A Tsetse Fly Births One Enormous Milk-Fed Baby | Deep Look

We mammals like to think we’re pretty special, right? We don’t lay eggs. We feed our babies milk. Well, this very pregnant fly is about to prove us wrong. Yep, this tsetse fly is in labor. And that emerging bundle of joy is her larva. While other insects can lay hundreds of eggs, she grows […]

Why babies laugh | Caspar Addyman | TEDxBratislava

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Tijana Mihajlović Babies laugh. (Laughter) Babies laugh a lot. They laugh at mommies, They laugh at daddies, They laugh at siblings, They laugh at grannies, They laugh at cats, They laugh at dogs, They laugh even While sleeping in their cots, They laugh at songs And peek-a-boo, Babies laugh more Than […]

Fetal Research at UniSA

I’m Janna and I’m a Professor of Physiology at UniSA. How a baby grows before it’s even born, has a big impact on its health for the rest of its life. Babies that are born too small, too big or too early are at increased risk of many diseases in later life. If we can […]

Tackling Child Marriage: An Economic Approach | Dr Zaki Wahhaj | Think Kent

My name is Dr Zaki Wahhaj and I’m a senior lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Kent. My research focuses on developing countries and in particular I’m interested in how social and cultural practices are sustained in societies and how they evolve. In today’s lecture I’m going to talk about the […]

Perspectives on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity – Treating Infection During Labor & Delivery (w/AD)

DR. ROBERTO ROMERO: Typically, the most common infection in labor and delivery units is called clinical chorioamnionitis. That condition is generally treated with the administration of antibiotics. Recently, with the use of epidural for the relief of pain, we have realized that 10% to 20% of women develop a fever. And the fundamental question is, […]

#SBbirth: Overview of the twin-birth study

The twin birth study was a study designed to see whether in twins, C-section was necessary or if planned vaginal birth resulted in as good an outcome. So we did what’s called a randomized trial and we randomized women from really across the world in 102 centres, 26 countries. Canada was the leading country in […]

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in the Digital Age

There are certainly a large number of apps for diabetes. They’re a part of care; they’re not going to do everything for the patient, they’re not going to provide all the answers. They really need to be looked at as a tool. The National Diabetes Prevention Program can be delivered both in person and through […]

Perspectives on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity – Treating Infection During Labor and Delivery

[MUSIC] DR. ROBERTO ROMERO: Typically, the most common infection in labor and delivery units is called clinical chorioamnionitis. That condition is generally treated with the administration of antibiotics. Recently, with the use of epidural for the relief of pain, we have realized that 10% to 20% of women develop a fever. And the fundamental question […]