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Perimenopause usually begins in your 40s. How do you know if it has started? Asks Erin Morton More than half our population (50.7%) are born with ovaries and will experience perimenopause in midlife. This occurs as hormone levels decrease and ovaries slow their release of eggs. Perimenopause...

In case you missed it, perimenopause is in the news, writes Michelle Peate It came about as a result of Pursuit’s editor Imogen Crump experiencing a perimenopausal hot flush live on ABC News Breakfast television while talking about the big news stories of the day with...

Psychologist, Lowri Dowthwaite-Walsh, looks at why women are unhappy and four things they can do about it. Something strange is going on in women’s happiness research. Because despite having more freedom and employment opportunities than ever before, women have higher levels of anxiety and more mental...

Pelvic pain is a common but often overlooked issue that affects many women. During Women's Health Week, led by the non-profit organization Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, we want to shed light on this topic to empower women with knowledge about the "Pain Drain" caused by...

Does it work? Asks researchers Mike Armour, Cecilia Ng and Mathew Leonardi  Endometriosis is a painful condition caused by the presence of tissue similar to the lining of the uterus found outside the uterus. It affects around one in nine women and people assigned female at...

Researchers have discovered that some immunotherapy treatments used to treat cancer can cause fertility damage. It means these treatments could affect the future fertility and hormonal health of female cancer survivors, prompting experts to call for more research and preventative measures, such as freezing eggs. Traditional cancer...

What are the unexpected challenges faced by Australia’s homeless women? asks Melissa Cowan Have you ever stopped to notice that the homeless people you see on the streets are mostly, if not always, men? Given that every night there are over 45,000 women experiencing homelessness in...

‘Devastated and sad’ writes researcher Ian Jacobs, after 36 years of research shows early detection of ovarian cancer doesn’t save lives My colleagues’ and my efforts to develop a screening test for the early detection of ovarian cancer capable of saving lives arrived at a sad...

‘Brain fog’ during menopause is real, Caroline Gurvich and Chen Zhu – it can disrupt women’s work and spark dementia fears For nearly two-thirds of women, menopause comes with an undesirable change in memory. Despite great progress in understanding the medical aspects of menopause – a natural...