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New study reveals alarmingly high levels of stress in young women

Just last week, on October 23, results from the fifth annual Jean Hailes Women’s Health Survey were announced by Federal Health Minister, the Hon. Greg Hunt, at Parliament House in Canberra. Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation, who are dedicated to improving women’s health at every life stage. In 2019, almost…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2019

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Australia, an annual campaign aimed at driving awareness of breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the impact it has on those affected by the disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) and is devastatingly the second most common…

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New Australian research finds 1-in-5 people with migraines unaware of preventative treatment

According to a new study out of Australian National University’s Research School of Psychology, one-in-five Australians surveyed weren’t aware preventative treatment for migraines are available from their GP. Dr Stephanie Goodhew surveyed 229 students and found significant knowledge gaps, even among those that experience migraines, meaning many are unnecessarily living with the devastating symptoms, unaware…

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New medicines improving & extending the lives of Australians

At Australia’s PharmAus19 conference held at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday (October 15) new research was released, indicating that Australian’s were living longer, healthier lives thanks to the introduction of new medicines. The research, Measuring the Impact of Pharmaceutical Innovation in Australia 1998–2018, was conducted by Professor Frank Lichtenberg from Columbia University Business School and…

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