Jun 5, 2015

No evidence that eating placenta post-birth has benefits

Eating one’s own placenta after giving birth may be trendy but there is no scientific evidence that women derive any benefits from it, researchers said Thursday. A review of 10 previously published studies showed no “human or animal data to support the common claims ...

Myanmar tells women when to have babies

Jun 4, 2015

Myanmar tells women when to have babies

If mother of two Sandar Myat Min chooses to have another child, Myanmar’s government could decide when she can become pregnant. A law enacted last month by the quasi-civilian government allows officials in the Buddhist-majority nation to order women to wait three years between ...