17 December 2017 - The Guardian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
At her 12-week scan in 2013, Rachel and William Namoa were told their unborn baby had anencephaly.
17 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
Americans are famously uncomfortable with death, pushing it away into well-manicured cemeteries and lily-scented funeral homes. This...
16 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Testicular cancer, lung cancer, and a brain tumour. In the past year, Brad Carey's had the lot. And if you think that's horrific, his dad...
16 December 2017 - The Age (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
When Esther Colner went to her doctor for a contraceptive three years ago, she specifically asked for a...
16 December 2017 - WAtoday.com.au (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
My father, Ted, was born in Limerick, Ireland. He came from what you'd call "city poverty". He was good at maths...
16 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
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16 December 2017 - OBGYN - Wiley Online Library
This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting,...
16 December 2017 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
It's a warm autumn day in London and in a grand hotel overlooking a main thoroughfare in Knightsbridge, one of the...
15 December 2017 - Otago Daily Times
More than 300 people will graduate in person from the University of Otago with qualifications in many disciplines, including applied...
15 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
CASHED-UP Chinese will travel to South Australia from next year to receive everything from IVF to cancer treatment...
15 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
RUTH Staniscia could never have imagined she’d have a suspected spider bite to thank for detecting her potentially...
15 December 2017 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
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15 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - Entertainment
Six weeks after her hysterectomy, Susie Ferguson is ready to get back on air. The Morning Report host says she's "feeling really good" and...
15 December 2017 - The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
I heard a song the other day that I hadn't heard for ages, The Church's Under the Milky Way. Instantly I was...
14 December 2017 - The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
It's the 'invisible' disease nobody wants to talk about, and few know how to treat, but sufferers of a debilitating...
14 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
ALL Victorian mums-to-be could be given psychological screening throughout their pregnancies and the first year of...
14 December 2017 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Australia is experiencing an "epidemic" of large babies due to the high rates of obesity, according to a new study.
13 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
The Western Bay of Plenty's median sales price has jumped $110,000 in just one month, according to the latest figures from Real Estate...
13 December 2017 - ABC News
There’s been some huge new findings about mental health this year.
13 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz
Following a partial ban on the use of surgical mesh, calls for a wider ban have been voiced. Surgical mesh used for some gynaecological...
12 December 2017 - ABC News
Many of the available statistics point to a marked reduction in terminations across Australia, to a rate as low as 13.5 per 1,000 women....
12 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
The bad news is that we have definitely reached peak capacity for movies and TV comedies about the chaos that ensues after a lifetime of...
12 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
ALEX Leapai crumpled into a foetal ball last year when his father died suddenly but one of the heaviest punchers in...
12 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
A gynaecologist who has performed more than 50 surgeries to repair damage from surgical mesh, says Medsafe's announcement of restrictions...
12 December 2017 - WAtoday.com.au (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Dr Rob Hackett was met with smirks and confused, occasionally derisive, looks when he started turing up to...
12 December 2017 - ABC News
An ABC investigation finds women around the country are reporting serious concerns about the Implanon hormonal arm implant and Mirena...
11 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
IT’S official. Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year.
11 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Surgical mesh used for some gynaecological procedures will be removed from New Zealand's supply by January 4, Medsafe has announced....
11 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their...
11 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Waikato DHB has had its status as the region's water watchdog suspended. And although health bosses say the suspension doesn't put the...
11 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
Waikato District Health Board has lost its safe water accreditation. International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) has confirmed the...
10 December 2017 - Otago Daily Times
Paul Ashley takes eight weeks off work each year to artificially inseminate thousands of cows. Bruce Munro asks, "Why!?" and finds out a...
10 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A well-versed health expert once explained the problem of our health system: We keep parking ambulances at the...
10 December 2017 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
On her worst days, 22-year-old Tara Smith feels so much pain in her pelvic region that a hot wheat bag, painkillers...
10 December 2017 - The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Consumers are often told to "shop around" to save money, but for privately insured patients, calculating and...
10 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
IT’S a saying that anyone battling infertility knows all too well: IVF is a numbers game. The more cycles you have,...
10 December 2017 - Canberratimes_Lifestyle (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Recently, a friend sent me a text, with a link to a news story: "Did you see this?!" I clicked. The story was...
10 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
Waikato District Health Board has lost its drinking water accreditation. International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) has confirmed the...
10 December 2017 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
IT’S official. Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year.
10 December 2017 - The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A record number of babies were born in Victoria last year – and public maternity wards in the fast-growing outer...
9 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
ON a brilliant December day, looking out on to the water in black Otis sunglasses, Erik Thomson is taken back to his childhood. A group of...
9 December 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
ONE of Australia’s leading obstetricians will be ringside at Wednesday’s world title fight in case Jeff Horn’s...
9 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
‘YOUR pulse stopped. You’ve had a cardiac arrest.’ These are the words that a baffled and terrified Ellie Bayliss...
9 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
ONE of Australia’s leading obstetricians will be ringside at Wednesday’s world title fight in Brisbane in case Jeff...
9 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
JEFF Horn is a true champion – in and out of the ring.
9 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - Life & Style
Chelsea Martin tells of the stigma she faced after struggling to breast-feed the twins and instead topping them up with infant formula. A...
9 December 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten is the winner in the 2017 Hypocrisy Stakes but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is...
8 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
AUSTRALIA has voted for marriage equality, but will that be enough to halt the decline in marriage rates? The...
8 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - Entertainment
Sisters will begin streaming on TVNZ OnDemand on December 11. Like a shark, actor Antonia Prebble always wants to be moving forward. Each...
8 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
WARNING: This article contains graphic content and images An incredible image of a mother delivering her own baby has been banned from...
8 December 2017 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
THEY’RE the stars who have intrigued and inspired us in 2017 — the success stories, the stalwarts and the next big...
8 December 2017 - ABC News
A study published in the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has found that there are twice as...
8 December 2017 - The Mercury (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
SOME of the biggest threats to human survival in previous generations were infectious diseases like influenza,...
8 December 2017 - International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics - OBGYN
Funding Information This paper was developed as part of the World Health Organization (WHO) BOLD (“Better Outcomes in Labour Difficulty”)...
8 December 2017 - ABC News
A long-term advocate for endometriosis awareness lauds a national plan for the disease.
7 December 2017 - The Guardian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Travel guru John Rozentals tells us what's hot in the world of travel this week.
7 December 2017 - ABC News
If we dive deeper into the ATO's data drop, we learn about how much companies are reducing their taxable income.
7 December 2017 - Canberratimes_Lifestyle (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Efforts to improve the lives of women living with endometriosis have been boosted, with the Turnbull government...
7 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
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7 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
FOR Steph Webb and Sally Mostert, the day they marry will simply be a chance to reflect on their love for each...
7 December 2017 - The New England Journal Of Medicine
According to a June 2017 poll, Americans agree by a 60-to-39 margin that the federal government bears a responsibility to ensure health...
7 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Christina Lynn Brajcic, from Canada, died from complications following pelvic mesh surgery. Women and doctors in New Zealand are demanding...
7 December 2017 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Australia will have a twice as many emergency medicine specialists as it needs by 2030 but has kept the immigration...
6 December 2017 - OBGYN - Wiley Online Library
Abstract Background With in vitro fertilization (IVF) techniques, only 20–25% of the transferred embryos lead to a pregnancy. Objective...
6 December 2017 - OBGYN - Wiley Online Library
This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting,...
6 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Christina Lynn Brajcic, from Canada, died from complications following pelvic mesh surgery. ANALYSIS: Transvaginal mesh implants have left...
6 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
Redesigning cities to prevent violence against women and reduce street harassment and assault will be a priority for tWomen's Minister...
6 December 2017 - The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Abstract Unlike surgery, assisted reproduction, particularly in vitro fertilisation (IVF), requires a low skill base, is largely...
6 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
SHE won an Olympic gold medal in sailing for Australia in 2008, before contracting a virus from polluted waters...
6 December 2017 - The West Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Upgraded facilities for expectant mothers and newborn babies are set to be in place at the new Karratha Health...
5 December 2017 - The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Consumer health groups across Australia have called for a total ban on all pelvic mesh devices after the death of a...
5 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
JUST when she thought she would bleed to death, Angela Jay was doused in petrol.
4 December 2017 - The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A bold plan to find savings in the public hospital system by having governments pay a package deal or bundled price...
4 December 2017 - ABC News
In this episode Low BMI, aging and brain shrinkage Listen Download It's known that high BMI at midlife is associated with increased...
4 December 2017 - ABC News
It seems to be working in Hawaii — but could we sell the idea of raising the smoking age in Australia?
4 December 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Dole drug tests put on hold TOUGH drug testing for the dole measures will be shelved by the Turnbull government...
4 December 2017 - ABC News
A coalition of women's health groups want all teenagers to be taught about menstrual health in schools to raise awareness about...
4 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
A SINGLE sperm donor could be the parent of hundreds of children, according to an Adelaide scientist who has warned...
4 December 2017 - The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Abstract The use of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy has been debated but evidence suggests that it is safer than smoking. A...
4 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
A new primary birthing facility (PBF) is in the cards for Christchurch following an increase in the number of women choosing to give birth...
4 December 2017 - The Age (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Doctors are being encouraged to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy to pregnant women who find it too hard to...
4 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
PAULINE Hanson said she was born at the prehistoric Stonehenge site while David Leyonhjelm suggested he had an “...
4 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz
Kelly Jeffs was always a bit of a difficult child for her parents, by her own admission. Even as young as two her mum had trouble...
4 December 2017 - ABC News
Nicotine replacement therapy is safe for pregnant women, according to University of Newcastle researchers.
3 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - National
This story was originally published on Newsroom.co.nz and is republished with permission. In one month, it will be illegal to use surgical...
3 December 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
The grief of Hannah and Ben Day when their baby daughter Iris died at five months old was incalculable. To their heartbreak was added the...
3 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
NICOTINE patches and other tobacco replacements have been proven to be safer than smoking for pregnant women,...
3 December 2017 - The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
JAMIE Smith is still a young woman but has already beaten cancer four times, planned her own funeral, completed her...
3 December 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
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3 December 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - World
Christina Lynn Brajcic, from Canada, died from complications following pelvic mesh surgery. It is the Facebook post on October 29 that...
2 December 2017 - The Guardian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The public health system has many faults but it's good at dealing with issues that require urgent attention.
2 December 2017 - International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics - OBGYN
This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting,...
1 December 2017 - Otago Daily Times
A rumour about an unsafe sterilisation practice being used during a urology super-clinic reflects resistance to change and outmoded systems...
1 December 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists supports the "cautious" decision...
1 December 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
HE’S a dynamo like his daughter so when John Rowe gets an idea, he likes to see it through to fruition. Which is...
30 November 2017 - The New Zealand Herald
Breast is best. That much we know, and that's what women are told from the moment they enter motherhood. Breast feed for as long as...
30 November 2017 - Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
AUSTRALIAN women will now no longer have to visit the doctor once every two years for a pap smear with a new, more...
30 November 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Australian women will no longer have to endure pap smears every two years to prevent cervical cancer.
30 November 2017 - The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
WOMEN will need to have cervical cancer tests only once every five years instead of every two with the release of a...
30 November 2017 - Stuff.co.nz - Life & Style
OPINION: I've been hearing a lot about breastfeeding in the last couple of weeks, and it's a conversation that makes me uneasy. This sense...