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Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 years

2018-12-13T12:28:22+00:00

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age.

Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 years2018-12-13T12:28:22+00:00

Experts call for all children worldwide to receive hepatitis B vaccination at birth

2018-12-13T12:35:52+00:00

Experts at this week's Global Hepatitis Summit in Toronto, Canada (June 14-17) are calling for all children globally to receive the hepatitis B vaccination at birth, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)*.

Experts call for all children worldwide to receive hepatitis B vaccination at birth2018-12-13T12:35:52+00:00

Nine countries now on track to eliminate hepatitis C

2018-11-30T14:53:13+00:00

[Sao Paulo, 1 November 2017] New data on hepatitis C released by the Polaris Observatory*, and presented today at the World Hepatitis Summit (WHS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil shows that nine countries — Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Japan, the Netherlands and Qatar — are on course to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030.

Nine countries now on track to eliminate hepatitis C2018-11-30T14:53:13+00:00

Cardiac arrest on plane journeys: new guidelines proposed

2018-12-03T10:19:44+00:00

New guidelines to deal with the in-flight emergency of cardiac arrest in a passenger or crew member are being proposed at this year’s Euroanaesthesia meeting in Geneva (3-5 June). The task force that has created the guidelines is led by Professor Jochen Hinkelbein, University of Cologne, Germany and President of the German Society for Aerospace Medicine (DGLRM).

Cardiac arrest on plane journeys: new guidelines proposed2018-12-03T10:19:44+00:00