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women’s health


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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving the Management of COPD in Women Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a highly debilitating disease that represents …

New research has shown strong acceptance of the unique model used in many recent New Zealand drug reclassifications University of Otago researchers have highlighted New Zealand pharmacists’ experiences around trimethoprim. …

Priceline Pharmacy has launched a new brand campaign, “100% Woman.”  The campaign highlights the brand’s unique position in the marketplace with a series of ads appearing on TV, online and …

Australian GPs are receiving genital cosmetic surgery requests from girls as young as 15 A world-first survey exploring GP experiences of cosmetic female genital surgery reveals girls as young as …

Only 10% of women can correctly identify the key risk factors for breast cancer, according to a McGrath Foundation survey The survey comprising 1,288 Australian women aged 16 and over, …