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Promise for ovarian cancer treatment from plant-derived drug

Promise for ovarian cancer treatment from plant-derived drug

A new study has show that a plant traditionally used for its anti-malarial properties holds promise as a treatment for ovarian cancer. Cancer researchers at...
The gender perspective in the COVID-19 crisis and post-crisis period

The gender perspective in the COVID-19 crisis and post-crisis period

Our societies have so much potential by pivoting to work for women after this pandemic, in many different fields. This starts with employment, job creation...
New COVID-19 vaccine advice issued for pregnant women

New COVID-19 vaccine advice issued for pregnant women

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued new advice for pregnant women on taking the COVID-19 vaccine. The JCVI has advised that...
UVC ultrasound probe disinfection

Germitec: UVC high-level disinfection technology for ultrasound probes

Germitec’s Hypernova Chronos UVC system is ‘light years ahead’ as the only chemical-free solution for ultrasound probe disinfection. Backed by more than 15 years of...
Pregnancy outcomes worsened during COVID-19 pandemic

Pregnancy outcomes worsened during COVID-19 pandemic

A new review has revealed that pregnancy outcomes for women and babies worldwide worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pooled data from the review of 40...
Novel treatment could offer fertility hope for early menopause

Novel treatment could offer fertility hope for early menopause

A new pilot study has shown that a novel treatment approach holds promise for restoring ovarian function in early menopausal women. In the small-scale study,...
Medical cannabis for endometriosis pain management

Medical cannabis for endometriosis pain management

During Endometriosis Awareness Month, Sapphire Medical Clinics discusses how medical cannabis can help manage the chronic pain associated with the condition. Endometriosis is often associated...
Global Breast Cancer Initiative launched to reduce mortality

Global Breast Cancer Initiative launched to reduce mortality

Today, on International Women’s Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched its new Global Breast Cancer Initiative which aims to reduce global breast...
Call for evidence to improve health and care for UK women

Call for evidence to improve health and care for UK women

On International Women’s Day, the UK government is encouraging women to share their experiences of the health and care system in a bid to...
Clinical study shows natural formulation reduces endometriosis pain

Clinical study shows natural formulation reduces endometriosis pain

A clinical study has shown successful results in the reduction of endometriosis pain from a natural formulation of trace-metals. The clinical trial explored the efficacy...
UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

UK could see introduction of over-the-counter contraceptive pill

The UK could soon see two contraceptive pills made available over-the-counter without prescription. A move to make two brands of contraceptive pill available for purchase...
New urine test can accurately detect womb cancer

New urine test can accurately detect womb cancer

A new and non-invasive urine test can accurately detect womb cancer. The test is accurate at detecting womb cancer by looking at a urine or...
Health of women and children affected by armed conflict not addressed

Health of women and children affected by armed conflict not addressed

New estimates have revealed that the health needs of 630 million women and children affected by armed conflict across the globe are not being...
The mystery of stone babies: medical background about lithopaedions

The mystery of stone babies: medical background about lithopaedions

This eBook discusses the mystery of ‘stone babies’, knowns as lithopaedions, based on the Pathological-Anatomical Collection located in the Fool’s Tower in Vienna. Lithopaedion is...
modafinil

Sleep disorder drug modafinil linked to increased risk of birth defects

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning to people using the sleep disorder drug modafinil while pregnant, due to an association with increased risk of birth defects.
Potential new target for treating endometriosis discovered

Potential new target for treating endometriosis discovered

Researchers have identified a potential target to treat a painful and invasive form of endometriosis. Endometriosis, particularly the kind associated with the ARID1A mutation, can...
covid-19 women

Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on women

Laura Turquet of UN Women tells us how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the lives of women around the world. The...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 15

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 15

Welcome to the 15th issue of Health Europa Quarterly, which focuses on the prevention and control of the spread of infection and disease as...
hand sanitiser preeclampsia diagnostics

Revolutionary hand sanitiser provides optimum infection protection

Northern Irish life sciences and biomedical firm Torax Biosciences has produced a unique new hand sanitiser guaranteed to kill 99.99% of viruses and bacteria. The...
Breastfeeding unlikely to pass COVID-19 to babies

Breastfeeding unlikely to give COVID-19 to babies

A new, observational study has demonstrated that it is unlikely mothers will pass COVID-19 to their newborn babies through breastfeeding if they take correct...

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