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4 myths about polycystic ovary syndrome – and why they’re wrong

Tessa Copp, in collaboration with Professor Jenny Doust (University of Queensland), Associate Professor Jesse Jansen and Professor Kirsten McCaffery, has had her PhD studies on polycystic ovary syndrome featured in an article in The Conversation  which was reposted by USyd; Medical Republic; Gizmodo and Foreign Affairs NZ. Tessa's PCOS research was also featured recently on 7News - watch [...]

Australia is responding to the complex challenge of overdiagnosis

Overdiagnosis is now a health challenge recognised across many nations. Debates about its definition continue, but in short, overdiagnosis happens when health systems routinely diagnose people in ways that do not benefit them or that even do more harm than good, argue Ray Moynihan and colleagues. Australia [...]

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18th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2020

Online:  9 -11 September 2020 We are developing an exciting, interactive platform to host a diverse programme of sessions online this September 2020, followed by a dynamic, in-person event planned for April 2021. Healthcare professionals from across the globe with a passion for improving communication will be showcasing current healthcare communication innovations in research, teaching, policy and practice.  With [...]

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 International Conference

CANCELLED (previously 14-16 September 2020, Oxford, UK) Given circumstances dictated by the current pandemic, we are regrettably no longer able to host Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 in Oxford and have made the very difficult decision to cancel the face to face event. The good news is there will be something and [...]

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