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A new women's health emergency contraceptive is to be launched in the US shortly.
USA Today has reported that the drug, marketed under the name of Ella, is likely to be on the market by the end of the year and will contain a compound named ulipristal.
Women have been warned that lifestyle is one factor contributing to the numbers of women being diagnosed with gynaecological cancers.
Juliette Sim, a specialist cancer nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London, has explained to the UK Daily Mail that 7,500 women are diagnosed with womb cancer and the numbers are rapidly rising.
A new obstetrics study has revealed that fertility treatments could be contributing to an eventual gender imbalance.
Australian researchers from the University of New South Wales have found that different types of IVF treatment can increase the chance of having a boy by as much 56.1 per cent, while other procedures only 48.7 per cent.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is to investigate a number of sperm donor websites that run in a similar vein to online dating sites, to assess their legality.
A new report has revealed that, while some aspects of women's health have significantly improved in the last 20 years, other areas have made few gains.
Following the recent comments from the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) that the most vulnerable members of society are not receiving the support they need for safe motherhood, an industry commentator has spoken out.
Yesterday (September 23rd) saw the launch of All In Week; an initiative designed to raise awareness of breast and gynaecological cancer.
A health organisation has claimed that placing antenatal care in schools will help to reduce the number of maternal deaths.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has called for an overhaul of the UK health education system, suggesting that introducing antenatal classes into schools should be a part of the reshuffle.
As the UN prepares to meet to discuss the topic of women's health, one industry expert has explained that if the organisation is to meet its goals for 2015, more will need to be done.
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