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New research has revealed how the microbes in our gut influence our central nervous system, and healing these microorganisms may, in turn, be the answer to everything from spinal cord injury and stroke damage to mental illness. Celeste McGovern investigates
A home birth is better for the mother, and just as safe as hospital, new UK guidelines say.
The health-giving qualities of natural birth were underlined again this week by a study that shows that babies born by Caesarean section are far more likely to develop asthma as children
Caesarean rates in the USA and UK have rocketed to around 25 per cent of all births, usually because of a cautious 'just-in-case' approach