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women’s health


Pharmacists say an interim decision on oral contraceptives is an insult to women and the public are sick of doctor turf protection… while GPs say pharmacists are “not qualified” in …

Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …

Despite a ministerial apology, and subsequent National Action Plan, women with endometriosis continue to experience delayed diagnosis, ongoing pain and indifference Endometriosis is a debilitating, chronic condition that affects 200 …

One local pharmacy has stepped up to help out women who have been affected by domestic violence Discount Drug Stores Highfields, has donated more than $5000 worth of beauty and …

“Clinical corners get cut and standards quickly drop” is one doctor’s prediction if the OCP is downscheduled to S3, as the Guild highlights the importance of continuity Doctors have slammed …

Louis Roller takes a close-up look at UTIs Kidney and urinary tract infections (UTIs) in people of all ages accounts for about 12% of potentially preventable hospitalisations and  constitute approximately …

Funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health programs have been announced as part of the Federal Budget The Federal Government will invest $354 million over the next …

Know your progestogen from your progestin and progesterone? Bio-identical hormones vs. body-identical? Natural or synthetic treatments? Every woman will be affected by menopause in some way, either via symptoms or …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Vitamin D Supplementation on Incident Atrial Fibrillation Supplementation with marine omega-3 fatty acids and/or …

Jala Moushi takes a look at the “murky waters” of a condition which is not uncommon, but often missed by health practitioners BN, a 33-year-old female, presents to my pharmacy …

TerryWhite Chemmart is this year celebrating 15 years of supporting women with ovarian cancer The banner group is a key charity partner of Ovarian Cancer Australia, and has raised more …

Carlene McMaugh looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on endometriosis As outlined in previous Clinical Tips: Endometriosis articles, endometriosis is a chronic condition that is defined by the …