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A guide to all things menopause for women after breast cancer

This much-needed new booklet is written by Dr Louise Newson, GP and menopause expert, with Dr Melanie Martins and Dr Jenni McCracken, GPs with special interest in the menopause. There have also been valued reviews and contributions from women affected by breast cancer. 

Published: 14th April 2021

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Four essential videos, now translated into Spanish

Published: 12th April 2021

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Four essential videos, now translated into Spanish

Menopause, HRT and blood clots [Booklet]

Unfortunately, many women have been told incorrectly that HRT is not suitable for them if they have a history (or are at high risk) of developing a blood clot. A new booklet from Newson Health and Thrombosis UK explains why HRT is safe, even if you have a risk of clot.


Published: 26th March 2021

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Menopause, HRT and blood clots

Can I take HRT if I have a risk of a blood clot?

If you are worried about blood clots and taking HRT, take a look at this short article released this week. 

Published: 19th March 2021

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Covid-19 and Periods: A Women's Health Study

Dr Louise Newson is raising awareness of Oxford Anthropology Research Group's launch of the first large scale study looking at the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on women's health.

Published: 12th March 2021

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Covid-19 and Reproductive Health | Newson Health

How to Manage Genitourinary Syndrome of the Menopause (GSM)

This new document has been written for the British Society for Sexual Medicine with help from Newson Health doctors Louise Newson, Rebecca Lewis and Sarah Ball. It is an exciting collaboration that outlines a much needed set of guidelines for any healthcare professional seeing women with Genitourinary Syndrome of the Menopause.

Published: 3rd March 2021

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How To Manage GSM | Newson Health

A Young Woman's Guide to Menopause After Treatment for Cancer

Inspirational young woman, Ellie Waters, who experienced the full force of the menopause at just 15 years of age after treatment for cancer, has produced a detailed booklet of information aimed at helping other young woman facing this huge and life-changing challenge.

Published: 4th February 2021

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Young Woman's Guide to Menopause After Cancer Treatment: Newson Health

What do you do when you’re not OK?

This last year has been exceptionally difficult for everyone living through the COVID-19 pandemic. This article, from renowned menopause expert, Dr Louise Newson, is about what you can do when you’re not feeling OK, including when you may be having suicidal thoughts.

Published: 1st February 2021

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What To Do When You're Not OK | Newson Health

Long Covid: Why Recovering from Covid-19 is a Feminist Issue

Early research has shown that women are more likely to still be suffering from the effects of Covid-19, months after initially falling ill. This article from Women's Health, with quotes from Dr Louise Newson, takes a look at Long Covid and what this research means for the way it's being treated.

Published: 27th January 2021

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Is Long Covid a Feminist Issue? | Newson Health

Dr Newson Talks Testosterone with 'Together in Surgical Menopause'

Together in Surgical Menopause is a patient led, fact based resource for those who are either experiencing or would like to learn about surgical menopause. Dr Louise Newson recently joined them for a chat all about Testosterone and the role it plays in the female body. 

Published: 25th January 2021

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Dr Newson Talks Testosterone | Newson Health