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Record numbers of registered nursing and midwifery professionals but potential stormy waters ahead, warns NMC

Around 18,000 more nurses, midwives and nursing associates – the largest ever annual increase – are now on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) permanent register to work in the


Surgeons back Cumberlege call for a database of medical implants

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is urging government to act upon recommendations made by Baroness Cumberlege, following her independent review into the use of pelvic mesh and other


New systematic review captures what makes a positive post-birth experience for new mothers

A new qualitative systematic review conducted to inform the scope of a new World Health Organization (WHO) post-birth (postnatal) guideline identifies four clear themes for a positive experience in mothers


June 10-11 2021, 2nd International Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Conference, London

About the conference   Following the success of the International Women Health and Breast Cancer Conference (i-Women Health, 2019), we set out to continue the series and are happy to


Accurate 3D imaging of sperm cells moving at top speed could improve IVF treatments

Tel Aviv University (TAU) researchers have developed a safe and accurate 3D imaging method to identify sperm cells moving at a high speed. The research, a study of which was


Introducing the new Gynesonics Sonata® System for performing incision-free transcervical fibroid ablation

Promotional feature July is World Fibroid Awareness Month, so it seems appropriate to focus for a moment on just how many women are affected by this condition and the symptoms


Philips launches obstetrics monitoring solution to support clinicians and expectant mothers during Covid-19 pandemic

Royal Philips has made an addition to its remote patient monitoring suite supporting at-risk populations during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The new wireless Avalon CL Fetal and Maternal Pod and


Study provides biological insights into miscarriage and preterm birth

Among the holy quests of serious and mysterious medical challenges that doctors and research scientists strive to vanquish is preventing miscarriages, stillbirth and other pregnancy complications including preterm births. “We


New test paves the way for tailored treatment of deadliest form of ovarian cancer

Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have led an international team in developing a new test to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancer, a tool that could


Improvements in care could make birth in midwifery-led settings even safer

An investigation into deaths of babies in births planned in midwifery-led settings has found that improvements in care may have made a difference to the outcome in 75% of the