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Tagged as Women’s health

Women in sport: improving health and wellness through social connections

Sport and physical activity play a vital role in bringing people together and helping them to extend their social networks. It also has a role in teaching young people social values such as respect, responsibility, commitment and teamwork. Read More

Becoming an Endometriosis advocate with Public Health

In 2016, Anika Buining was diagnosed with Endometriosis, a chronic pelvic pain condition which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years*. It is the widespread prevalence of this chronic condition and the lack of any long-term treatment options that led her down the path of Public Health at Griffith University. Read More

Women’s Wellness After Cancer Study

Research has revealed that certain lifestyle factors and health behaviours can have a positive impact upon quality of life, chronic disease risk factors, and other health-related areas, for women after cancer. Read More