Blood test could show which women are at risk of Postnatal Depression

Simple blood test could show which women are at risk of postnatal depression Study suggests some women are genetically more reactive to the environmental factors which trigger depression | UPDATED: 15:30 GMT, 10 May 2012 One in seven women will experience postnatal depression after the birth of their baby – now scientists think they could spot those most at risk with a simple, accurate blood test.

Parents furious as girls, 13, given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge

Parents furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge Devices temporarily prevent pregnancy by releasing hormones into the bloodIn 2011, 1,700 girls aged 13/14 were fitted with implants Under 'patient confidentiality' rules, school staff are banned from seeking permission of parents beforehand Girls as young as 13 are being given contraceptive implants at school without their parents’ knowledge.