Gynaecology

Gynae Cancers: What's the Fuzz About?

Athena Lamnisos | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Athena Lamnisos

Why are women not too embarrassed to show your genitals to a beauty therapist but are able to put up with the discomfort of waxing, but so embarrassed they can't go to the doctor and talk about the lump they've found in their vulva or the fact they're bleeding after sex?

Why Coil Insertion Not Performed By an Experienced Gynaecologist Is Very Dangerous

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

I was recently shocked by the gravity of such problems when a journalist informed me that one of her friends had died suddenly following a perforation of uterine body with the coil, aged just 23. This was performed by an inexperienced non-gynaecologist and, unfortunately, the perforation remained undetected until it was too late.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Dr Theresa Freeman-Wang | Posted 31.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Theresa Freeman-Wang

You may be concerned about your first screening and you might have a few questions that you are unsure about. I have answered some of the commonly asked questions around cervical cancer screening.

Fertility Frontiers: Pushing Boundaries to Increase Patient Choice in Treatment of Infertility

Anita Mitra | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anita Mitra

The concept of womb transplantation is not new, originally put forward in the 1960s as a possible cure for infertility. The success of IVF treatment in the 1970s, however, saw the idea of womb transplantation disappear, and the field move in the direction of life-saving surgery, such as lung, heart and kidney transplantation.

Would You Try This DIY Smear Test At Home?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new at-home test has the potential to save numerous lives by alerting women to cervical cancer. This comes as new research shows more than five m...

Why We Shouldn't Shy Away From Talking About Sexual Health

Jess Champion | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Champion

I knew ovarian cancer existed but it wasn't really on my radar in the same way, say, breast cancer is - and I made a fair few assumptions about it. Surely my yearly cervical smear would take care of everything 'down there', right? Wrong. Smear tests detect cancer of the, well, the cervix. Turns out there are lots of other gynaecological cancers too.

Inquiry Into Pregnant Woman's Death 'Must Stand Up To Global Scrutiny'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

An investigation into the death of a woman in Ireland who was refused an abortion must stand up to international scrutiny, a government minister has s...