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Hormone replacement therapy and ovarian cancer risk

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has experienced a surge in demand for reliable information about menopause treatment from women and health professionals, following publication of research in the medical journal, The Lancet, linking hormone replacement therapy with ovarian cancer.

Drink and be merry?

Experts warn women against masking emotions with alcohol. With the festive season in full swing, women are urged not to use alcohol as a coping strategy when dealing with extra demands of these holidays.

Sharing experiences boosts new parents’ confidence

In support of Postnatal Depression Awareness Week (16-22 November), Jean Hailes for Women’s Health wants women and men to know that discussing their experiences following the birth of a baby can help them become confident parents.

Important window for health after menopause

A report on women’s health released by the International Menopause Society to mark World Menopause Day on 18 October reveals that the first 10 years post menopause is the ideal time for women to improve the quality of their lives for later years.   

Anxiety - tops mental health disorders for women

While depression affects one in five women, anxiety is more widespread with one in three women experiencing anxiety at some time in their life. The ABS reports that anxiety affects over 2 million people aged 16-85 years, with the majority being women.

How to nurture your mind and brain for better memory

Ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21 experts from Jean Hailes for Women’s Health remind women to nurture their mind and brain for the best chance of keeping healthy, both physically and mentally.

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