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Wrexham Maelor Hospital evaluates clinical use of PLGF point-of-care testing for pre-eclampsia

Dr Lynda Verghese, pictured right, Consultant Obstetrician and Maternal Medicine Lead, and Dr Yee Ping Teoh, pictured left, Consultant Clinical Biochemist, based at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, along with Dawn Hannah,

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Do women really need testosterone?

Paaven Patel, Operations and Quality Assurance Pharmacist at Specialist Pharmacy, discusses the importance of testosterone for women When thinking about testosterone, the dominant male character comes to mind, but testosterone

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How hypothyroid symptoms can be treated via a private GP and specialised compounding pharmacy

Rizvan Batha, Superintendent Pharmacist at Specialist Pharmacy discusses the signs and symptoms of thyroid problems  Thyroid hormones – thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) – are produced by the thyroid gland

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Compounded DHEA – the wonder hormone which can help manage menopause symptoms

Compounded DHEA can help manage menopause symptoms and improve energy, clarity of the mind and quality of life. DHEA is the most abundant steroid hormone in the body, produced in

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Consultant in focus – Q&A with Benjamin Black

An obstetrician and gynaecologist, and a specialist advisor to humanitarian organisations, Benjamin holds a specific interest in how to respond to the sexual and reproductive health needs of populations living

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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

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The Ockenden Report: Defining the responsibilities of the obstetric anaesthetist for non anaesthetists?

James Watts, consultant in anaesthesia and critical care medicine at East Lancashire NHS Trust discusses the Ockenden Report and the role of the obstetric anaesthetist. In 2016, Donna Ockenden, former Clinical

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Women’s physiotherapist shares tips to help new mums regain their pelvic floor strength

For Maternal Health Month, Amanda Savage, women’s health physiotherapist and advisor to Kegel8 reveals her top tips for new mums suffering from pelvic disorders to aid physical and mental recovery post-partum.  The

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Digital therapy to help manage perinatal mental health

In the UK, up to 20%[1] of women and 10%[2] of men develop some form of mental health problem during the perinatal period, the time in which an individual is pregnant, up

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Midwife in focus with Beth Kitt

Beth is a qualified midwife who works at her local NHS hospital delivering babies and she is intent on helping women have positive birthing experiences that don’t cost the earth.