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Women and diabetes

Women and diabetes

DIABETES prevention may need different emphasis in women compared to men, depending on age.

Fertility – No quick fix for ageing

Fertility – No quick fix for ageing

PATIENTS' knowledge about the negative impact of age on fertility and pregnancy health is inadequate.

Unlocking the key to ageing

Unlocking the key to ageing

WOMEN sought for primary prevention study on the benefits of aspirin.

Minding your health

Minding your health

LEARNING mindfulness can be a pathway to reduced stress and improved wellbeing.

Women need to protect their hearts

Women need to protect their hearts

DOUBLE jeopardy: Women underestimate heart risk and doctors may miss an atypical presentation.

Mutilation or surgery?

Mutilation or surgery?

CONCERN is increasing about the pathologising of normal female genitalia.

Disorders of the eating kind

Disorders of the eating kind

INTERVENTION is important for eating disorders – but when should GPs act?

Anxiety: treat with caution

Anxiety: treat with caution

IN MANAGING anxiety disorders, consider the option of talking therapies as well as tablets.

Women should take a stand

Women should take a stand

ENCOURAGE women to stand up for their health – whenever they can.

Finding the root of pelvic pain

Finding the root of pelvic pain

PELVIC pain is very common but is not recognised as a national health priority.

An irritating, recurring itch

An irritating, recurring itch

VULVAL pruritus is a common symptom resulting from infectious or noninfectious causes.

A rare infertility disorder

A rare infertility disorder

ASHERMAN’S syndrome: an acquired disorder with consequences for fertility.

Diagnosing endometriosis

Diagnosing endometriosis

Endometriosis has an alarming rate of delay in diagnosis.

Vulval itch that isn’t thrush

Vulval itch that isn’t thrush

The diagnoses and treatment of lichen sclerosus in women.

Chronic health conditions and childbearing

Chronic health conditions and childbearing

Women with a chronic illness need to know the implications of their condition and treatment on their reproductive capacity.

Sex steroid hormones throughout the female lifespan

Sex steroid hormones throughout the female lifespan

Ovarian ageing in women is associated with key hormonal and clinical manifestations from menarche until late postmenopausal years.

Vegetarian diet - a fresh look

Vegetarian diet - a fresh look

The key to obtaining health benefits from a vegetarian diet is good knowledge and planning.

Menopausal hormone therapy in 2012

Menopausal hormone therapy in 2012

One in five women will have perimenopausal symptoms that negatively impact on quality of life.

Contraception for young people

Contraception for young people

A contraception request is the second most common general practice presentation for females aged 14–17 years.

Young women and weight

Young women and weight

Young women are a high-risk group for weight mismanagement.

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