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Does oestrogen increase the risk of disturbed heart rhythm in women?

Does oestrogen increase the risk of disturbed heart rhythm in women?

According to an experimental study from Linköping University, oestrogen may increase the risk of disturbed heart rhythm and LQTS in women. Researchers found an association...
A new rapid treatment for IIH headaches is in development

A new rapid treatment for IIH headaches is in development

A new injectable peptide-based drug, normally used to treat type-2 diabetes, could treat IIH headaches.   A trial conducted by the University of Birmingham has found...
Pregnant women facing prescription medication inequalities

Pregnant women facing prescription medication inequalities

A new study finds unwillingness to prescribe recommended medications is putting the health and lives of pregnant women at risk. New research involving investigators at the...
Gender inequality in the treatment of peripheral artery disease

Gender inequality in the treatment of peripheral artery disease  

According to new research published by the European Society of Cardiology, peripheral artery disease is underdiagnosed and mistreated in women.  According to the review, the...
Breast milk boosts premature babies’ brain development

Breast milk boosts premature babies’ brain development

The more breast milk premature babies are fed in neonatal intensive care, the greater the level of brain development, a new study by The...
Radiotherapy does not improve survival rates for older patients

Radiotherapy does not improve survival rates for older patients

Adding radiotherapy to the current standard treatment for breast cancer did not improve survival rates for patients aged 65 years or older. Radiotherapy is a...
Nearly four in ten women missed out on breast cancer screening

Nearly four in ten women missed out on breast cancer screening

New figures reveal that almost four in ten women did not take up the breast cancer screening offered in 2022. Thousands of women have now...
New study will investigate the impact of hormone replacement therapy on the brain

New study will investigate the impact of hormone replacement therapy on the brain

Hormone replacement therapy and its impact on brain chemistry in post-menopausal women is now being investigated by the University of Surrey. Hormone replacement therapy is...
Improvements needed in the UTI diagnosis process

Improvements needed in the UTI diagnosis process

According to a new quality standard published by NICE, the UTI diagnosis process for women will improve significantly in 2023. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect...
Pregnancy complications can lead to heart disease in later life

Pregnancy complications can lead to heart disease in later life

Researchers from Lund University have found that the narrowing of the blood vessels in the heart is more common in women previously affected by...
New CAR T-cell therapy offers new hope to ovarian cancer patients

New CAR T-cell therapy offers new hope to ovarian cancer patients

CAR T-cell therapy has shown to be effective in mice with ovarian cancer, offering new hope to patients who require effective treatment. CAR T-cell therapy...
How loyalty card data could identify symptoms of ovarian cancer sooner

How loyalty card data could identify symptoms of ovarian cancer sooner

Loyalty card data from over-the-counter medicine purchases could help spot symptoms of ovarian cancer sooner. Imperial College London researchers explored whether there is a link...
Pre-eclampsia can lead to a long-term risk of heart attack and stroke

Pre-eclampsia can lead to a long-term risk of heart attack and stroke

Women with pre-eclampsia are more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than their peers within seven years of delivery. Researchers from the University...
Improving perinatal mental health

Improving perinatal mental health

Dr Fiona Challacombe, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London, describes some of the mental health challenges faced by new and expectant...
Hospital bacteria not found in babies born by C-section

Hospital bacteria not found in babies born by C-section

Researchers have found a significant difference in intestinal flora present in babies born naturally, compared to those born via C-section. According to researchers from The...
Why we must address period poverty in the UK nowWhy we must address period poverty in the UK now

Why we must address period poverty in the UK now

Monet Bailey spoke with Tina Leslie, the Founder of the Freedom4Girls charity, about how it is tackling the challenges surrounding menstrual health and the...
Can hormone replacement therapy prevent Alzheimer’s in women?

Can hormone replacement therapy prevent Alzheimer’s in women?

Hormone replacement therapy could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in women, according to the University of East Anglia. A new study has shown that...
It is time to address ethnic inequalities in maternal healthcare

It is time to address ethnic inequalities in maternal healthcare

A recent study by the University of Liverpool emphasised that Black, Asian and ethnic minority women are facing inequalities in maternal healthcare. Dr Oluwaseun...
Navigating menopause and young-onset dementia

Navigating menopause and young-onset dementia

Given that around 70,800 people in the UK are living with young-onset dementia, we spoke to Consultant Admiral Nurse Jules Knight about the challenges...
Women tend to suffer more from chronic cluster headache

Women tend to suffer more from chronic cluster headache

Women are more affected by chronic cluster headache than previously thought, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet. Chronic cluster headache, also known as ‘suicide...

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