Home Induction is Effective and Safe for Moms and Babies
(MedPage Today) -- NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- More than two-thirds of nulliparous women achieved vaginal delivery after outpatient induction of labor (IOL), the HOME INDUCTION randomized noninferiority trial found. Out of nearly 300 Irish women... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 15, 2024 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

The Impact of Climate Migration on Developing Nations
Men on camels and donkeys travel through a dust storm in the desert near the western city of Mao, in the Kanem Region of Chad. Credit: UNICEF/UNI82205/HoltBy Sudip Ranjan Basu, Chen Wang and Monica DasBANGKOK, Thailand, Jan 17 2024 (IPS) As the world is still gearing up to welcome 2024, let us find a moment to reflect on some of the key trends of the past year and pursue now to embrace the path towards hope and promise for everyone, everywhere. Deepening global inequalities are having enormous socio-economic implications across countries. Increasing income and social disparities are spreading around regions. Growing inten...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sudip Ranjan Basu - Chen Wang - Monica Das Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change COVID-19 Featured Global Headlines Human Rights Inequality IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Two found dead in car as police untangle " perplexing " discovery
Authorities in Texas indicated that they believe they found the body of missing pregnant teen Samantha Soto, 18, who sparked a CLEAR alert after she failed to show up at the hospital for her scheduled induced labor last week. San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) Chief William McManus held a press…#samanthasoto #williammcmanus #kia #soto #matthewguerra #guerra #sapd #gloriacardova #grissomroad #leonvalley (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COP28: One Health Steps Delight Many, Others Show Cautious Optimism
A mask seller in an Indian food market in Kerala during a recent zoonotic disease outbreak. COP28 is the first climate negotiation where the majority of the countries have agreed to declare their commitment to prevent the worsening health impacts of climate change. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulDUBAI, Dec 9 2023 (IPS) One Health activist, Kelly Dent, has been attending UNFCCC COPs since 2009, when it was held in Copenhagen. From there, it has been a 15-year-long journey to Dubai, but Dent is finally having a reason to feel good: for the first time, the majority of the countries have come together to formally declare...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Climate Action Climate Change COP28 Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Report xIPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

The International Caviar Market Is Rife with Fraud
Caviar has never gone out of style, but these days, it’s particularly in demand. In the last year or so, the upmarket delicacy has begun to make regular appearances in over-the-top stunt foods, such as garnishing fried fish sandwiches, and highbrow-lowbrow trendy pairings like caviar-topped Pringles. Market research suggests that U.S. sales are expected to surpass $400 million this year, up from $100 million in 2022. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] This swelling demand may be good news for Pringles, but it’s bad news to Jutta Jahrl, a conservationist and project manager at the World Wildlife F...
Source: TIME: Health - November 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Haley Weiss Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Commissioners' Induction - Navigating Health Leadership for Improved Performance and Outcomes
[Nigeria Health Watch] "There is no power or authority without responsibility, and he who accepts the one cannot escape or evade the other." -- Haile Selassie (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Economy, Business and Finance Governance Health and Medicine Labour Nigeria Sustainable Development West Africa Source Type: news

Nigeria: Strengthening Health Systems to Improve Maternal Health Care - the FOR M(om) Programme
[Nigeria Health Watch] "Because she was a few days overdue, I drove [my wife] to the hospital to be induced. However, on starting labour, she started bleeding, and the drugs they needed to stop this were not in stock, so I went out to buy them. But when she died, nobody told me why." -- Hezekiah. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

Mother, 24, tells how she was forced to give birth to her stillborn daughter after her request for induced labour was turned down because maternity ward was full
Amy Walters, 24, from Walsall, was taken to hospital after she began complaining about reduced movements during her pregnancy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of women left waiting for induction due to staff shortages
Thousands of women are having induction of labour delayed because of a shortage of staff, raising concerns about the safety of them and their babies, HSJ has found. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 27, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Thousands of women left waiting due to staff shortages
Thousands of women are having induction of labour delayed because of a shortage of staff, raising concerns about the safety of them and their babies, HSJ has found. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 27, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Meta And Other Employers Can ’t Figure Out Working From Home
The COVID pandemic-induced growth in working from home (WFH) continues rippling through the economy, highlighting tensions for both employees and employers. If you work from home at least part of time, you’re part of a major shift in the professional labor market, but don’t get too…#wfh #meta #zuckerberg #tesla #elonmusk #petercappelli #stanford #nicholasbloom #pewcharitabletrust #microsoftteams (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Debt & Crisis of Survival in Sri Lanka & the World
This article is derived from the author’s new book: Asoka Bandarage, CRISIS IN SRI LANKA AND THE WORLD: COLONIAL AND NEOLIBERAL ORIGINS: ECOLOGICAL AND COLLECTIVE ALTERNATIVES (Berlin: De Gruyter,2023) https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9783111203454/html?lang=en] IPS UN Bureau   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   (Source: IPS Inter Pr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asoka Bandarage Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific Civil Society COVID-19 Economy & Trade Featured Headlines IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Induction of Labor at 39 Weeks Benefits Perinatal Outcomes for Some
FRIDAY, July 21, 2023 -- Induction of labor (IOL) at 39 weeks is associated with a small reduction in the risk for adverse perinatal outcomes, particularly for women with socioeconomic deprivation and nulliparous women, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan's base salary growth hits 28-year high in May
Japan's regular pay grew at the fastest pace in over 28 years in May, government data showed on Friday, as wage hikes induced by labour talks this spring started to take effect. Base salary soared 1.8% in May year-on-year, the biggest rise since February 1995. Wage growth is one of the key trends…#bankofjapanboj #boj #kazuoueda #rengo #labourministry (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Controversial Court Ruling Has Britain ’ s Abortion Rights Groups Up in Arms
U.K. abortion rights groups are planning large demonstrations on Saturday outside London’s Royal Courts of Justice, after a woman was controversially jailed on Monday under an 1861 law for using drugs to induce a medical abortion past legal term limits. The case has sparked outcry and calls for an overhaul of reproductive justice laws in the U.K., as well as the full decriminalization of abortion. Carla Foster, a 44-year-old mother of three, was sentenced to 28 months in custody for using a “pills by post” initiative for at-home medical abortions. Women up to 10 weeks pregnant are eligible to receive th...
Source: TIME: Health - June 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Armani Syed Tags: Uncategorized abortion Second click United Kingdom Source Type: news