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ovarian cancer device

Tiny “falloposcope” can detect early ovarian cancer

Scientists invented the ‘falloposcope’ to detect early-stage ovarian cancer - now, making history, a surgeon successfully used the device to capture images of fallopian tubes.
cervical cancer screening

Which groups are impacted by decreased cervical cancer screenings?

A survey points out the low number of cervical cancer screenings across the US, whilst examining which demographics are being hit the hardest.
german abortion

Germany taking steps towards removing Nazi-era abortion law

German Justice Minister Marco Buschmann, is attempting to overturn a Nazi-era law forbidding medical professionals to share information on abortion procedures.
breastfeed heart disease,

Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke

A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
gender health gap

UK appoints Women’s Health Ambassador to tackle gender health gap

The government are appointing a Women’s Health Ambassador to demonstrate stronger support for women’s health, as well as focusing on ending violence against women.
new treatment endometriosis, metformin endometriosis

Metformin: A possible new treatment for endometriosis

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses a possible new treatment for endometriosis - the condition that impacts atleast 1.5 million women in the UK.
social inclusion, gendered lens

Technology and social inclusion: Challenges for policymakers

Professor Katy Campbell, University of Alberta, investigates social inclusion through a gendered lens, specifically regarding technology.
stem cells

Stem cell therapy to treat brittle bone disease

Pascale V Guillot from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women’s Health, provides further analysis of stem cell therapy for brittle bone disease
sexual health of teens, HIPteens

Sexual risk-taking & mental health issues in adolescent females – an urgent call to...

Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN and Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, issue an urgent call to action when it comes to combatting sexual risk-taking and mental health issues in adolescent females.
preventative care

Embracing women’s health data to re-shape preventative care

Dr Nighat Arif, a GP and Specialist in Women’s Health, argues that embracing women’s health data will re-shape preventative care
drink testing kit

UK Government has “no plans” to introduce free drink testing kits to combat spiking

Flooded by reports of sudden rises in drink spike numbers, the public have been calling on the government to enact change and protect women on nights out
genetic risk factors, polycystic ovary syndrome

New genetic risk factors found in polycystic ovary syndrome

Researchers at the Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu find new links between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and genetics.
perinatal women

A sharp rise in cannabis use in perinatal women

A study finds that perinatal women are increasingly using cannabis due to the absence of consistent counselling from healthcare professionals.
women's reproductive health, menstruation

Has COVID-19 changed women’s reproductive health?

According to researchers, the psychological burden of COVID impacted 56% of participants – with significant changes to women’s reproductive health.
maternal health, pre-eclampsia

Maternal health: Vitamin D in pre-eclampsia

Dr AlBendar of Clinical Medicine in DOHaD & Founder of The Womb Effect, explains the role of vitamin D in pre-eclampsia in this maternal health focus
hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Type-2 diabetes and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses the link between menopause and type-2 diabetes, as well as the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in diabetic perimenopausal women Doctors have been reluctant in the past, to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for perimenopausal women with type-2 diabetes (T2DM). This...
hpv immunisation programme

HPV immunisation programme reduces cervical cancer by 90%

Breakthrough in cancer research as the human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme substantially reduces cervical cancer by nearly 90% across the UK.
drink spiking, spiking victim

When will women be safe from drink spiking?

With last weeks news cycle gripped with first hand accounts of the new drink spiking “epidemic”, where has the coverage gone now?
contraception side effects, the pill

Why is contraception still letting people down?

With numerous side effects and fluctuating reliability, contraception has a long way to go in order to provide the healthcare that people around the world need.
risk of pregnancy loss

Risk of pregnancy loss not associated with COVID-19 vaccines

According to a new study, there is no risk of pregnancy loss associated with COVID-19 vaccinations.

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