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Undiagnosed endometriosis compromises fertility treatment

06/10/2021

UQ School of Public Health researcher, Dr Katrina Moss, said women whose endometriosis went undiagnosed until after they began fertility treatment ended up doing more cycles, used treatments that aren’t recommended, and were less likely to have a baby.

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International Women's Day 2021

08/03/2021

To recognise International Women's Day 2021 we present a series of videos reflecting on the ways women's lived experiences impact their health and wellbeing - from the roles we play, to education, domestic violence, the COVID-19 lockdowns, and the timing of our first periods.

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Call for aged care focus on domestic violence

01/03/2021

Australian researchers have called for additional services for survivors of intimate partner violence – warning those who have these experiences are more vulnerable to elder abuse.

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PHRN Linkage Luminaries Webinar

18/02/2021

Wed 10th March, 12 noon EST. This presentation will describe data linkage and data sharing in ALSWH, and highlight some recent findings.

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December Study Newsletter

23/12/2020

We're counting down 12 months of research outcomes at ALSWH.

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It's been a bit of a rollercoaster: Australian women share their coping strategies

23/10/2020

Women talked about difficulties relating to health issues, including pregnancy and birth experiences, relationship problems, financial problems, and work or study problems. They used four types of coping strategies, including using their money or other resources to get help, getting help and support from others, using lifestyle strategies like exercise or hobbies, and using cognitive…

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$8.5 million to continue long-term women's health study

18/10/2020

Joint media release by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, with the Minister for Women, Senator Marise Payne, announcing the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health would continue for another three years.

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Researching women’s doctor visits could boost health budgets

08/09/2020

Knowing more about why some people visited their doctors more often than others with similar health conditions could save us all money.

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Recognising the hazardous effects of ‘pre-loading’ with alcohol

14/08/2020

Currently, the national guidelines cover the risks associated with binge drinking but don’t specify pre-loading as an additional risk behaviour.

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Vegies are best for baby's first solids

03/07/2020

Children aged 2-12 years who were given fruit or vegetables instead of cereal as their first semi-solid food in infancy ate fruit and vegetables more frequently in childhood, and ate a wider variety of vegetables.

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