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29 July 2015
A new study, based on fruit-flies, from the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London, has suggested that women may not need to ‘eat for two’ during pregnancy because the body could adapt to absorb more energy
22 July 2015
A new report published by City University London and Equality Now provides national and local estimates of the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in England and Wales.
22 July 2015
Levels of biomarkers in the blood of pregnant women can be used to predict which women are at risk of pre-eclampsia, finds a study published today (22 July) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). ADMA and
17 July 2015
The risks and benefits of a “planned” or “elective” caesarean section are discussed in new Patient Information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
15 July 2015
The public health minister Jane Ellison MP sent a letter on 10 July to the NHS calling healthcare professionals to remain vigilant during the ‘cutting season’, the school holidays when young girls are taken abroad for FGM
10 July 2015
Clinical management of women with female genital mutilation (FGM) requires high quality care that is accessible, sensitive and informed, while safeguarding girls at risk, according to revised guidelines published today (10 July) by the Royal College
8 July 2015
A review in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) finds that reducing the risk of stillbirth calls for better monitoring of women during their pregnancy to help find those whose babies’ lives could be saved by early delivery.
1 July 2015
The new Cochrane systematic review ‘Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women (Review)’ published today (1 July 2015) has found that mid-urethral slings (tapes) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have been shown
29 June 2015
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.
26 June 2015
Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from worsening, states new Patient Information published