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women’s health


An Australian study involving almost 10,000 women has revealed that 20-somethings with sleep problems had troublingly high rates of insomnia when questioned a decade later. This is despite many seeking …

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing proton pump inhibitors, one of the world’s most commonly-issued drug groups, citing links to increased fracture risks in older Australian women. University of Queensland …

According to the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research, 12% of the Australian population report suffering from insomnia over the last 12 months. The condition is far more common among …

Bowel Cancer Australia has launched a women’s health campaign urging pharmacists to warn women that the disease affects both sexes equally. Pharmacists can raise awareness of bowel cancer in women, …

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Baggoley, has written to networks representing GPs and obstetricians alerting them to a global shortage of folic acid for food fortification that may affect …

Discount Drug Stores is urging Australians to become educated on their breast health by launching its first Spotlight On Breast Health Clinics throughout 115 stores across Australia in August and …

Women’s health is a wide-ranging issue, and sometimes it’s all about asking the right questions, writes Karalyn Huxhagen I am a firm believer that pharmacists should undertake training in psychology …

Priceline Pharmacy has joined forces with Netball SA and the Adelaide Thunderbirds as Premier Partner for the next three years. As part of this extended team sponsorship, Priceline Pharmacy is …

Young women are worryingly complacent about cervical cancer screening, says Cancer Council Victoria – so the organisation is set to remind them of its importance. A campaign launching in Victoria …

Complementary medicines company Flordis has slammed a paper showing that CAMs are of limited use in treating menopause symptoms. Following the recent Medical Journal of Australia publication of a Monash …

Australian women are putting their heart health at risk by not being active enough – and the National Heart Foundation of Australia is urging women to get moving as Go …

As part of the Heart Foundation’s annual Go Red for Women campaign the charity has issued a warning to health professionals and women everywhere to take heart health seriously. National …