Month: July 2021

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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Professor Jeffrey Zajac AO,  MBBS (Melb) FRACP PhD (Melb) AO Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne at Austin Health. Transgender individuals now make up nearly 1% of the population. Unfortunately, much of transgender medicine is not evidence based and this...
  • July 9, 2021
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Professor Susan Davis AO School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University Testosterone therapy has been approved for use in postmenopausal with low sexual desire which causes them personal distress (hypoactive sexual desire disorder; HSDD). This requires a complete...
  • July 8, 2021
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Dr Elissa Hamlat University of California, San Francisco Two individuals of the same chronological age can vary greatly in their risk of disease and dysfunction, and accumulating research suggests that variations in epigenetic aging may account for these differences in...
  • July 8, 2021
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A/Professor Amanda Vincent Monash University  Oestrogen-containing menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is the most effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms. However, “one size does not fit all” and MHT needs to be individualised to the particular women considering her medical history, co-morbidities,...
  • July 8, 2021
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Dr Ailsa Wilson Edwards MBBS (Hons) FRACS (Urol) Consultant Urologist Painful bladder syndrome is a well recognised chronic pelvic pain syndrome with a rising profile. Aetiology is likely multifactorial and the varied theories form bases for treatments. Phenotyping of PBS...
  • July 8, 2021
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