Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers pinpoint cause of fatigue during pregnancy

Pregnant women now have a scientific reason for skipping the gym during pregnancy; the same hormone gearing up the body for breastfeeding is also telling the brain to relax rather than run.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

The COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy—what women need to know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended all pregnant women and those who plan on getting pregnant get the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, however, only some 23% of pregnant women have received at ...

Cardiology

Hypertension symptoms in women often mistaken for menopause

Pregnancy complications and early menopause increase women's future risk of heart disease. Cardiologists, gynaecologists and endocrinologists recommend how to help middle-aged women prevent later heart problems in a European ...

Oncology & Cancer

Every pregnancy helps reduce endometrial cancer risk

New QIMR Berghofer research has found each additional pregnancy a woman experiences, including those that result in miscarriage, can help reduce her risk of developing endometrial cancer.

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