Delivered to your inbox every week. Email* EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Δ Supported by Charles Sturt University Women’s Health News All Women’s Health News World One in five pregnant women malnourished in Gaza clinic At Project HOPE’s primary health clinic in Deir al Balah, one in five pregnant women are reported to be malnourished. Women’s Health News Alcohol and illicit drug use are increasing among young women, survey finds Young women have been drinking more and their use of illicit drugs is on par with young men for the first time since national records began. News & Views It’s 2024, so why don’t men want to talk about menopause? We embarked on a study to understand workplace experiences around menopause and ended up in an echo chamber of only women’s voices. Health LGBTQI+ Australians experience much higher rates of mental health issues, ABS data shows The latest ABS statistics paint a grim picture of the higher rates of mental illness and self-harm across Australia’s queer community. News & Views More than half of women don’t exercise as much as they would like, new research finds More than half of women do not work out as much as they want to, according to new research highlighting the ‘gender exercise gap’. Partner Content ‘I stood my ground’: Breast cancer survivor Natasha Eaton encourages women to seek fertility options Some treatments for breast cancer may induce premature menopause and can reduce a woman’s chance of having children in the future. Women’s Health News Over half of women feel their pain is ignored or dismissed, survey reveals New research from Nurofen shows over half (55 per cent) of women feel that they had their pain ignored or dismissed. News & Views 2024 is the year to make mothers a priority in Australia Mothers deserve to be seen, heard, and prioritised. It’s our collective responsibility to create a society where maternal health is a genuine priority. Women’s Health News ‘Trust your intuition’: Cancer survivor Briony Benjamin on learning to listen to our bodies Storyteller, cancer survivor and new mother Briony Benjamin shares her health advice and encourages women to trust their body’s intuition. Health First TGA-approved treatment for endometriosis in 13 years Australia’s drug regulator has approved the first treatment for endometriosis in 13 years to relieve debilitating pain for sufferers of the condition. Women’s Health News Alabama supreme court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’, creating concern for women using IVF Alabama has ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law, leaving reproductive rights advocates gravely concerned. Women’s Health News Paid leave should encompass all women’s health concerns, new Jean Hailes report shows A new Jean Hailes report shows that women support additional paid leave for all conditions, not just menstrual or menopause leave. News & Views ‘A little goes a long way’: Women don’t need to exercise as much as men to reap the same benefits Women need to exercise only half as much as men to reach the same level of health, a new study from the US has revealed. Women’s Health News Corporations are co-opting feminist narratives to promote non-evidence based health interventions: new research Feminist narratives are being misused to market useless health products to women, according to new research highlighting gender inequity. Leadership Franklin Women and Organon launch meet up series for women in health and science To bring together diverse women in the science and health, Franklin Women and Organon have partnered to launch a Members Connect Series. Partner Content ‘We create our own reality’: Paralympian Elle Steele on changing the narrative for women with disability Paralympian Elle Steele is using the Change Our Game platform to create equitable change for all people with disabilities in sport.