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How nurses and midwives can help women who are trying to conceive have better dental health

Dr Amanda Tavoularis, of, explains why a healthy mouth is vital to a successful pregnancy When couples decide to begin trying to conceive, many choose to start working with


Innovative treatment for ovarian cancer approved for Cancer Drugs Fund

Olaparib, a medicine that has previously been used at a later stage in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer, has now been approved by NICE as a first-line maintenance treatment.


Tommy’s, RCOG and RCM alliance for The Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement

Tommy’s, The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have formed an alliance to launch The Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement which will be


Coconut oil an immune boost for preterm newborns

Coconut oil has been transforming the health and skin condition of preterm babies in Western Australia recently, and new research has revealed why. Dr Andrew Currie from Murdoch University and Clinical


Central Medical Supplies Launches nëo™ Brain Monitor

Promotional feature Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS), a specialist supplier of developmental care products, has launched nëo™, a new solution for neonatal aEEG – cerebral function monitoring. nëo™ is easy


New research could explain why babies born during winter are at higher risk of developing mental health disorders

Levels of the stress hormone cortisol are higher in women who give birth in the autumn and winter than those who give birth in the spring or summer, finds a


Tommy’s launches a new mental health digital tool for pregnancy and post-birth

National charity Tommy’s has recently launched a digital version of the NICE-approved Pregnancy and Post-birth Wellbeing Plan. The new digital tool, created in partnership with the Institute of Health Visitors (IHV), the


High levels of oestrogen in the womb linked to autism

Scientists have identified a link between exposure to high levels of oestrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism. The findings were published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.