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women’s health


A GP and academic has penned a piece in The Conversation saying that pharmacist prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill risks women’s health for several reasons “In bypassing their GPs …

The NSW Opposition and PSA have called on the recently re-elected Berejiklian Government to trial limited pharmacist prescribing in the state… but the Health Minister has rejected the proposal Earlier …

Menopause is a time of life which brings a range of symptoms—some of which will be felt severely by some women, while others barely suffer at all—accompanied by a great deal of sensationalised media …

Pharmacy’s main demographic holds the key to community healthcare, writes Janet Doyle Given the majority of pharmacy’s customers are women, and they often hold the key to the health of …

New data has found considerable variation in access to contraceptives across the Gippsland area – meaning women and girls cannot be confident they can get the emergency contraceptive pill from …

New research has revealed the devastating impact of women’s experiences of judgement while exercising on their capacity to begin or maintain physical activity During the research by health promotion foundation …

Women with symptoms of endometriosis shouldn’t be just expected to put up with them, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition defined by the …

American researchers have published evidence to support news that should surprise very few: it appears that eating a lot of fried foods is not good for your health Little is …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess body fat, even if they …

A study has found chemicals in personal care products could be potentially associated with earlier onset of puberty in girls A cohort study has looked into the potential impact that …

Pharmacists are being urged to check patients’ inhaler technique, following the release of new data on asthma deaths Women aged between 55 and 64 years of age who have asthma …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density In this double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study, women …