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One expert has explained reports that a study showed a link between fertility treatment and ovarian cancer are misleading.
Writing in the Examiner, programme director for the American Fertility Association Corey Whelan criticised the media coverage of recent research from the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Doctors dealing with maternal and newborn health who currently assess unborn babies' wellbeing by monitoring the foetal heart rate may need to review their methods.
Worries have emerged that female genital mutilation could be being practised in the Maldives, the local Minivan News has revealed.
Pregnant women's health could be protected by incorporating aspects of a Mediterranean diet into their own.
The spread of ovarian cancer is fuelled by the energy held in fat cells in the abdomen, new women's health research has shown.
Women's health awareness should be promoted to ensure people recognise the symptoms of ovarian cancer.
Researchers in the US have developed an HIV antibody they claim is more powerful than naturally occurring versions.
A new study has shown that those who receive stimulation to produce eggs for in vitro fertilation (IVF) are more likely to suffer from ovarian cancer later in life.
A new study into gynaecological cancers has made a discovery about patients with ovarian carcinoma.
It has been revealed that taking the pill for ten years can reduce the risk of certain gynaecological cancers from developing.
Published in the British Journal of Cancer, a study found women who took the contraceptive for any period of time were 15 per cent less likely to develop ovarian cancer than those who did not.