of an Illinois high school girls' basketball team, killing the truck driver and an adult on the bus, authorities said Thursday. Illinois State Police said eight girls on the bus were injured in the head-on crash Wednesday night on Interstate 74 near Downs, a village in central Illinois about 115 miles (185 kilometers) southwest of Chicago. Police said the bus driver and a coach also were injured. The girls' team was returning from a game at Champaign Central, Normal West High School athletic dir...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Mass Casualty Incidents News Videos Operations Source Type: news

'Girl dies from virus' news story actually a cover-up of the truth: Vaccines killed her
(Natural News) Several weeks ago, a story went viral about a girl “who died from a virus.” But the real story is something far more sinister. “Nine-year-old girl in Dubai dies of viral infection,” reads the headline from GulfNews.com. That story repeats a quack science fabrication that’s often voiced by vaccine propagandists: “Every year, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in three children 'not active enough', finds sport survey
Girls do less exercise than boys and children from poorer families are least active, Sport England says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This womb transplant breakthrough could open up pregnancy to all sexes | Philip Ball
The live birth of a baby girl in S ão Paulo is a medical advance that may change the definition of motherhoodA year ago,a baby girl was born by caesarean section in a hospital in S ão Paulo, Brazil, after being conceived by IVF. What made the birth unique was that the child had been gestated in a womb transplanted from a 45-year-old woman who had died.Births resulting from uterus transplants have been happening since 2014, but for all previous children conceived this way, the donor was alive. That, understandably, places severe limits on the availability of the organs. This demonstration,reported in the Lance...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Philip Ball Tags: Childbirth Medical research Health & wellbeing Fertility problems Society Children Source Type: news

Worldwide Search For Donors to Help Girl With Rare Blood Type
Title: Worldwide Search For Donors to Help Girl With Rare Blood TypeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Home samples for cervical screening tests could boost uptake
Women missing screening appointments could use self-sampling kits Related items fromOnMedica Some doctors misunderstand smear test says GP Parents unsure of HPV vaccine for daughters JCVI recommends universal HPV vaccination Experts call for wider HPV vaccination Vaccinating girls against HPV benefits men (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Girls 'more likely to face loneliness'
About one in 10 young people often feel lonely, with fears that loneliness will be seen as "failing". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worldwide hunt for rare blood to help Miami girl fight cancer
The 2-year-old with some of the rarest blood in the world who is also battling a very aggressive form of cancer (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Child Delivered from Womb Transplanted from Dead Donor
The girl was born in Brazil in December 2017. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 5, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

World's first baby born to woman using uterus from deceased donor
The baby girl was delivered last December by a woman born without a uterus because of a rare syndrome (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UTeach Arlington receives grant from city nonprofit to benefit students, local youth
(University of Texas at Arlington) The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to benefit UTeach students and youth served by the Boys& Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Severe menstrual pain linked to soy formula feeding during infancy
NIEHS researchers report that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual pain as young adults. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - December 5, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor
- A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The First Baby Has Been Born After a Uterus Transplant From a Deceased Donor
The world’s first baby born by a uterus transplant from a deceased donor is healthy and nearing her first birthday, according to a new case study published Tuesday in the Lancet. Uterus transplants have become more common in recent years, resulting in 11 live births around the world. But all of the other successful deliveries so far have been made possible by living donors — often women who opt to donate their uterus to a close friend or family member without one. The birth resulting from the case detailed in the Lancet, which took place at Brazil’s Hospital das Clínicas last December, is both the first...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized fertility healthytime Source Type: news