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Combating stigma on HPV this Gynaecological Cancer Awareness month

September is National Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month—a time dedicated to raising awareness on the signs and symptoms of the female reproductive system disease, encouraging women to speak up by removing


Link between menstrual changes after covid-19 vaccination is plausible and should be investigated

Reported menstrual changes are short lived, but research into this possible adverse reaction remains critical to the success of the vaccination programme Some women say their periods change after getting


Severe infections during pregnancy associated with complications around childbirth

Individuals who are hospitalised during pregnancy due to sepsis have higher odds of complications surrounding childbirth, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. The study found


Breast milk proven to enhance heart performance in premature babies

New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences demonstrates the beneficial effect of breast milk consumption on cardiovascular health and early cardiovascular development in premature infants. Published in JAMA


Physical activity during pregnancy is linked to lung function in offspring

Researchers have found further evidence that exercise during pregnancy is good not only for mothers but also for their offspring. In research presented at the ‘virtual’ European Respiratory Society International


Maternal voice reduces pain in premature babies

A team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), in collaboration with the Parini Hospital in Italy and the University of Valle d’Aosta, observed that when the mother spoke to her


RGU first university in Scotland to receive UNICEF Gold Award in official ceremony

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has become the first university in Scotland to be awarded the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative Gold Award for Universities in an official ceremony. The award


Central Medical Supplies makes business branding investment

Promotional feature Specialist medical equipment provider Central Medical Supplies (CMS) has re-energised its brand and redeveloped its website, to make it more user friendly and informative for users. The updates


Premature birth could be predicted as early as 10 weeks pregnant by testing chemicals and bacteria in the vagina

Mothers at risk of premature birth could be identified far sooner in pregnancy than current tests allow by looking for specific bacteria and chemicals in their cervicovaginal fluid, according to