Tara Johnson

Professor Beverley Vollenhoven REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST AND INFERTILITY SPECIALIST Surrogacy in Australia has 2 major pitfalls; finding a surrogate and the differing definitions in the states within Australia. In Australia, surrogacy is ALWAYS altruistic, though the surrogate can be reimbursed. Surrogates...
  • June 15, 2021
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Professor Martha Hickey Deputy Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Melbourne Around one in 400 women carry pathogenic variants that are known to increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer, most commonly the BRCA1 and BRCA2...
  • June 10, 2021
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Dr Jason Abbott University of New South Wales There is an increasing body of evidence regarding vulvo-vaginal laser treatments for menopausal symptoms and for treating a variety of other female genital issues such as prolapse. In our recent systematic review...
  • May 27, 2021
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Dr Andrew Baird MA MBChB DRANZCOG DA FRACGP FACRRM GradCertClinEd Telehealth is the delivery of health services to patients remotely using information and communications technologies. Since 2011, specialists have been using video telehealth for consultations with patients in regional, rural,...
  • May 26, 2021
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Real-life menopause Exploring perception and experience of 1,103 surveyed women aged 45-55 living in Australia  Chair and Presenter: Dr Sonia Davison, Endocrinologist, Jean Hailes, and Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Women’s Health Research Program, Monash University, Melbourne Dr Sonia...
  • September 4, 2019
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Bronwyn Stuckey Keogh Institute for Medical Research; Department of Endocrinology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital; School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia  Oestrogen-containing menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is the gold standard for the treatment of vasomotor...
  • August 21, 2019
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Dr Victoria Nisenblat Persistently high gonadotrophins and amenorrhoea in women of reproductive age are highly suggestive for premature or early menopause but this do not hold true in all instances. In this talk we will unravel the clinical scenarios of...
  • August 15, 2019
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Annette Beauchamp Ba Physiotherapy PGC:Continence & Pelvic Rehabilitation MAPA Sub-Title:  “I have assessed this woman.  She has pelvic symptoms.  I have written prescriptions and referrals to a variety of medical professionals.  Who Next?” Abstract:  This poster will provide a guide...
  • August 8, 2019
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Dr Jon-Paul Khoo Mood disorders, and in particular major depressive disorder account for more worldwide disease disability than any other condition in medicine. Given the prevalence, duration, chronicity, recurrence, disability and limited first-line treatment response, MDD is the most pressing...
  • August 2, 2019
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Professor Gary Wittert MBBch, MD, FRACP, FRCP, FAHMS1 1School of Medicine, University of Adelaide Obesity and a range of lifestyle and health related behaviours interact with genetic factors to determine the risk of chronic disorders such as type 2 diabetes...
  • August 2, 2019
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