10 December 2014: Maternal deaths rates falling
Professor Peter Brocklehurst (Director, UCL EGA Institute for Women’s Health) is a co-author of the Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care national report. More...
10 December 2014: 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.
5 December 2014: Joyce Harper BBC radio interview
Joyce Harper (Reproductive Health, UCL EGA Institute for Women's Health) was interviewed on the PM Show on Radio 4 on 2 December to talk about about genetic screening testing. She has registered to have her DNA tested, which will show her risk of having mutations in 43 genes, the risk of 11 diseases including breast cancer and Alzheimer's, 38 traits, and 12 drug responses. She will also learn about her ancestry. The interview can be heard 50 minutes into the show: More...
28 October 2014: Scientists identify potential cause for 40% of pre-term births
Scientists from UCL and Queen
Mary University of London have identified
what they believe could be a cause of pre-term premature rupture of the fetal
membrane (PPROM) which accounts for 40 per cent of pre-term births, the main
reason for infant death world-wide Read more
27 October 2014: Education domain showcase invitation
The SLMS Education Board are pleased to invite you to our first education Showcase for all staff involved in education, at any level. More...
9 October 2014: “most important breast cancer findings in 2014”:
8 October 2014: Premature Babies: how 24 week old babies are now able to survive
6 October 2014: “Skirt size increase linked to breast cancer risk”.
26 September 2014: UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium 2014
11 September 2014: Basic Obstetric Ultrasound Workshop 01 November 2014
1 July 2014: Born too soon
5 June 2014: IfWH Annual Meeting 3 June 2014
6 May 2014: Institute for Women's Health Seminar 7 July 2014