In Women with Opioid Use Disorder, Treatment Initiated During Pregnancy May Improve Postpartum Outcomes

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014. While many women are able to decrease or abstain from opioid use during pregnancy, the first year postpartum… Read More »

Endo belly: expert reveals how to alleviate this common symptom of endometriosis

Heard of endo belly – a common and uncomfortable symptom of endometriosis? Dr Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, expert for Enzymedica UK reveals what endometriosis belly is and how digestive enzymes can help to alleviate symptoms One in ten women in the UK suffer from endometriosis. In fact, it’s the second most common gynaecological condition in the UK,… Read More »

Your How to Sleep Questions Answered

First off, you’re not alone. While cramps, bloating and mood swings are some of the most common signs that your period is coming, many women also experience insomnia, nightmares and frequent awakenings. Women with premenstrual syndrome are twice as likely as other women to have insomnia. And about seven in 10 women who have a… Read More »

Devi Sridhar interview: Don’t blame the scientists for lockdown

By Adam Vaughan Devi Sridhar, professor of public health at the University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh When not advising the Scottish government on its pandemic response, Devi Sridhar is being interviewed by TV news channels, writing opinion articles for The Guardian or tweeting to her almost 300,000 new followers. Throughout, she has been unafraid… Read More »

The hidden warning sign of skin cancer under your nails exposed – Dr Sarra issues advice

How is skin cancer treated? Skin cancer treatment depends on the the type of cancer you have, the stage of the cancer (its size and how far it has spread) and your general health. According to the NHS, surgery is the main treatment for melanoma. “Surgical excision is usually done using local anaesthetic, which means… Read More »