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women’s health


Pharmacists dispensing medical abortion, contraceptives most concerned about costs, shortages and regulatory issues, online posts reveal Community pharmacists are more likely to reach out for information or support on health …

Pharmacists are 鈥渙ften the first port of call鈥 for women with pelvic pain. Knowing the relevant medicines, red flags and when to refer are top of the list on how …

Women need more support to quit smoking during pregnancy but there is a lack of evidence around medicines safety, say researchers A UNSW Sydney-led study of 1.7 million pregnancies in …

Cystitis is the most common type of urinary tract infection (UTI), particularly in women. This article will discuss cystitis and recurrent urinary tract infections, their pathophysiology, and best practice management …

As pharmacy health services for women expand, what do pharmacists need to know to differentiate pelvic pain that can be self-managed vs pain that warrants further assessment? In this webinar, …

Jean Hailes鈥 gynaecologist Dr Pav Nanayakkara & physiotherapist Amy Steventon discuss optimal pelvic pain management in pharmacy 25 June 2024 | 7-8.00PM AEST How might pelvic pain in women present, …

This article highlights the pertinent intricacies of bacterial urinary tract infections in Australian adults with diabetes including pathophysiology, diagnostic and prognostic considerations, therapeutic management, prevention strategies, and the role of …

Only one in four women of reproductive age who are dispensed oral retinoids are accessing PBS-listed contraception, despite teratogenic risks, according to a new Australian study While rates of oral …

PBAC recommends PBS listing of drug to treat endometriosis pain, noting need for new treatments for the condition The PBAC has recommended PBS listing of Ryeqo for treatment of moderate …

Pharmacist training in women鈥檚 health and further PBS coverage for hormone therapies will help women receive better care for menopause, argues SHPA Pharmacists are 鈥渋deally placed鈥 in both community and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Diagnosis and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a chronic disorder associated with infertility; miscarriage; adverse pregnancy …

Tasmania is the latest jurisdiction to allow community pharmacists to supply treatment for uncomplicated UTIs The Tasmanian government has announced that pharmacists will be able to provide the treatment from …