Pesticide linked to breast cancer risk

A five-decade study has found that women exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT in the womb are at much greater risk of breast cancer

Minor op increases risk of premmie birth

A common gynaecological procedure can greatly increase the chance that a woman will give birth prematurely in later pregnancies.

One shot could prevent cervical cancer

A single vaccine shot, rather than the recommended triple dose, may be enough to protect women against cervical cancer.

Should you eat your placenta?

Eating one's own placenta after giving birth may be a trend among some new mothers, but does it actually have any benefits?