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New developments in women’s healthcare n.2

NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING A REALITY One of the many concerns an expectant mother has is that her baby may suffer from Down’s syndrome or Trisomy 21. Traditional diagnostic tests such as CVS or amniocentesis carry a risk of miscarriage, so screening tests (Nuchal test, combined test) are currently used to identify women who are at […]

New developments in women’s healthcare

IS HRT GOOD FOR YOU? HRT cuts risk of cardiovascular risk by 50%. HRT continues to cause controversy, with some studies reporting a significant increase in risk of everything from breast cancer to stroke, particularly if HRT is started later in life, long after the menopause. But we also know that if women have a […]