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Jean Hailes for Women's Health

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of important health services for women in Australia. Jean Hailes vision is women’s health now and for the future, with a focus on prevention right across the lifespan. The organisation combines clinical care, research, translation and education to build the health sector and women’s own capacity to improve health and wellbeing.

Research

The Jean Hailes Research Unit performs original research, and partners with other academic institutions, to identify and address gaps in knowledge about women’s health. Outcomes of this research are used to inform women’s health policy, support health care programs and improve women’s lives. The Jean Hailes Research Unit is based at the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Education/Translation

Jean Hailes Education works alongside clinicians and researchers to translate the latest findings into information and programs for both the community and health professionals.

This includes:

  • websites
  • resource booklets
  • magazine
  • fact sheets
  • video content
  • health articles
  • blog and app
  • professional development activities for health professionals (Jean Hailes is an accredited provider for the RACGP and QI&QCP program).

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Last reviewed: September 2019

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Navigating perimenopause

Perimenopause can be a time of hormonal fluctuations, but there are positive ways to find relief.

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Working without wincing | Jean Hailes

Do you ever have a sharp pain when you move your neck? Does the pain spread to your back, shoulders and/or arms?

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Hair & acne - management & treatment | Jean Hailes

Excess hair on the face and body (‘hirsutism’), hair loss from the scalp (‘alopecia’) and acne are often symptoms of PCOS and caused by high levels of…

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Pelvic pain: know the different causes and when to seek… | Jean Hailes

It's important to know the differences between the common causes of pelvic pain, what's normal and what's not, and when you should seek help.

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Contraception | Jean Hailes

There are many different methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy including the oral contraceptive pill (OCP), the mini-pill, a condom, an intrauterine…

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The issue with bioidentical hormones — Free health… | Jean Hailes

Claims that bioidentical hormones are safer and more natural than HRT/MHT are misleading and not based on scientific evidence.

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Is it heart-healthy or just hype? | Jean Hailes

Another day, another headline about the superheroes for heart health. Dark chocolate is good for it. A drop of red wine will reduce your risk of heart…

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Calcium | Jean Hailes

How important is calcium to our bones? You will also find information on the changes that happen to bones as women age, the recommended daily calcium…

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Heavy bleeding | Jean Hailes

Heavy bleeding can disrupt your daily life and be quite distressing. What causes it, how heavy bleeding is diagnosed and what treatments are available are…

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Health after menopause | Jean Hailes

At the same time as you are menopausal, there are many other areas of your health to keep an eye on. It is important to keep up cervical screening and,…

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