South Africa's only state school for pregnant girls gives expectant mothers the chance to continue their education in a supportive environment. But some experts believe it sends out the wrong message - and that pupils should remain in mainstream education.
Cleveland Clinic (June 26, 2013) A new IVF tool is helping couples get pregnant. Meet an Ohio couple who struggled to get pregnant but now have two very good reasons to believe the technology ... watch video
AFP (July 18, 2014) Contaminated water in South Africa's northwestern town of Bloemhof kills three babies and hospitalises over 500 people. The incident highlights growing fears over water safety in South Africa. ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 21, 2016) As the the mosquito-borne Zika virus continues to spread, the medical school at the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) has recommended that women in the country avoid getting pregnant ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 23, 2016) Countries in South America and Central America are urging women not to get pregnant because of the suspected birth defect the virus might cause.
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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) German and South African scientists are collaborating in Durban to find new ways of fighting tuberculosis, or TB. For the past 20 years the number of cases of TB has been on the rise, in part because ... watch video
AP (Oct. 24, 2013) According to a new poll by AP-NORC and MTV, increasing numbers of teens and young adults are turning to family members and trusted adults to report electronic abuse. Higher rates of those who did ... watch video
Aug. 25, 2016 A previously unknown way that stress hormones (glucocorticoids) shut off genes in the liver to help the body adapt to the fasting state has now been identified byresearchers. The study describes an ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 A researcher has discovered a way to kill spreading breast cancer cells and her new technology has generated a licensing agreement that will accelerate the therapy's path to ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 People diagnosed with asthma as adults may have an increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Cardiovascular risk factors should be closely monitored in patients with late-onset asthma, ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 How genes in our DNA are expressed into traits within a cell is a complicated mystery with many players, the main suspects being chemical. However, a new study has demonstrated that external ... read more
Feb. 18, 2015 Many teenagers, especially younger teens, may not be getting the message about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy, researchers say -- but that having involved parents and ... read more
Sep. 9, 2014 Donors, Ministries of Health, implementing agencies, and other partners should prioritize providing pregnant women in malaria endemic regions with long-lasting insecticide treated nets through ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 Younger people, men and those without children are more likely to stop attending clinics for HIV treatment in South Africa, analysis shows. This presents many problems, one of which is that ... read more
Apr. 15, 2013 Teachers’ assessments of pupils’ literacy can vary significantly, even for pupils with similar test scores. This may interfere with children’s right to fair and gender-equal education, ... read more