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Professor Peter Ebeling, Medical Director at Osteoperosis Australia, highlights the importance of preserving bone health and minimising the risk of osteoperosis.
Vulvar examinations require training, patience and a caring attitude, explains Jean Hailes GP Dr Geraldine Edgley.
Read about the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health: the largest and longest running study on women’s health in Australia.
Learn what to expect inside the clinics of some of Australia’s most popular natural therapy practices.
It’s complex and often misunderstood, however chronic pain can be managed with the right support.
When it comes to sleep, women have different challenges than men. But there are ways to get a better night’s rest.
The digestive system plays an important role in your health, both physically and mentally. Read about how you can improve it.
Jean Hailes GP, Dr Amanda Newman addresses the key issues to consider in a consultation on menopausal symptoms.
Dr Deidre Bentley, Jean Hailes GP, explains that a sensitive approach is needed when dealing with this potentially embarrassing subject.
In this Medical Observer article, Dr Karin Hammarberg delves into the impact of smoking on fertility and pregnancy and explains that even late quitters can make a positive impact.
Read our latest Medical Observer article about persistent pelvic pain, in which Gynaecologist Dr Susan Evans details key clinical questions to help in the assessment of this common and debilitating condition.
Dr Amanda Newman, Jean Hailes GP, explains that health checks are an opportunity to assess risk, prioritise preventive strategies and reduce morbidity and mortality.
In this Medical Observer article, Jean Hailes physiotherapist Janetta Webb, explains that patients can be taught to deal with and manage the common problem of urinary incontinence.
There is a connection between the confidence to make positive health decisions and wellbeing. When we feel confident we eat well, our physical and mental wellbeing improves and we are better able to tackle life’s daily challenges.
Confidence is having the belief in yourself that you can accomplish things. Being confident helps you to make the right choices for your health and wellbeing. People who believe in themselves tend to have less sickness and better mental health.
Our social connections, so important to our overall health, are made up of the people we know, friends we confide in, family we belong to and the community in which we live.
Being busy may make us feel valued but it can also be bad for our health. Learn how to slow down with these simple tricks.
The word “cancer” understandably conjures up negative and emotive thoughts. But understanding your rate of risk might put your mind at rest.
There’s a simple way to prolong life and reduce the risk of some diseases. And it doesn’t require an expensive course of supplements or cutting back on calories
Violence against women is often difficult to understand and even more challenging to resolve. But there are ways that abuse can be tackled.