This section contains articles about a wide range of women's health conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • AUG 2014

    Scotland: the focus of support for women with ovarian cancer

    Charity Target Ovarian Cancer is announcing a programme of work in Scotland this autumn, to support women with ovarian cancer and raise awareness of the disease. Each year, 615 women in Scot...

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  • JUN 2014

    3M Brits at risk of preventable sightloss

    Despite opticians being trained to spot health issues, one in ten of Britons over the age of 40 are putting themselves at risk from the serious eye condition, glaucoma, by never or not havin...

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  • JUN 2014

    Cervical screening awareness week (8 - 14 June 2014) Have we learned enough?

    Jade Goody's legacy was to raise awareness of cervical cancer among younger women - but have we learned enough?

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  • MAY 2014

    7.4 Million women in England live in area with no strategy to reduce unplanned pregnancy

    7.4 million women aged between 15 and 44 in England live in an area where the local authority currently has no strategy to reduce unplanned pregnancy.

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  • MAR 2014

    New evidence links smoking to postmenopausal breast cancer risk

    Postmenopausal women who smoke or have smoked in the past may have an increased risk of breast cancer compared with women who have never smoked according to a new study

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  • FEB 2014

    No To Flu, Yes To Sunbeds!

    A study shows that the risk of a flu epidemic occurring can also be influenced by vitamin D levels.

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