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consent education classes

Students across the UK to receive consent education classes

Reclaim These Streets has joined forces with Shout Out UK to deliver comprehensive consent education classes to students across the UK.
male contraceptive, sperm

Researchers begin work on magnetic male contraceptive

Researchers have created biodegradable, magnetic nanomaterials that reduce the likelihood of lab mice having children for 30 days.
postmenopausal women

Dancing improves cholesterol and fitness in postmenopausal women

A new study suggests that dancing may effectively lower cholesterol levels, improve fitness and body composition in postmenopausal women.
sexual assault ptsd, post-traumatic

Study says 75% of sexual assault survivors have PTSD, one month later

The University of Washington team explain that while most sexual assault survivors have PTSD one month after the attack - it is common to feel better within three months.
violence against women and girls

Government publishes new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

Home Secretary Priti Patel has published the government’s new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls to ensure they are safe at home, online and on the streets.
endometrial cancer

Screening frequently misses endometrial cancer in Black women

TVUS screening missed over four times more cases of endometrial cancer among Black women versus White women, according to a new study.
infertility

Google searches for vaccine infertility increased by 34,900% following misinformation incident

Google searches for infertility relating to COVID-19 vaccines increased by 34,900% after a pair of physicians submitted a petition questioning their safety.
periorbital hyperpigmentation

What causes periorbital hyperpigmentation and how can you treat it?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us all about periorbital hyperpigmentation, including what causes it and how it can be treated.
hyperpigmentation

What is hyperpigmentation and how can it be prevented?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us all about hyperpigmentation including the different types, the causes and the treatment options.
Estrogen

Estrogen is thought to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in women

Estrogen is thought to play a role in a woman's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study.
childbirth care

Government invests £2.45 million to improve childbirth care

Maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries has announced £2.45 million in funding for the NHS to improve the safety of women and babies during childbirth.
female health

Female health & wellness should be a priority as the NHS rebuilds following COVID-19

FemTechLab brings together experts to discusses why female health and wellness should be a top priority as the National Health Service (NHS) rebuilds following COVID-19.
gender and healthcare

How AI is levelling the playing field when it comes to gender and healthcare

Charles Taylor, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at HeartFlow, explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to fix the gender disparities in healthcare.
postpartum mental health

Ontario postpartum mental health visits rise by 30% during COVID-19

Postpartum mental health visits for new mothers increased by 30% during the COVID-19 pandemic, as researchers suggest that the increased use of virtual appointments may have removed barriers to care.
foetal development stage

How do environmental factors affect foetal development?

Associate Professor Ken Tachibana, discloses how prenatal ambient fine particle exposure disrupts DNA methylation and subsequent gene expression in the foetal development stage.
miscarriage care

Calling for a national overhaul of miscarriage care in the UK

Professor Arri Coomarasamy, Director of Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, turns the spotlight on a common but historically overlooked issue, as ground-breaking new studies lead to calls for UK-wide policy change.
placentas

COVID-19 vaccine does not damage placentas

Researchers from Northwestern Medicine have studied the placentas from patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy and found no evidence of damage.
post-natal depression during pandemic, mental health

New mothers twice as likely to have post-natal depression during pandemic

During the first COVID lockdown, almost half of women with babies aged six months or younger experienced post-natal depression, according to UCL researchers.
the HPV vaccine

Only 16% of men received HPV vaccine

Researchers from Michigan Medicine have found that only 16% of men had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine.
newborns

Newborns of socially vulnerable mothers at higher risk of COVID-19 infection

Physician-researchers reveal that newborns of expectant mothers with COVID-19 can suffer indirect adverse health risks, particularly those of socially vulnerable mothers.

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