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Diabetes Drug Could Be Answer to Recurrent Miscarriage

For those trying desperately to have a baby, recurrent miscarriages can be absolutely devastating. Numerous studies and research projects are constantly being carried out to determine why recurrent miscarriages occur and how they can be prevented. One of the latest research projects carried out by Warwick University has revealed a potential cause and treatment which […]

Reasons Why You Might Need a Gynaecological Ultrasound

A gynaecological ultrasound can prove useful in the detection of numerous female health issues. These non-invasive scans don’t just potential identify problems, they can also provide more detailed information about them. There are numerous reasons why you might need a gynaecological ultrasound. Here, we’ll look at some of the most common reasons you might need […]

Most Googled Questions About Fibroids Answered

Fibroids are a condition which affects approximately 75% of women during their lifetime. However, despite how common they are, many women are left feeling ignored and unsupported when they seek help for the condition. If you have fibroids, or if you suspect you do, it’s common to have questions that may not have been answered […]

Fibroids: The Unspoken Disease Affecting Mid-Life Women

A study has revealed that by the age of 50, approximately 80% of women will have experienced fibroids. While in some cases they don’t present any symptoms, for others they can prove debilitating. Here, we’ll look at this unspoken disease affecting mid-life women and why it’s important to seek treatment if you have them. What […]

Government Launch an Inquiry into the Impact of Endometriosis

On 10 February 2020, the government launched a new inquiry into the impact of Endometriosis. The aim of this inquiry is to establish the challenges those with Endometriosis face and the steps that can be taken to improve the standard of care. Patients were advised to fill in a survey, which will be used in […]

Is Kisspeptin the Treatment for PCOS?

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), is said to affect one in five women in the UK according to the NHS. Caused by an imbalance of the reproductive hormones, this common condition can lead to a number of health worries, including infertility. Now, researchers have discovered that the hormone Kisspeptin can control ovarian stimulation in rats. Here, […]

Understanding the Stages of the Menopause

The menopause is one of the biggest health events women go through in their lifetime. While it can be a relief to see the back of the menstrual cycle, that can soon fade once the side effects of the menopause kick in. There are different stages of the menopause and each woman will experience them […]

New MRI Tool Could Distinguish Between Malignant and Benign Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cancer is one of the most difficult to detect, but a new MRI tool could be about to make it much easier. Researchers at the APHP Sorbonne University, alongside the Imperial College London, developed the new tool which has shown to be effective at distinguishing between malignant and benign ovarian cysts. Here, you’ll discover […]

What Can You Expect from a Private Gynaecological Scan?

Gynaecological scans can prove invaluable at the detection and prevention of numerous conditions. However, if you do decide to undergo one, it can be a daunting process. The good news is gynaecological scans are a quick and painless process. Learning as much as you can about them and what to expect can also really lower […]