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Menopausal women in the UK facing severe HRT shortage

11/08/2019 Amy Walker 0

Half of common treatments out of stock, but suppliers not honest about reason, GPs sayA national shortage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could affect almost all menopausal women in the UK.Around half of the most commonly prescribed HRT products, …

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The five: medical biases against women

28/07/2019 Dani Ellenby 0

From drug trials that only use men to misconceptions about CPR, medicine’s gender inequalities can be matters of life or death A study last week revealed that women in Australia are less likely than men to receive the recommended medicine for heart fai…

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Contraception and lowering the risk of cancer | Letters

21/07/2019 Letters 0

Dr Marc Tischkowitz on oral contraceptives reducing the risk of ovarian cancer, and Alec Mills on tackling plastic period productsIn her article on the increasing use of contraception to control menstruation (Why more and more women are giving up perio…