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Mitochondrial DNA mutations affect male and female fertility and ageing

Research indicates for the first time that mutations within the DNA sequence of mitochondria impact on the energy producing capacity […]

Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and […]

Alternative therapies for menopausal women – a poor alternative?

New research from Monash University’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine has found that nearly half a million Australian […]
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New Pap smear schedule leads to fewer chlamydia tests in US

It’s a tale of two tests: one for early signs of cervical cancer, the other for a sexually transmitted disease. […]

Treating breast cancer with progesterone could aid survival

A special technique where breast cancer cells are “rescued” for research has been developed at the University of Adelaide. Coupled […]

Hormonal contraceptives and having children reduces uterine cancer risk for wom…

Taking hormonal contraceptives and having children are associated with a lower risk of uterine cancer for women with Lynch syndrome, […]

Ovarian cancer discovery

Research findings published recently in Nature and revealing new insights into the genetic mechanisms ovarian cancer employs to evade chemotherapy […]

Sexpert Q/A: How can I learn to cope with an unsatisfying sex life?

Reader Question: My girlfriend and I have been dating and living together for going on two years, and libido differences […]

How your sex life may influence endometriosis

Researchers are a step closer to understanding the risk factors associated with endometriosis thanks to a new University of Adelaide […]

New screening technique could pick up twice as many women with ovarian cancer

A new approach to ovarian cancer detection developed by UNSW Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs could lead to widespread screening for the disease that […]