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Bronwyn Stuckey Keogh Institute for Medical Research; Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital; Medical School, University of Western Australia In the mid-1990s, investigators recruited 161,808 women into the WHI study. Although we think of the WHI as...
  • September 13, 2021
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Dr Sally Reid MBBS, FRANZCOG, MRMed Fertility preservation is an overarching definition, with Oncofertility describing the intersection of two disciplines; Oncology and Reproductive Medicine. Consideration of the loss of reproductive and/ or sexual function following cancer diagnosis is not a...
  • September 13, 2021
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Dr Sonia Davison Monash University There are many options for management of bothersome symptoms around the time of the menopause. Although menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is the most effective option for management of vasomotor and genito-urinary symptoms, some women are...
  • September 10, 2021
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Robin M. Daly, PhD FASMF FASBMR Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The mid-life and menopausal transition period is a time associated with weight gain and changes in body composition, including a loss in lean...
  • August 9, 2021
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Dr Roger Sexton MBBS DRCOG(UK) FAICD MBA(ADEL) FRACGP FACRRM Doctors have to navigate their way through a long list of workplace hazards on a daily basis and are expected to carry a very significant clinical, academic and administrative burden whilst...
  • August 3, 2021
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A/Professor Sarah Zaman  Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney Heart disease in women has been historically under-recognised and it is only recently that the myriad of sex and gender differences have come to light. Traditionally considered a male disease, coronary...
  • July 29, 2021
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Dr Jane Elliott General Practitioner, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide This lecture will focus on the practicalities of conducting the menopause consultation with a guide to important issues to cover...
  • July 26, 2021
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Professor Cassandra Szoeke Women’s Healthy Ageing Program The strongest risk factor for dementia is said to be ageing and yet we see that whilst the risk of dementia doubles every five years over 50 years of age this model doesn’t...
  • July 20, 2021
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A/Professor Sutapa Mukherjee Professor in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Flinders University There are gender differences in susceptibility, severity, and outcomes of Covid-19 between men and women. In this talk we will review the epidemiological data available thus far which...
  • July 19, 2021
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A/Professor Darren Mansfield Deputy Director of Monash Lung and Sleep department at Monash Health, Melbourne Sleep is an essential biological function. As such it is unsurprising that when sleep becomes disordered that there are a raft of identifiable downstream consequences....
  • July 16, 2021
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