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Do meds like Remifemin ease hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women? Carolyn Ee, Senior Research Fellow, NICM, Western Sydney University, University of Melbourne If you see a female friend or …

Spouses, partners, parents and family members comprise the majority of perpetrators of violence against girls and women in Australia In 2013-14 nearly 6,500 Australian women and girls were hospitalised due …

Flu vaccination rolled out, pregnancy tests recalled… We take a look back at the week in pharmacy This week, there was good news for pharmacists who have been providing vaccination …

The Fullife Foundation recently built two facilities in Ethiopia which will help reduce maternal deaths “We have built two maternal waiting rooms (through World Vision) in Samre, Ethiopia that will …

An extensive study has found oral contraceptive use is associated with reduction in some cancers for up to 35 years The study of more than 46,000 women recruited by the …

Meanwhile there is continued pressure on the NSW and Queensland governments to follow in NT’s footsteps The Northern Territory Parliament has passed legislation decriminalising and legalising abortion, as well as extending …

Study finds the common occurrence of endometriosis in women with IBS, and the impact of diet in relieving symptoms A low FODMAP diet can help relieve symptoms for women suffering …

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 …