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Improving health literacy - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 512 KB 29 August 2014

Read about the tools available to help GPs participate in improving patient health literacy.

Gaps in good birth control - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf B 01 August 2014

Contraceptive use varies by age and culture. This article is an update that outlines women’s choices in Australia.

Memory: how to protect and improve it - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 208 KB 01 January 2014

Few people really understand how memory works, but we do know that without it we no longer feel ourselves.

Healthy bones - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 156 KB 01 January 2014

Around 1.2 million Australians – mostly women – live with osteoporosis.

Anxiety: learn, think, do - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 438 KB 01 January 2014

The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports that anxiety affects over 2 million people aged 16–85 years, the majority being women.

Pelvic pain: a silent epidemic - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 368 KB 15 August 2013

Pelvic pain affects up to 1 in 10 women and is abnormal pain below the belly button.

Embarrassed about leakage - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 315 KB 15 August 2013

Incontinence or leakage is more common than most people realise – and it can be easily cured or managed.

Super foods: fact vs fiction - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 443 KB 15 August 2013

What foods really are ‘super’ at different life stages?

Secrets to ageing well - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 199 KB 01 January 2013

It’s important to know that the genes you inherit do not necessarily have to dictate your health.

Coping with change as you age - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 354 KB 01 January 2013

Contrary to popular myths, growing older isn’t a negative life experience for most people.

Weight gain at midlife - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 350 KB 01 January 2013

Weight gain doesn’t have to be a fact of midlife, but you’ll probably need to work a little harder to avoid excess kilos.

Bioidentical hormones: Tempted to substitute HRT? - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 496 KB 04 July 2014

Women with menopausal symptoms may need guidance, given the lure of bioidentical hormones.

PCOS: Working out for inner health - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 516 KB 06 June 2014

An exercise physiologist will aid women with PCOS to engage in workouts vital for their health.

Finding relief from fibroids - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 518 KB 09 May 2014

Symptomatic relief from fibroids can often be achieved with minimally invasive treatments.

Women and diabetes - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 507 KB 04 April 2014

Diabetes prevention may need different emphasis in women compared to men, depending on age.

Fertility - No quick fix for ageing - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 480 KB 07 March 2014

Patients’ knowledge about the negative impact of age on fertility and pregnancy health is inadequate.

Vulval itch that isn’t thrush - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 492 KB 08 February 2013

The diagnosis and treatment of lichen sclerosus in women.

Diagnosing endometriosis - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 518 KB 08 March 2013

Endometriosis has an alarming rate of delay in diagnosis.

Asherman’s syndrome: A rare infertility disorder - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 484 KB 12 April 2013

Asherman’s syndrome: an acquired disorder with consequences for fertility.

An irritating, recurring itch - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 506 KB 10 May 2013

Vulval pruritus is a common symptom resulting from infectious or noninfectious causes.

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