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IfWH Newsletters

January - February 2014
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“most important breast cancer findings in 2014”:

Two papers from IfWH Women's Cancer made it into the “most important breast cancer findings in 2014”: More...


Premature Babies: how 24 week old babies are now able to survive

Professor Neil Marlow

“Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk”.

Going up several skirt sizes in midlife could be a warning sign of increased cancer risk, suggests research led by Professor Usha Menon (UCL Women's Heath)... Read more in BBC News. More...

GLOW 2015

GLOW 2015 will take place in London on Wednesday March 4th 2015 at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. It will be jointly hosted by the MARCH Centre of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Institute for Women's Health at UCL.

UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium 2014


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Basic Obstetric Ultrasound Workshop 01 November 2014

A one day Practical Course in line with RCOG requirements More...

Born too soon

Listen to Neil Marlow (IfWH Neonatology) talking to Claudia Hammond about prematurity during six-part series on BBC World Service titled 'The Truth About Life and Death'; Episode 2 Born too soon (air date: Wednesday 2 July, 1930-2000 BST).

Simple blood test can predict women's risk of breast cancer

A study led by Professor Martin Widschwendter (IfWH Women's Cancer) has identified an epigenetic signature in the blood of women predisposed for breast cancer owing to an inherited genetic mutation of the BRCA1 gene. More...

IfWH Annual Meeting 3 June 2014

This year's IfWH Annual Meeting took place on Tuesday 3rd June at the Kennedy Lecture Theatre at ICH on 30 Guilford Street (Google maps link).  More...

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The Birthplace study influences new NICE guidelines on planning place of birth

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