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MPs are calling on the government to eliminate “appalling” disparities in maternal deaths, after a new report found that Black women are almost four times more likely to die from childbirth than white women.
The Royal College of GPs has issued a safety alert after increasing numbers of women are being initiated on high doses of oestrogen, which exceed the product licenses and are not in line with any clinical guidelines.
An immunotherapy drug for cervical cancer will soon be made available to NHS patients – making it the first new addition to NHS treatment for incurable cervical cancer for 14 years.
Progestogen-only hormonal contraceptives are associated with a 20-30% higher risk of breast cancer and the risk is similar in magnitude to that associated with combined hormonal contraceptives, according to new research.
Seventeen new centres will be built across England to ensure that pregnant women who have serious medical problems can access the treatment they need, NHS England has announced.
Pharmacists, GPs, midwives and obstetricians must work harder to ensure pregnant women are able to access safe and effective medicines, new research suggests.
People with eating disorders are being repeatedly failed by the UK’s healthcare system, and this is partly due to a lack of training for healthcare professionals.
This article looks at the latest concepts and developments in the field of osteoporosis relevant to primary care practitioners and health professionals dealing with this long-term condition.
The government has introduced a new scheme which will allow women to access a year’s supply of HRT for the cost of just two single prescription charges (£18.70).
People with an asymptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) should not be prescribed antibiotics, according to new NICE guidance.
The government has rejected five of the recommendations from the Women and Equalities Committee report on menopause including the recommendation to consult on making menopause a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 and pilot…