Women's health news

HRT linked to reduction in all-cause mortality

HRT linked to reduction in all-cause mortality

Results from a large retrospective study show that...

New reloadable single-handed levonorgestrel IUS available on NHS

New reloadable single-handed levonorgestrel IUS available on NHS

Benilexa One Handed (levonorgestrel IUS) is indicated...

HRT prescription charges to be reduced

HRT prescription charges to be reduced

The cost of repeat HRT prescriptions will be cut in...

New oral treatment for uterine fibroids

New oral treatment for uterine fibroids

Ryeqo (relugolix/estradiol/norethisterone) is indicated...

First body-identical combination HRT launched

First body-identical combination HRT launched

Bijuve is a combination of estradiol and progesterone,...

FemSeven Conti back in stock

FemSeven Conti back in stock

FemSeven Conti (estradiol/levonorgestrel) HRT patches...

Elleste HRT range back in stock

Elleste HRT range back in stock

The full range of Elleste HRT products is now back...

Lower HRT prescribing in deprived areas 'suggests large unmet need for menopause care'

Lower HRT prescribing in deprived areas 'suggests large unmet need for menopause care'

HRT prescribing rates are 29% lower in GP practices...

Evorel HRT range now back in stock

Evorel HRT range now back in stock

Evorel Conti (estradiol/norethisterone) patches are...

New advice for contraceptive prescribers during COVID-19 pandemic

New advice for contraceptive prescribers during COVID-19 pandemic

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH)...

Transdermal estradiol spray offers new treatment option for HRT

Transdermal estradiol spray offers new treatment option for HRT

Lenzetto (estradiol) is the first transdermal spray...

Uterine fibroid drug suspended over liver injury concerns

Uterine fibroid drug suspended over liver injury concerns

Healthcare professionals have been asked to stop prescribing...

HPV infections fall dramatically but researchers say vaccine efficacy is 'uncertain'

HPV infections fall dramatically but researchers say vaccine efficacy is 'uncertain'

Cancer-causing HPV16 and 18 infections are now 'extremely...

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

The government has banned exports of HRT products and...

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Imvaggis (estriol) is a new treatment for vaginal symptoms...

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Prescribers have been advised to discuss the risk of...

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Shortages of several contraceptives, including combined,...

New low-dose oestrogen gel for vaginal menopause symptoms

New low-dose oestrogen gel for vaginal menopause symptoms

Blissel is a topical gel containing 50 microgram/g...

HRT shortages set to continue, manufacturers confirm

HRT shortages set to continue, manufacturers confirm

Several widely prescribed brands of HRT will remain...

New non-oestrogen treatment for vaginal menopause symptoms

New non-oestrogen treatment for vaginal menopause symptoms

Intrarosa (prasterone) is a new topical treatment for...