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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 […]

Combating childhood obesity by preventing “fatty liver” in fetus

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, […]

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 […]

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 […]