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All posts in Women's Health


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – Reducing delays in diagnosis

March is ovarian cancer awareness month in the UK, so let’s talk about ovarian cancer. Beginning with the key numbers, ovarian cancer i...

  • 05/03/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Cancer, Women's Health
  • hbrewer


Our very first MenoMeetup

In February 2020 the National Innovation Centre for Ageing held the first MenoMeetup in The Catalyst. We would like to say a huge thank...

  • 18/03/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Women's Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan


Health Research Matters: Co-production in young people’s health research

To kick off the Autumn series of the Health Research Matters lunchtime seminar series, the NIHR Imperial BRC Patient Experience Researc...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Women's Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Philippa Pristera


The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size

The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45 y...

  • 27/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Women's Health


Top health scientist recognised with Fellowship

Professor Mary Herbert, Professor of Reproductive Biology at Newcastle University has been elected as a Fellow to the Academy of Medica...

  • 15/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Women's Health, Men's Health


Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Older women are being exploited by IVF clinics "trading on hope", the fertility watchdog has warned. Sally Cheshire, chairwoman of the ...

  • 20/05/2019
  • Women's Health, Ageing


University to invest cancer drug IP earning into research and teaching

Newcastle University has announced the sale of part of its holdings in an ovarian cancer drug which came out of research initiated and ...

  • 28/04/2019
  • Cancer, Finance, Women's Health, Health & Social Care Research


Barbie at 60: instrument of female oppression or positive influence?

Barbie Millicent Roberts, from Wisconsin US, is celebrating her 60th birthday. She is a toy. A doll. Yet she has grown into a phenomeno...

  • 17/03/2019
  • Culture & Society, Women's Health, Brain & Mind


Her burden to bear – women, aging, and depression

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are speaking to someone, who says “this is just the way it is”, or “I didn’t have a choice”, or pe...

  • 15/03/2019
  • Ageing, Brain & Mind, Women's Health, Culture & Society


New sensor technology can diagnose reproductive health problems in real-time

Researchers have developed new robotic sensor technology that has the capability to diagnose women’s reproductive health problems in re...

  • 22/02/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Women's Health


Helping women to take control of menopausal hot flushes

Ageing expertise and commercial insight has come together to explore women’s experience of the menopause and propose technology-based i...

  • 30/07/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Women's Health


The Menopause: "I don't have time for this"

Writing for Cambridge Consultants, Nicola Millar explains how we are working to develop a drug-free approach for managing menopausal ho...

  • 26/03/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Women's Health