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Summertime can be germy: A microbiologist explains how to avoid getting sick at the barbecue, in the pool or on the trail
Beetaloo Basin approval risks water, health and cultural heritage
How many women take prescription medications during pregnancy?
Prenatal supplements fall woefully short in providing crucial nutrition during pregnancy – and most women don’t even know it
Countries commit to recover lost progress in maternal, newborn & child survival
Public Notification – National Site of Recognition for Thalidomide Survivors and their Families Wins Top Award
Engineering mini human hearts to study pregnancy complications and birth defects
New Method Could Cut Waste From Drug Production
Dr. Mary Dickinson named a 2023 Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Pre-pregnancy risk factors are common amongst women of reproductive age
Study examines prevalence of birth defects following DPR implementation
Vaccine shows promise against CMV, a virus that causes birth defects
National apology to all Australians impacted by the Thalidomide tragedy
WHO issues new and updated recommendations on treatment of mental, neurological and substance use conditions
Working with community leaders boosts family planning in Tanzania
Researchers combat Zika-associated fetal abnormalities using microRNA
Is it okay to kiss your pet? The risk of animal-borne diseases is small, but real
New flour fortification requirements will protect babies from the risk of major birth defects
Legalise Cannabis party doesn’t care about science
Recognising the importance of fortifying flour on World Food Safety Day
Important safety information for Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors
Statement on the risks associated with use of valproic acid (sodium valproate) in women and girls of childbearing potential
First human trial of new Zika vaccine begins
Top tips to improve vaccination
AI helps Manchester scientists to understand congenital heart defects
Check for pholcodine use before general anaesthesia
Assessing risk of excess folic acid intake
A New Era in the Fight Against Measles and Rubella
Researchers infect ‘brain in dish’ in search for Zika antivirals
Unusual antibody type shows ultrapotent activity against Zika
Scientists Find New Variations Among Sperm Cells
UN expert: Exposure to toxic substances form of environmental violence against indigenous peoples
Intestinal fortitude: gut coils hold secrets of organ formation
Mapping chemical use on Victorian farms to keep farming communities safe
Monash AI model may help epilepsy patients become seizure-free
Scientists Engineer Synthetic DNA to Study “Architect” Genes
Congenital Heart Fitness Intervention Trial bringing hope
PharmaAdvice: Why and how of reporting adverse drug reactions
Scientists discover potential key missing link protein bridging eukaryotes and prokaryotes
Common supplement could be too toxic, scientists warn
Cannabis causes more cancers than tobacco
UN expert urges ambitious, urgent action to tackle human rights violations: Polluted planet
PAX5 gene associated with novel neurodevelopmental disorder
Toxoplasma parasites manipulate brain cells to survive
Funding to support children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Researchers investigate health effects of fracking in B.C.’s Northeast
2021 science Nobel Prizes: Academy Fellows respond
Confronting climate crisis requires confronting systemic racism, say UN experts