Technique is almost 86 percent effective in preventing maternal death from hemorrhaging

BOSTON– According to the World Health Organization’s latest statistics, from 2017, more than 800 women around the world die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth — the vast majority of them in resource-poor areas. The leading reason is postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), which accounts for 27 percent of maternal mortality and occurs…

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Golden Globes 2020: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Ricky Gervais is hosting the night’s festivities. ImageIn his cutting opening monologue, Ricky Gervais poked fun at Hollywood’s focus on diversity and pronounced that “no one cares about movies anymore.”Credit…Paul Drinkwater/NBC, via Getty Images BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Hollywood’s self-congratulatory season kicked into high gear on Sunday, as the caustic…

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Medical News Today: Could hydration levels influence cognitive function?

Dehydration can cause headaches and several physiological issues, and older adults are most at risk of experiencing it. Does it also affect cognitive function, however? And might overhydration also affect mental performance? Share on PinterestRecent research set out to reveal whether or not hydration levels can affect cognitive performance in older adults. Dehydration can cause…

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Christie Lee, Aaron Applbaum

Christie Hyelim Lee and Aaron Jacob Applbaum are to be married Jan. 5 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. Rabbi Hyim Shafner is to officiate. Until November, Ms. Lee, 27, was the senior product manager at Babyscripts, a digital health care start-up company in Washington. She graduated from Wellesley College.…

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