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New research shows babies react to taste and smell in the womb

Scientists have recorded the first direct evidence that babies react differently to various smells and tastes while in the womb by looking at their facial expressions. A study led by


Compounded testosterone: Why women need it

Many people think that testosterone is a male hormone and not something that women need, however, it is a vital sex hormone for females and when lacking they can experience


Institut Curie introduce Versius surgical robot as part of research partnership

CMR Surgical (CMR) – the global surgical robotics company – have announced that Institut Curie, France’s leading cancer research centre, have introduced the Versius® Surgical Robotic System as part of


Stillbirth rise in England and Wales confirmed by ONS

The Office for National Statistics confirmed rates of stillbirth in England and Wales increased between 2020 and 2021 – the first rise in 7 years. The ONS update also shows


7-9 November 2022, Three Day Course in Obstetric Anaesthesia 2022; London

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Three Day Course in Obstetric Anaesthesia (3DC). The first 3DC in three years! We are back at Church House, located


RCM and RCOG cut through food in pregnancy myths in new guide for women

An easy and quick guide for women on healthy eating and vitamin supplements in pregnancy has been published by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians


Low dose steroids: helping babies come off ventilators and preserving the heart at the same time

In the United Kingdom 60,000 babies are born prematurely each year.[1] Many of them will be treated with steroids, such as dexamethasone sodium phosphate, to aid with lung development. A new


Difficult birth stories can give people an appreciation for life, finds study

In the first study of its kind, researchers investigated the impact of stories around conception and birth and how they affect the individuals involved and their familial relationships. Previous research