Learn more about health topics that concern women and their families, such as menopause, breast cancer, endometriosis and pregnancy.
Depression in women
Depression is a serious mental health condition that affects how you think, feel and behave. Depression is more common in women than men for a range of reasons.
Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure and more.
Heart attack symptoms: men vs women
Heart disease often goes undiagnosed in women, partly because symptoms can develop later. Learn more about why heart disease differs in men and women.
Women don't need to 'put up' with heavy periods
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 in 4 Australian women, but treatment is available. There's no need to suffer in silence.
Why women need iodine – and how to get more of it (hint: ice cream)
More than 4 in 10 women could be deficient in iodine, a mineral needed in pregnancy for healthy brain development in babies, reports the University of Sydney.
Painful sex for women
Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a condition that affects around 1 in 8 women; it's most common in sexually active women aged 20 to 24.
What you should know about breast cancer in young women
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of breast cancer — particularly if you're too young for routine mammograms.
Most women are concerned by common problems such as vaginal discharge, dryness, irritation and thrush at some stage.