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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 …

A nationwide cohort study has found contemporary forms of hormonal contraception prevented an estimated 21% of ovarian cancers in young women About 100 million women around the world use hormonal …

Because of women’s caregiving role, they need pharmacist support, says a new report The potential for pharmacists to support women in their often overlooked role as informal caregivers is the …

Jean Hailes has released the results of their fourth annual Women’s Health Survey… here’s what they found This week is Women’s Health Week (3-7 September). The Jean Hailes Women’s Health …

The government has released Australia’s first National Action Plan for Endometriosis for women who it says have been “suffering in silence for far too long” “Early in 2008 while at …

A Greens bill to remove the GST on tampons has passed the Senate – but is unlikely to pass the House of Representatives More than 125,000 people signed Greens petitions …

The ACT Greens are tabling legislation to improve access to medical abortion in the territory, a move welcomed by the Guild’s ACT branch While abortion has been legal in the …