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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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2020 HEALTH LITERACY SEMINAR 1 E-HEALTH LITERACY: WHAT, WHY, HOW?

Note: Given the current requirements to cease all in-person educational meetings at Westmead, the April Health Literacy Seminar will now be pre-recorded and hosted on the Health Literacy Hub website in mid-April. The face-to-face seminar has been cancelled. eHealth literacy has been defined as “the ability to seek, find, understand, [...]

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