Friendships can change a great deal when your friends have children and you are child-free. In this episode of Life and Other Catastrophes, Jane and Tim Callanan (filling in for Raph) talk about going to your friends' kid's parties when you're child-free.
Over the last 30 years, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have helped millions of couples to have children. Today, almost 4% of all children in Australia are born as a result of ART.
After menopause (and before age 65), women who have normal bone density have a very low risk of fracture, a new study published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society shows.
The latest Jean Hailes National Magazine is available now, featuring a range of health issues relevant to Australian women at every life stage. In this issue we look at the battle with food, women and anger, your changing body shape and a great sex life.
Who am I? I really can’t tell anymore. I used to be able to talk to anyone, about anything. But now, it’s like I’ve had a lobotomy. The part of my brain that had the social graces to be interested in the lives of strangers has been removed and replaced with, well nothing.
Women who report having frequent hot flushes or night sweats, may have an increased risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to the results of a 14-year longitudinal study of more than 11,000 Australian women.
After four days, the holiday is over. With one mildly lumpy breast and a new baby, we are being released into our native environment to roam free like creatures of the wild once again...
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.
Our free health articles cover a different women's health issue each month and may be reprinted in your organisation's newsletter, magazine, blog or website at no cost. This month's topic is 'Hormone replacement therapy and menopause management'.
A new study published in the Journal of Human Reproduction has found a possible link between consumption of sugary drinks and the age at which girls have their first period.