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28 September 2017
Of the 55.7 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 25.5 million are unsafe according to a new study published in The Lancet. Nearly half of all abortions are unsafe, with the vast majority of these (97%, 24 million) taking
27 September 2017
Women with endometriosis have a significantly higher risk of multiple operations, shorter time to repeat surgery and hysterectomy compared with those without the condition, reveals a large study published in BJOG: An International Journal of
22 September 2017
The Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has voted strongly in favour to support the removal of criminal sanctions associated with abortion in the UK. The College sought a position on this matter as it represents
13 September 2017
Hormone therapy use up to 7 years among postmenopausal women was not associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular, cancer, or all causes for nearly 2 decades of follow up, a new analysis shows.The results from the Women's Health
13 September 2017
Women who go into labour before 37 weeks of pregnancy should be offered antibiotics to prevent a possible transmission of Group B Streptococcal (GBS), according to updated guidance published today (13 September) by the Royal College of Obstetricians
12 September 2017
New research published in BMJ Open suggests evidence for the potentially harmful effects of light or occasional drinking in pregnancy is 'surprisingly limited', but women are still better off avoiding all alcohol while pregnant.
6 September 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first guideline to speed up the diagnosis and treatment of women with endometriosis.
4 September 2017
Dr Manjeet Shehmar, Consultant Obstetrician and Spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, says:
23 August 2017
The potential benefits of vaginal seeding do not outweigh the risks, according to a group of doctors who reviewed the available evidence published today (23 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
11 August 2017
Commenting in response to the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) Organisational Report 2017, Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), said: