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Women's health could be improved with vaccination in early stages of breast cancer, as a study has found immunisation can eradicate a significant proportion of tumours.
A researcher at Tel Aviv University in Israel is to test his theory that the survival rates of patients with tumours could be improved with drugs to combat stress after operations, which could be a step forward in the treatment of gynaecological cancers.
An Indian woman from an Ismaili Shia Muslim sect called the Bohras is leading a petition against the practice of female genital mutilation, which still exists in her community, it has been reported.
A team of researchers in Ireland has produced a vaccine to treat preclinical tumours, which could be of interest to those working with patients with gynaecological cancers.
Professor of experimental immunology at Trinity College Dublin Professor Kingston Mills led scientists to the discovery of a way to manipulate the body's defence system to attack malignant growths.
Maternal and newborn health research has discovered a link between women eating a diet high in animal fat and cholesterol before pregnancy and an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes.
A maternal and newborn health study conducted using a mouse model designed to imitate the human effects of multiparity has shown females who give birth four times or more suffer weight gain, as do their sons.
A safe motherhood study has found an association between subclinical hypothyroidism and an increased risk of developing severe preeclampsia.
Maternal and newborn health research has shown male babies are at a higher risk of experiencing language delay if they are exposed to high levels of testosterone while in the womb.
A team led by Professor Andrew Whitehouse of the University of Western Australia studied 767 infants.
Young female breast cancer survivors are more likely to suffer from psychological issues than older patients, women's health research has found.