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Top women's health news
Researchers are conducting women's health studies in the hope of developing medicines to prevent breast cancer rather than just treat it.
Pre-eclampsia, a complication of pregnancy, may be caused by a problem with the placenta's ability to deceive the female body by diverting her lymphocytes, a women's health study has suggested.
Women who were exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES) while in utero are more likely to suffer from cancer and reproductive problems, new research into safe motherhood has found.
Pregnant women who eat food containing Advanced Glycation End-products (AGEs) could be passing the toxins into the blood of their unborn child, a new maternal and newborn health study has revealed.
Some Kenyan Maasai men are trying to drive a gradual shift away from female genital mutilation in their community.
A women's health study in the US has isolated a molecule that appears to be linked to how aggressively breast cancer will behave.
Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found the presence of a particle called p38-gamma is "highly expressed" in cases where tumours grow quickly.
Spanish researchers are hoping to develop medicines and tools to help doctors to treat breast cancer, which may help towards an improvement in women's health in the future.
Exposing premature infants to stress in neonatal intensive care units can lead to problems in brain development, a new maternal and newborn health study has found.
Pregnant women exposed to synthetic bisphenol A (BPA) could give birth to girls who are at a greater risk of suffering from breast cancer later in life, a maternal and newborn health study has shown.