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women’s health


The Victorian Government has launched a women’s reproductive and sexual health helpline The new health phone line will direct Victorians to clinical services such as pharmacy, contraception, counselling support, termination …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Treatment of vaginal atrophy with estriol and lactobacilli combination The combination of a vaginal ultra-low dose of 0.03 mg of …

TerryWhite Chemmart’s total fundraising support for Ovarian Cancer Australia is expected to hit $1,225,550 following a month of fundraising activities throughout February This is the 12th year of Terry White’s …

Advising on pain relief is only one aspect of the pharmacist role in endometriosis, write Jarrod McMaugh and Sam Flood Endometriosis is a condition that pharmacists will see regularly, as …

Around a third of Australians don’t know the signs, symptoms and risk factors of the most lethal women’s cancer, new research shows A study commissioned by Ovarian Cancer Australia to …

Short-acting asthma relievers have been linked to reduced fertility in women… but there’s good news for those who use long-acting preventers Women with asthma who use short-acting asthma relievers may …

An alarming 60% of young Queenslanders believe the contraceptive pill is a form of protection from STIs Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says a number of false beliefs …

People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer sudden cardiac death, a new report shows Released by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, The Dark Heart of Type 2 …

The incidence of women of reproductive age filling scripts for ADHD medicines has soared, up to 700% in one age group The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have …

A Labor MP is calling for a ban or restriction on an acne treatment which is often prescribed off-label as a contraceptive Julian Hill, member for Bruce, has started a …

New cervical screening test, which replaces the old Pap test, begins 1 December 2017 The new test is a more accurate way of screening for cervical cancer and is expected …

New data suggest young women need more education around contraception choice, and pharmacists are perfectly positioned to help A new survey of over a thousand women aged 18 to 27 …