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Living Longer Living Stonger
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External Links 09 April 2015

Living Longer Living Stronger is an evidence based program that encourages and supports change in the health and fitness sectors to achieve improved health, quality of life and fitness for people aged over 50 years.

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia
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External Links 26 March 2015

The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit body formed to promote education and research in the area of pelvic pain.

Food, anger, changing body shape and a great sex life: Magazine Vol 1 2015

Jean Hailes Magazine pdf 1 MB 20 March 2015

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.

Women with endometriosis need support, not judgement - The Conversation article

External Links 12 March 2015

Known for years as the “career woman’s disease” based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a painful condition thought to affect one in ten women worldwide.

Testosterone and women - fact sheet

Fact sheets pdf 876 KB 26 February 2015

Knowing ovarian cancer risks - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 491 KB 17 February 2015

In this latest Medical Observer article, obstetrician gynaecologist Dr Eve Gaughan, covers the risk factors associated with ovarian cancer, and highlights the issues and limitations of current screening measures.

What to expect in a pelvic floor physiotherapy appointment

Videos 01 February 2015

Jean Hailes pelvic floor physiotherapist Janetta Webb, talks about physiotherapy used to treat pelvic pain. She explains what women can expect from their consultation including: history taking, examination, assessment and treatment/management plan.

Green smoothie - Jean Hailes Kitchen video

Videos 06 February 2015

Green smoothies are an easy and popular way to include highly nutritious green leafy vegetables into your day. They are ideal for people who are not eating the recommended five vegetables and two fruit a day.

Green smoothie recipe

Recipes pdf 138 KB 06 February 2015

Green smoothies are an easy and popular way to include highly nutritious green leafy vegetables into your day. They are ideal for people who are not eating the recommended five vegetables and two fruit a day.

What Were We Thinking! blog

External Links 27 January 2015

The What Were We Thinking blog follows the experiences of new parents across Australia. The blog is based on the What Were We Thinking program, an evidence-based intervention developed and run by the Jean Hailes Research Unit. This program teaches new mothers and fathers both practical skills for settling babies and ideas to help them adjust to changes in their relationship that can come with parenthood.

Disorders of the thyroid - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 518 KB 22 January 2015

Detecting and managing subclinical thyroid disorders is challenging in midlife women. In this article, Cynthia A. Stuenkel, Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, presents the research findings and identifies some handy practice points for Health Professionals.

The emotional side of PCOS: Taking control

Webinar 15 January 2015

Psychologist Dr Mandy Deeks talks about the important topic of emotional health in PCOS, explaining why feelings of anxiety and depression occur more commonly in women with PCOS and what you can do about it.

PCOS: Lifestyle and health - Take control of what matters

Webinar 16 January 2015

In this video, dietitian Terrill Bruere, gives a fresh approach to lifestyle and diet advice for the management of PCOS. Terrill explains that your weight isn’t a simple equation of energy in = energy out. She talks through trigger points for emotional eating, and explores the issues of dieting, while giving practical tips throughout.

Pear and chocolate crumble recipe

Recipes pdf 171 KB 13 November 2014

This crumble is made using macadamia nut oil which is rich in monounsaturated fats (the good fats). There is also very little added sugar needed as pears are naturally sweet (and of course the chocolate is too!).

Baked ricotta dessert recipe

Recipes pdf 69 KB 01 December 2014

This recipe is equally suited to breakfast on a relaxed Sunday morning or as an after-dinner dessert. The dish is grain-free, there is no added sugar, plus ricotta is high in calcium. Included in the recipe is also a healthy heart version.

Fragrant lamb with roast beetroot quinoa recipe

Recipes pdf 2 MB 01 December 2014

This dish uses cinnamon to bring out the sweetness and flavour of lamb. The quinoa salad includes fresh mint, pine nuts, goats feta and roast beetroot to provide important antioxidants, potassium and fibre.

Menopause management GP tool - video
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Videos 01 December 2014

In this short video Dr Elizabeth Farrell, Jean Hailes gynaecologist, presents our recently updated Menopause management GP tool – a new and improved version of our popular Menopause algorithm. Dr Farrell talks through the important points of this evidence-based reference tool, which can be used by GPs and health professionals.

The Women’s Health Initiative - Where are we a decade later? - webinar
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Webinar 28 November 2014

This is a webinar for GPs and Health Professionals presented by Professor Henry Burger Endocrinologist and Jean Hailes Inaugural Patron & Founding Director. Topics of discussion include current statements about menopausal hormone therapy including safety and risk concerns, Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) hormone therapy trials including information on the risk of cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, findings of some recent trials (KEEPS, ELITE) and the lessons learned from the WHI experience.

Sex hormones and cognitive health - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 492 KB 27 November 2014

Dr Sonia Davison writes that androgens are important for cognition in women, explaining that androgen receptors are found in various anatomical locations throughout the brain.

Mindfulness exercise - podcast

Podcasts 24 November 2014

Dr Craig Hassed from Monash University takes us through an exercise in mindfulness to increase feelings of relaxation and calm. Duration: 8 mins.

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