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When a genetic test result for breast cancer comes out of the blue

Women newly diagnosed with breast cancer who learn they carry a genetic mutation in a breast cancer gene experience more […]

New drug calms violent patients

Queensland paramedics are leading the world by introducing a new drug, droperidol, to quickly and safely calm violent patients fuelled […]

Better post-hospital care needed for nursing home residents

A collaborative study between researchers at UNSW Medicine’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), the Department of Aged Care, St George […]

New handbook to reduce the impact of gynaecological cancers in Indigenous women

A new publication from Cancer Australia will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers reduce the impact of gynaecological […]

Cancer Council welcomes new HPV vaccination data, but more work still to do

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released new data today showing that the proportion of 15-year-old girls fully […]
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The importance of gender in cardiovascular health

The role of gender has been largely neglected despite playing a critical role in cardiovascular health, University of Melbourne academics […]

Middle-aged women who feel empowered are demanding their dates use condoms

A new study reveals that ‘mid-life’ women can and do successfully negotiate safer sex with new partners. Although based on […]

New recommendations on genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer

A new position statement from Cancer Australia recommends that all women diagnosed with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer be offered the […]

ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infection

Increasing evidence supports an association between ADHD and various health-risk behaviours. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) increases the risk of subsequent sexually […]

Hormone treatment for breast cancer linked to chronic disease later in life

Women who receive hormonal therapy for breast cancer are at increased risk of developing chronic conditions later in life, according […]
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