Women’s Health

Risk factors for heart attack in women

The risk factors for a heart attack in women are the same as in men: high cholesterol, high blood sugar

How is breast cancer diagnosed in young women?

Mammography is a test that is used very widely to diagnose breast cancer. In young women, the breast tissue is

What are the signs of heart attack in women?

So the signs of a heart attack in women are often much more subtle than in men. So heart attack

What is endometriosis? A brief video explainer

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is what can be a very painful condition, it can be a cause of infertility. Essentially,

Hysterectomy: What are the risks of surgery?

The risks of having a hysterectomy, in other words, your uterus removed, are really not much different from any other

Vaginal thrush

What is vaginal thrush? Vaginal thrush is a common infection usually caused by a yeast called Candida albicans. Another name

He doesn’t hit me, so why am I scared?

Feeling uneasy, tense, confused or scared may be a sign that there is something wrong with the way you are

Domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence is widespread in Australia. Approximately one quarter of women in Australia have experienced at least one

Video: Blood in the urine

What is blood in the urine? Blood in the urine is something that always needs to be tested. We call

HPV vaccine a success, but more to do

The human papillomavirus vaccine has seen big drops in rates of HPV, which raises the possibility of cervical cancer’s complete

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