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High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

An international team of researchers have found that high-precision medicines can be used in oncology, allowing for better treatment for ovarian cancer. Mutations of BRCA1...
Challenging guidelines surrounding pregnancy after miscarriage or abortion

Challenging guidelines surrounding pregnancy after miscarriage or abortion

Researchers have reviewed guidelines surrounding the interval between pregnancy after miscarriage or abortion, finding discrepancies. Pregnancy within three months of a miscarriage or an abortion...
Exercising can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy

Exercising can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy

Exercise can ease the side effects of radiotherapy, according to the latest research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Breast cancer is the most common form...
The impacts of monkeypox on women

The impacts of monkeypox on women

An international collaboration of clinicians has published a new case study on the impacts of monkeypox infection on women during the 2022 outbreak.   The study,...
Improving access to cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV

Improving access to cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), progress is being made in the provision of cervical cancer treatment for women with HIV across the...
Scientists uncover variable voltages in breast cancer cells

Scientists uncover variable voltages in breast cancer cells

New research from Imperial College London found variable voltages in the membranes of breast cancer cells, revealing clues about how they grow and spread. A...
Biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia  

Biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia  

A new study has found biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia, preventing death and serious illness in women.   In a study of pregnant women in the...
NHS strike life-saving deal for pembrolizumab  

NHS strike life-saving deal for pembrolizumab  

In an exciting announcement, the NHS has revealed it has secured a potentially lifesaving deal for pembrolizumab, a drug tailored to breast cancer.   Pembrolizumab is...
Understanding the neurological effects of postpartum depression

Understanding the neurological effects of postpartum depression

Conditions such as postpartum depression and psychosis can lead to alterations in the neuronal circuits of new mothers, disrupting the mother-child bonding process, according...
Inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for premature birth

Inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for premature birth

A University of Gothenburg study shows that inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for preterm birth even when in apparent disease remission. The findings...
Researchers begin development of new endometrial cancer treatment

Researchers begin development of new endometrial cancer treatment 

An international research team has identified a new therapeutic strategy to combat endometrial cancer and has begun developing a new treatment.   The new therapy is...
A rapid test for antiphospholipid syndrome is under development

A rapid test for antiphospholipid syndrome is under development

Researchers from the University of Geneva have made a discovery which will enable the development of new rapid screening tests for antiphospholipid syndrome. Antiphospholipid syndrome...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of infection control, future pandemic preparedness, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health,...
No link found between exposure to anaesthesia and child development

No link found between exposure to anaesthesia and child development 

Research from the University of Leuven has found there is no link between antenatal exposure to anaesthesia and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children.   The project was...
UCL researchers make an exciting discovery about cervical cancer 

UCL researchers make an exciting discovery about cervical cancer 

Scientists have made an exciting discovery which could lead to a new understanding and treatment of cervical cancer patients.  University College London (UCL) scientists have...
Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy linked to risk of death in offspring 

Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy linked to risk of death in offspring 

A study has found that hypertensive disorder of pregnancy that triggers abnormally high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of death in...
Does caffeine and alcohol intake affect fertility treatments? 

Does caffeine and alcohol intake affect fertility treatments? 

A recent analysis looks at the effects of caffeine and alcohol on fertility treatment and whether it affects birth rates.  An analysis examined all recent...
New technology could halve global rates of stillbirth

New technology could halve global rates of stillbirth

Researchers from University College Dublin (UCD) and Imperial College London have developed a wearable baby movement monitor that may help prevent stillbirth.   The ability to...
Putting an end to period poverty

Putting an end to period poverty

Lorna Rothery spoke to Emma Thompson O’Dowd from Plan International UK about the organisation’s efforts to tackle period poverty and improve menstrual health and...
Why side effects of smoking impact women more

Why side effects of smoking impact women more 

New research has been presented at ECNP Congress in Vienna into the effects of smoking in women, highlighting oestrogen production and behavioural differences between...

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