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Science Talks: The Latest Research in Women's Health


Science Talks with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: The Latest Research in Women's Health

Missed the broadcast? Here's the recording.

Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 11 am ET

Find out about….

  • The latest research concerning pre-conception health and maternal health in pregnancy

  • Which preventive measures help reduce pregnancy complications such as stillbirth

  • The importance of the female microbiome in obstetrics and gynaecology and new areas of research in this field

  • The problems in diagnosing and managing endometriosis and pelvic pain and new research into these areas

  • Expert sources and evidence to use in news stories about women’s health

Science Talks is an educational webinar series for journalists presented by Wiley in partnership with the World Federation of Science Journalists(WFSJ) and the Association of Health Care Journalists(AHCJ). These complimentary, one-hour sessions are hosted byWileyto provide journalists with on-going training in science topics of particular global importance. Register for Science Talks here!

Gain exclusive access to embargoed papers…

Journalists who register to attend Science Talks on Nov. 19 will be able to request three embargoed papers from the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. The papers will be available immediately following the Science Talk and are scheduled for publication at 00.01 hrs ET, November 21, 2019. Contact to request the papers.

  1. Perinatal outcomes following bariatric surgery between a first and second pregnancy: a population data linkage study

  2. Restrictive versus routine episiotomy among Southeast Asian term pregnancies: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

  3. The vaginal metabolome and microbiota of cervical HPV-positive and HPV-negative women: a cross-sectional analysis


About the Speakers

Mike Marsh, M.D., FRCOG, Editor-in-Chief, BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr Mike Marsh is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, Honorary Senior Lecturer, King's College School of Medicine, London, and UK representative for the FIGO Ethics Committee. He is a Past Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, London.

He has clinical and research interests in high risk pregnancy, psychiatric disease in pregnancy, neurological disease in pregnancy, diabetes in pregnancy, gynaecological neuroendocrinology and survivorship management in women with breast cancer. He has other responsibilities and publications in the field of medical ethics, undergraduate and postgraduate education, training and examination.

His special interests include: Obstetrics (diabetes, neurology, psychiatric disease, maternal medicine), menopause, osteoporosis, gynaecological neuroendocrinology and survivorship management in women with breast cancer.

Alexander Heazell, PhD MRCOG, Clinical Director, Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre
Alexander Heazell is a Professor ofObstetrics and Director of the Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, University of Manchester in the UK and Honorary Consultant Obstetrician at St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester. His research portfolio includes basic science, clinical and qualitative research studies to gain better understanding to prevent stillbirth and improv ecare for parents after stillbirth. He has received over £3.7M of grant income and has published over 160 research papers. He led the Stillbirth Priority Setting Partnership, co-led the 2016 Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirth Serie and was the lead investigator for the national evaluation of the Saving Babies Lives programme.