In this blog for people affected by heavy periods, Dr Stuart Spencer, Specialty Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at John Radcliffe Hospital, and Dr Martin Hirsch, Consultant Gynaecologist at John Radcliffe Hospital, look at the Cochrane evidence on various treatment options, weigh up the pros and cons, and highlight some questions you may wish to consider and discuss with a healthcare professional.
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.
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
Lynda Ware summarizes Cochrane evidence on surgical approaches for vaginal prolapse and Simon Jackson, Consultant Gynaecologist at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, reflects on why this review is timely.