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  1. 7 March 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is menopause bad for your mental health?

    A new study finds no evidence of a uniform link between menopause and poor mental health, says University of Melbourne expert on International Women's Day.

  2. 6 March 2024 - Go Figure

    Why is there a shortage of oestrogen patches in Australia… again?

    Australia's national shortage of oestrogen patches continues impacting women in menopause and trans- and non-binary people, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 9 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    5 things you didn’t realise you need to know about perimenopause

    Imogen Crump's perimenopausal hot flush on live TV has started a national conversation about normalising the symptoms, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. Podcast1 April 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Our flesh after fifty

    Professor of gynaecology Martha Hickey explains how a new exhibition, Flesh after Fifty, came about and its celebration of positive images of older women in art

  5. 24 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s a fact: Women get better with age

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that women get happier as they get older: with negative mood and depressive moods decreasing after 50.

  6. 29 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Self-compassion may help women cope with menopausal symptoms

    Menopausal symptoms like hot flushes can be managed with self-compassion, using approaches like mindfulness, according to University of Melbourne research.

  7. 19 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Acupuncture can treat hot flushes, but there’s a catch

    A University of Melbourne study of fake and real acupuncture treatments for menopausal women suffering hot flushes found both have benefits.