Obstetric/Gynecology News
  • Miscarriage: Tens of thousands have PTSD symptoms

    Added On : 10th April 2022

    Tens of thousands of women in the UK may be experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after miscarriages each year, a leading researcher warns.

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  • Miscarriage: 'I was in pain and they did not listen'

    Added On : 9th February 2022

    Research shows black women are at a 40% higher risk of pregnancy loss than white women.

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  • Smear tests might help pick up ovary and breast cancers

    Added On : 3rd February 2022

    Cells collected during smear tests for cervical cancer might be useful for detecting early tumours elsewhere, such as in the breasts and ovaries, research suggests.

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  • Progesterone recommended to prevent early miscarriage

    Added On : 25th November 2021

    Women who experience bleeding in early pregnancy and have had at least one miscarriage should be treated with the hormone progesterone.

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  • Folic acid to be added to UK flour to help prevent birth defects

    Added On : 21st September 2021

    Folic acid is to be added to UK flour to help prevent spinal birth defects in babies, the government has announced.

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  • Covid vaccine: Fertility and miscarriage claims fact-checked

    Added On : 12th August 2021

    False and misleading claims that Covid-19 vaccines harm fertility and cause miscarriages are still circulating online, against all the evidence.

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  • French lesbians and single women to get IVF rights

    Added On : 4th July 2021

    France has passed a law allowing single women and lesbian couples to get fertility treatment, currently reserved for heterosexual couples.

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  • Covid: Stillbirth and prematurity risks may be higher in pregnancy

    Added On : 23rd May 2021

    A large UK study suggests having coronavirus around the time of birth may increase the chance of stillbirths and premature births - although the overall risks remain low.

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  • Ovarian cancer: Setback as major screening trial fails to save lives

    Added On : 16th May 2021

    A major trial to detect one of the most elusive and deadly cancers - ovarian - has failed to save lives, after two decades of work.

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  • Oral sex linked to vaginal condition bacterial vaginosis

    Added On : 26th August 2020

    Oral sex may create an environment for a common vaginal condition called bacterial vaginosis or BV, according to research in the journal PLoS Biology.

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