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

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

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

Falling pregnant again after still birth

Waiting a short time to conceive again after a stillbirth isn’t harmful for mother or baby, a new analysis finds.

Should women control their own mammogram?

The mammogram is a vital means of screening for breast cancer – yet many women report how unpleasant the experience

Can omega-3 reduce risk of pre-term birth?

Here at the Health Reader, we’re often sceptical of the benefits of supplements marketed as a cure-all for any number

CAMs not a menopausal symptom remedy

Most women reach menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 years. It’s marked by the slowing of the production

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