Women are advised that sleeping on their side could reduce stillbirth risk


HPV vaccination and screening combination can decrease cancer risk by more than 90%

Every year there are around 400 new cases of cervical cancer and a total of approximately 800 cancers associated with HPV (human papilloma virus). Two measures could reverse this trend: the nonavalent HPV vaccination co-developed at MedUni Vienna’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology under the supervision of Elmar Joura and HPV screening by means of smear tests as secondary prevention. …read more      


Improve treatment for endometriosis, says NICE

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Doctors need to be more aware of symptoms that could mean a woman has endometriosis, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Improve treatment for endometriosis, says NICE

woman holding stomach

Doctors need to be more aware of symptoms that could mean a woman has endometriosis, says the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Vaginal seeding may be risky say experts

A new trend has emerged among mothers who have just given birth by caesarean sections. IT is called “vaginal seeding”. This is a process by which a baby born normally (via the vaginal canal) would be exposed to certain microorganisms present in the mother’s vagina canal. …read more