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women’s health


AFT Pharmaceuticals is getting behind three charities in a bid to help them raise vital funding and get people talking about health The company’s founder and CEO, Hartley Atkinson says …

New data have shown significant mental health issues among Australian women, with more than a third saying they have had depression or anxiety The results of the fifth annual Jean …

Amy Page takes a look at the medicines that can be used to treat women’s symptoms during the perimenopause Menopause usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55 in …

Nine pharmacists, support staff and a CEO are heading to Kokoda to raise money for ovarian cancer patients Newly appointed TerryWhite Chemmart CEO Duncan Phillips is among the group which …

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 …