Breakthrough test for Ovarian cancer has emerged

A major breakthrough in the battle against female cancer, with the emergence of a single test to detect three different types of the disease. Based on the existing smear test for cancer of the cervix, it also checks for the disease in the ovaries and the womb. The test is under development by scientists in … [Read the full story]

Fertility tests – why do doctors humiliate women?

At least one in six couples now need medical help to have a baby…and for half of them the problem is the result of poor sperm quality. Infertility specialists fear this growing problem among men is bringing us closer to the day when most couples will need medical help to have a family. This week, … [Read the full story]

Mummy memoirs suck

Book shelves are groaning with them. I’m no snob and I love a flick through a voyeuristic gossip mag, but do I really need to be given a guided tour around a celeb’s (or celeb’s wife) womb and nursery every time there’s a baby on the way? Becoming a mum IS amazing, but it’s not … [Read the full story]