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Can diet improve the symptoms of endometriosis?

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The Conversation, February 19, 2018 6.14am AEDT By Elisabeth Gasparini, Manager of Nutrition and Food Services, The Royal Women’s Hospital Current treatments for endometriosis, such as surgery and contraceptive pills, can be invasive or cause unpleasant side effects. So, the internet is awash with advice for alternative treatments, including acupuncture and dietary changes. Some women claim...

Shame, secrecy and silence hobble migrant women’s sexual health, new research suggests

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Sydney Morning Herald, August 5th 2017 Shame, secrecy, silence and fear were keeping many new migrant women in the dark about their own sexual and reproductive health, found a recent study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior. Cultural and religious beliefs were major barriers to many women accessing health services, warned the researchers who held focus groups with 169 single, married...

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...

Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus

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ABC Radio National Health Report, Monday 30 June 2014 5:43PM
Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus is a relatively common disorder that quite a number of post-menopausal women have a genetic predisposition to. It is a skin condition that mainly affects the vulva in women.
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