22.5 C
Melbourne
Thursday, May 13, 2021
women my age tend to drink

Women my age tend to drink – it’s normal

0
Women aged 50–70 are more likely than younger women to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low-risk drinking guidelines – and most think that's just perfectly fine. New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found...
loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

Loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

0
Young adults and people living in the inner city are among those most likely to be lonely, according to the ABC’s Australia Talks project.  Image from www.shutterstock.com The ABC’s Australia Talks project aims to stimulate a conversation...
making sense of menopausal hormone therapy means understanding the benefits as well as the risks

Making sense of menopausal hormone therapy means understanding the benefits as well as the...

0
Grappling with the pros and cons of menopausal hormone therapy can be confusing. From shutterstock.com At menopause, a woman’s ovaries lose their reproductive function. Eggs are no longer released and the production of the hormones...

Prenatal and Postnatal Care: All That to Consider When Pregnant

0
Childbirth, they say, is a chance at a new life for a woman. Though nearly every woman goes through the pains of childbirth at least once in her life, each pregnancy is a delicate...
1 in 10 women with endometriosis report using cannabis to ease their pain

1 in 10 women with endometriosis report using cannabis to ease their pain

0
Endometriosis is a chronic condition that causes pain, infertility and gastrointestinal symptoms. Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock Endometriosis is a chronic, inflammatory condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus is found outside of the womb....
what is perimenopause and how does it affect women’s health in midlife?

What is perimenopause and how does it affect women’s health in midlife?

1
Perimenopause lasts months for some women, and years for others. from www.shutterstock.com All women know to expect the time in life when their periods finish and they reach menopause. Many might even look forward to...
it’s safest to avoid e-cigarettes altogether – unless vaping is helping you quit smoking

It’s safest to avoid e-cigarettes altogether – unless vaping is helping you quit smoking

0
The recent vaping-related deaths in the US have brought the issue into the spotlight around the world. From shutterstock.com Health authorities in the United States are investigating 530 cases of lung illness, including seven deaths, reportedly connected to vaping....
women may find it tougher to get an abortion if the religious discrimination bill becomes law

Women may find it tougher to get an abortion if the religious discrimination bill...

0
Women may need to shop around for a new doctor if the first one refuses to perform an abortion for religious reasons. from www.shutterstock.com If the Religious Discrimination Bill passes into law, women may find it harder...

Why is there a March being organized to support a new Australian play?

0
Michael, on the March  Welcome to the Revolution When I was young I remember watching the news and seeing women burning their bras. It was a time when Germaine Greer was clearly our era’s Joan of...
will eating chicken reduce your risk of breast cancer?

Will eating chicken reduce your risk of breast cancer?

0
While this research has merit, it doesn’t exactly tell us eating chicken reduces risk of breast cancer. From shutterstock.com You might have seen headlines recently claiming eating chicken reduces a person’s risk of breast cancer. These reports...