For women who are looking to fall pregnant around the world, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a means of successfully forming an embryo. During natural reproduction, oocytes (eggs) and sperm fuse during ovulation to form a zygote, which then implants itself in the uterus for the pregnancy to progress.
Keeping a healthy heart may have as much to do with the quality of health care you have available as it does you avoiding risk factors such as smoking, bad diet and little exercise. Testing blood pressureA large international study has found that low-income countries which have people with the lowest risk factors for cardiovascular problems have the
HPV vaccination Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination of 58 million girls could prevent 690,000 cases of cervical cancer and 420,000 deaths, according to new research published in The Lancet Global Health.
Many people embarking on medical tourism with insufficient information and advice, with potentially catastrophic consequences.Busy hospital corridorBritish people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face, according to a new report co-authored by experts at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
SupermarketGovernment initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University. Disadvantaged neighbourhoods often lack access to low-cost healthy foods, which has led to initiatives in the UK and US that focus on increasing the number of local supermarkets through grants and loans.