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Women and healthcare providers invited to evaluate healthcare promotion videos

Take our 10-minute survey and tell us what you think about four short health information videos. You could go into the draw to win one of ten $40 Coles-Myer gift cards. 

Podcast: How can we improve health messaging to reach all Australians

Dr Mridula Bandyopadhyay talks to The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre

It’s no surprise that half our population searches online to inform themselves, but how does that work when English is not your first language? Listen in or read the transcript.

The widespread gender bias in healthcare

Professor Martha Hickey on ABC’s Health Report

Professor Hickey joins the disscussion on the impact of gender bias in healthcare amd the historical underrepresentation of women in research.

Use of telehealth mental health services

Insight into the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Danusha Jayawardana & Professor Brenda Gannon used Medicare data to identify service utilisation trends. 

2021 Newsletter out now

Read more about the work our team has been doing

Catch up on research and project highlights from the last 12 months.

UQ SPH Seminar

Dr Louise Wilson & Dr Zhiwei Xu

Find what our post-docs have been working on. Follow the link for more information about the seminar.

Systematic review and meta-analysis

Age at Menopause and Risk of Lung Cancer

Previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses have examined the link between various reproductive factors and lung cancer however, none have found a significant association between age at menopause and lung cancer risk. This study aimed to conduct a meta-analysis examining the association of early and late menopause with lung cancer risk.

Flesh after Fifty Doco

Insights into project changing the narrative around women’s ageing 

Speaking with the artists and members of the project team, this short documentary tells the story behind the art.

Menopause and perimenopause

Diagnosis, symptoms and misinformation around HRT

Centre director, Professor Gita Mishra talks to Dea Clark from ABC News about changes in woman reporting menopause related symptoms.

The Conversation article featured in Newsweek Japan 

Cervical, breast, heart, bowel: here’s what women should be getting screened regularly

Newsweek Japan has featured Chief Investigator Professor Jenny Doust and Professor Gita Mishra’s Conversation article in their 2021 special issue. You can read the conversation article here or click the link below to view the Japanese article.

Flesh after Fifty

Changing images of older women in Art

Flesh after Fifty challenges negative stereotypes of aging while celebrating and promoting positive images of older women through art.

How common are blood clots on the contraceptive pill?

Professor Doust speaks to The Feed

CRE Chief Investigator, Professor Jenny Doust, spoke with Eden Gillespie at the SBS about the contraceptive pill and blood clots.

New research findings

Did changing MBS criteria reduce overuse of vitamin D testing?

Researcher, Dr. Louise Wilson explores whether the new criteria changed vitamin D testing rates in Australian women and explores the characteristics of women still undergoing tests.

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