Jane Fisher is Jean Hailes' Professor of Women's Health at Monash University and leads the Jean Hailes Research Unit at Monash. An academic clinical psychologist, Professor Fisher is also the co-developer of the 'What Were We Thinking!' program and app for new parents.
Healthy body, healthy mind – there is a fundamental link between the two. So, what happens when you visit a psychologist or dietitian?
Most people know that too much salt is not good for their health. But did you know that every year, high salt intake is linked with 1.65 million deaths around the world? Salt really can be a killer.
On this week's episode of Life & Other Catastrophes, Jean Hailes Professor Jane Fisher and ABC Melbourne's Raf Epstein discuss complex genetic testing.
On this week's episode of Life & Other Catastrophes, Jean Hailes Professor Jane Fisher and ABC Melbourne's Raf Epstein discuss how to deal with the mental load and advice on how to share that duty.
For many women, the menopause years are often met with physical, emotional and mental changes. And often, just as you are navigating the tricky symptoms of hot flushes, night sweats or increased anxiety levels, you are greeted by another unwelcome visitor: weight gain.
In the latest 'Talking Women' article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes general practitioner Dr Amanda Newman discusses the differential diagnosis when women present with breast pain.
Find out everything you need to know about menopause from hormone therapy and natural therapies to finding relief from hot flushes and night sweats.
Your libido, also known as your sex drive, can change a lot throughout your life. After all, so many factors can affect it, such as relationship strain, the work-life juggle, financial pressures or looking after family. So it's not surprising that, for many women, sex can easily slip off the radar.
Sleep apnoea is a common sleep disorder. But did you know it can dramatically increase your risk of heart disease? Given that heart disease is the number-one killer of women in Australia, this is something you need to know about.