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Dr Louise Newson & Ovarian Cancer Action UK Launch Helpful New Booklet

Dr Louise Newson has teamed up with UK charity, Ovarian Cancer Action, to create an informative new booklet all about HRT for those with high inherited risk of cancer. 

Published: 21st September 2020

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Dr Newson & Ovarian Cancer Action Launch New Booklet | Newson Health

Dr Newson Joins Forces with Sophia Forum to Raise Awareness of HIV and Menopause

Dr Louise Newson has teamed up with Sophia Forum, a national UK charity for women living with HIV, to create a helpful guide all about the menopause, HIV and how women can get the right treatment for their symptoms.

Published: 14th September 2020

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Dr Newson and Sophia Forum: HIV and Menopause | Newson Health

Urinary Tract Infections and Sepsis: Questionnaire

Dr Louise Newson has teamed up with The UK Sepsis Trust to create this important questionnaire about Urinary Tract Infections which, when left untreated, can lead to severe complications such as sepsis. Click here to take part in the survey.

Published: 3rd September 2020

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UTI's and Sepsis: Questionnaire | Newson Health

HRT Q&A - Dr Louise Newson and Ovarian Cancer Action UK

Dr Newson recently took part in a Q&A webinar with Ovarian Cancer Action UK's Jo Stanford to address important topics about menopause and ovarian cancer and discuss all aspects of HRT and inherited cancer risk. Find out more...

Published: 3rd September 2020

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HRT Q&A with Ovarian Cancer Action UK | Newson Health

Dr Newson Discusses Covid, Oestrogen and the Immune System

In this discussion, Dr Louise Newson talks to Dr Ron Daniels, CEO of The UK Sepsis Trust, and members of The Long Covid Support Group about Long Covid, oestrogen and the immune system. 

Published: 1st September 2020

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Dr Newson Joins Covid & Oestrogen Webinar | Newson Health

Women's Health Funding Refused Regarding Probable Low Estrogen / COVID Death Link

GP and Menopause Specialist, Dr Louise Newson, has revealed how women's health research funding has been refused despite data showing women with lower levels of estrogen experience an increased severity and higher death rate from COVID-19.

Published: 19th August 2020

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Women's Health Funding Refused Re Probable Low Estrogen/COVID Link

Lack of Support During the Menopause Leading Female Doctors to Quit

A lack of support during the menopause has led some female doctors to consider reducing their hours, stepping back from senior roles, including GP partnerships, or quitting the profession altogether.

Published: 11th August 2020

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Lack of Menopause Support Causing Female GPs to Quit | Newson Health

Long Term Follow-up to WHI Study Proves Lower Breast Cancer Risk

A new study that has just been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), shows that women who have had a hysterectomy and take oestrogen only HRT for more than 20 years had a LOWER risk of developing breast cancer and a LOWER risk of dying from breast cancer compared to women not taking HRT. Read the full study here...

Published: 31st July 2020

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HRT and Breast Cancer - Long Term Follow-up | Newson Health

The Fallout of the WHI Study - 18 Years On

In 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) published a study claiming that taking HRT could increase the risk of breast cancer. 18 years later, Dr Sarah Ball talks to The Harley Street Emporium about the effects of the study and the fallout that followed.

Published: 24th July 2020

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The Fallout of the WHI Study - 18 Years On | Newson Health

Menopause and Black Women in the UK - Survey

UK based fashion designer and stylist, Karen Arthur, has developed a survey for black women in the UK who are going through the menopause in a bid to raise the visibility of black menopausal women in the media. The survey also aims to help target research specific to UK black women and gain resources to help these women better navigate this transition.

Published: 21st July 2020

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Menopause and UK Black Women Survey | Newson health