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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 […]

Urinary tract infection treatment breakthrough

New understanding of a bacterium that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) is providing fresh hope for sufferers of this common […]

A few cases of negative side effects of long-acting reversible contraception th…

On 12th December ABC’s 7.30 featured a report on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) that was unbalanced and alarmist. This could have a […]

Immune response to ovarian cancer may predict survival

Researchers led by the US Mayo Clinic and UNSW Sydney have found that patients with high-grade ovarian cancer showed the most […]

MSAC supports the MBS listing of genetic testing for hereditary mutations for b…

Following the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s (RCPA) application to the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), it is pleased to announce […]

Users of social media at risk of low self-esteem

From movies to magazines, traditional media has long been criticised for perpetuating unrealistic beauty standards—thin ideals that generate low self-esteem […]

Standard care for breast cancer trials not always standard

New research has found that some breast cancer trials are failing to provide appropriate control group treatments, affecting the outcomes […]

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]
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