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Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »

More than 40,000 women fail to receive cervical cancer screening letters from NHS

More than 40,000 women in England have failed to receive their cervical cancer screening letters from the NHS. A private company hired to perform various back-office tasks for the NHS in England has been slammed after it emerged thousands women had not been sent the appropriate smear test information. The British Medical Association [BMA] has… Read More »