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Foods That Do Good is a website that provides health professionals with easy-to-access, holistic and evidence-based nutrition information that will help Australians understand how to work towards better health through a balanced diet. The site is curated by Dairy Australia with input from qualified health professionals.
Professor Peter Ebeling, Medical Director at Osteoperosis Australia, highlights the importance of preserving bone health and minimising the risk of osteoperosis.
Around 1.2 million Australians – mostly women – live with osteoporosis.
This bone health self-assessment tool is designed to help all adults (but especially those over 50) understand their risk of bone fracture. It is an online questionnaire that provides a simple report you can take to your doctor for further review if needed.
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.
With more than 40 years experience as a gynecological endocrinologist and a founding member of the Australian Menopause Society, Dr. Wren has researched the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and presents them in easy-to-understand language. This book covers the mental, physical, and emotional effects of menopause, and outlines the case for and against HRT and alternative therapies. Menopause: Change, Choice and HRT is about empowering women with the knowledge to make health decisions around menopause that suit their needs and lifestyle.
Osteoporosis Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation responsible for providing osteoporosis (bone thinning) information and services to the community and health professionals.
The Australian population is ageing, with the proportion of those over 65 years expected to double to around 25% over the next 40 years. ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) is the largest primary prevention clinical trial conducted in Australia.