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women’s health


More women are dying from COPD than breast and lung cancer combined, according to a new report The report, co-authored by Professor Christine Jenkins from The George Institute for Global …

More support could help women keep breastfeeding for longer, according to a large international review Researchers looked at 73 studies with a total of almost 75,000 women and found that …

With men more likely than women to have their cardiovascular disease risk factors measured by their GP, can pharmacists help bridge the divide? Research from The George Institute for Global …

Big changes to the National Cervical Screening Program are set to roll out at the end of the year From 1 December 2017, the two-yearly Pap test for women aged …

An American chiropractor is reportedly startled at the negative reaction to his novel method of dealing with menstruation: “potty training” the period with lipstick Dr Dan Dopps, CEO and President …

It can be hard to work out what’s normal when it comes to menstruation, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen For many women, “that time of the month” …

Women in New Zealand will now be able to buy some oral contraceptives over the counter The Medicines Classification Committee recommendation follows an application by Green Cross Health and Natalie …

EllaOne has been found to be more effective than levonorgestrel but also more expensive – and pharmacists should be prepared to explain the benefits to customers As of Wednesday 1 …

A new drug therapy for women with advanced ovarian cancer has been listed on the PBS as of today – which is also the first day of Ovarian Cancer Awareness …

Two out of three women are willing to buy and take a sexuality-boosting medication, according to a population survey Swiss researchers have conducted a cross-sectional online survey to find out …

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25% more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found Researchers from The George Institute for Global …

Be aware but not “unduly alarmed” by increased risk of blood clots linked to combined hormonal contraceptives, says TGA For women using one of the combined hormonal contraceptives currently available …