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Female Genital Mutilation: Crime, not prejudice

As the NSPCC launches the first helpline to protect young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM), the fact remains that there has not been a single conviction for this practice

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Postnatal psychosis: a psychiatric emergency

Taking her new baby home is the happiest day for a mother. She’s prayed for a healthy baby and hope for a straighforward birth for nine months. Then suddenly, she

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Foetal growth restriction prediction

  Tweet Typically, foetal flow is measured using Doppler ultrasonography to predict intrauterine foetal growth restriction, but Molvarec et al assess the comparative effectiveness of a new method, testing for

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Link In to the online realm

Tweet The internet has laid to rest the Yellow Pages and snail-mail, alleviated the need for stacks of photo albums and shelves of tomes of encyclopaedia, and it is now

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Positive future for the HIV-positive

Tweet It’s been 30 years since the virus causing AIDS was discovered. In this time we have come a long way to combat the spread of HIV and prevent deaths

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The cancer vaccine

Tweet The idea of a vaccine to prevent cancer has been the source of much debate. Dr Mbulaiteye and Dr Buonaguro describe the development of vaccines over the years, the

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Technology applies

Tweet Where once stacks of dictionaries and tomes of encyclopaedia contained all the information, today the answer to every question can be found on mere inches of screen. Virginia Jordan

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Midwives essential in research

Tweet Midwives cater for millions of women through pregnancy, labour and care for their newborn, making midwifery is an essential part of healthcare. However, not much of the research surrounding

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Keeping women in ovarian suspension

Tweet Pelvic endometriosis is a cause for morbidity in women of reproductive age, but laparoscopic excision to treat the condition can lead to ovarian adhesions, which can be as problematic

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The ethics and aesthetics of paid surrogacy

Tweet Surrogacy is an important option for reproductively challenged couples hoping to start a family, but strict laws surround it in the UK to protect the child, parents and surrogates,