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International consensus on testosterone treatment for women

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Jean Hailes, 2 September 2019 The first Global Position Statement on the use of testosterone in the treatment of women, led by the International Menopause Society (IMS), was published in four leading international medical journals today. The statement has been authored by a diverse team of leading experts based around the world and has been endorsed by internationally-esteemed medical societies...

Clinical Education Forum: Menopause, mood and missing mojo

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SHINE SA, 15/01/2019 SHINE SA is pleased to present the following Clinical Education Forum on the topic of ‘Menopause, mood and missing mojo’. This forum is available free of charge, and will also be recorded for future access. This forum will cover management of menopause and a discussion of perimenopausal mood disorder and sexual dysfunction. PRESENTER: Dr Amy Moten, SHINE SA...

New free MOOC from Adelaide Uni: Sex and Human Reproduction

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University of Adelaide, June 2018 AdelaideX’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offer learners free to study university-level online courses on a variety of topics.  AdelaideX’s latest MOOC, Sex and Human Reproduction, will launch on Thursday 12 July and enrolments are now open.  Led by Professor Mario Ricci (Adelaide Medical School), and made in collaboration with experts from the Robinson...

Do Estrogen Therapies Affect Sexual Function in Early Postmenopause?

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JAMA Internal Medicine, 2017 Transdermal estrogen therapy delivered through the skin modestly improved sexual function in early postmenopausal women, according to an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine. Declining estrogen levels around the menopausal transition are commonly associated with sexual dysfunction, which can be an important determinant of women’s health and quality of life. In...

Sex drive: Understanding why low libido is a common problem in middle-aged women

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ABC Health & Wellbeing, Sunday at 08:08 While it’s hard to know exactly how many women experience low libido, it seems it might be more common than previously thought. Almost 70 per cent of Australian women aged 40-65 years old reported a lack of sexual desire in a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. The authors noted this was “somewhat higher” than...

Results of the Jean Hailes Women’s Health Survey 2016

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Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, August 2016 In 2016, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health conducted the second annual Women’s Health Survey to understand the health information needs and behaviours of women living in Australia. The survey set out to explore the health information needs of women and also identify trends in health behaviours, body image, mental health and health screening behaviours. The...

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