In this blog for women with endometriosis, Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on blood tests for diagnosing endometriosis. He reflects on the need to develop accurate blood tests, the current research evidence, and the potential of a blood test called CA125 for diagnosing endometriosis.
March is #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth. In March we ran a special series of blogs on diagnosing and treating endometriosis. There were also live Q&As and people could submit questions to experts on social media using the hashtag #MyEndometriosisQuestion.
In this blog for people undergoing IVF, Sarah Lensen (Cochrane editor) and Noortje Uphoff (IVF patient) look at the latest Cochrane evidence on IVF add-ons.
A blog about what domestic abuse is, sources of help for women experiencing it, and evidence from Cochrane Reviews.
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
A collection of resources which aim to make Cochrane evidence on breastfeeding easy to access. Topics covered include: Support for breastfeeding women; health promotion and an enabling environment; care for breastfeeding women and their babies; treatment of breastfeeding problems; and breastfeeding babies with additional needs, including preterm babies.
Sarah Chapman blogs about new Cochrane evidence on the safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccines for young women.
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
This blog looks at the at the problems with sex that vaginismus can cause, the poor evidence-base for treatments, and what needs to change.
Nurse and researcher Tracie Miles blogs about Cochrane evidence on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, and about what happens when science listens to women
Sex and chronic pelvic pain was one of the things people talked about, at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes mattered to them. Sally Crowe tells the story.
What's hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) like for women who suffer this severe pregnancy sickness and what do we know about what can help?