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.
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.
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.
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.
Endometriosis often takes a long time to be diagnosed and affects all areas of a women’s life, a study has found.
This year on International Gynaecological Awareness Day (celebrated worldwide on September 10) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health ‘lifts the lid’ on secret women’s business by busting some common held myths.
Research into how Australians use surrogacy shows that most people thinking about it are considering or using overseas compensated arrangements.
Being confident and believing in yourself can have significant health benefits. Large numbers of women struggle with confidence which may negatively influence their health. Building awareness of the connection between women’s confidence and their health is the focus of the 2014 Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week.
Ahead of Healthy Bones Week (3-10 August), Jean Hailes for Women’s Health reminds women of the importance of looking after their bone health.
Melbourne IVF in collaboration with The Jean Hailes Research Unit at Monash University and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Melbourne, is about to commence a study aiming to explore the experiences of women who have frozen their eggs for non-medical reasons.