Three generations of women sit on a couch.

An international study has revealed the age at which women experience major reproductive events, such as their first period or giving birth, has changed significantly over time.

6 March 2019

Changing diet and lifestyle during pregnancy is too little and too late to reduce the risk of major complications, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

17 April 2018
A road sign reads 'Menopause ahead'

Being underweight or overweight could affect the age at which women experience menopause, a University of Queensland study has found.

9 March 2018
Professor Sunil Lakhani and Professor Gita Mishra

Two University of Queensland researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

20 October 2017
Women remain vulnerable to chronic disease

Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information.

21 March 2017

The age at which girls start menstruating could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 March 2017

A large international study has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause.

26 January 2017
Associate Professor Benjamin Hogan received $1,228,364

University of Queensland health and medical research projects aimed at improving the nation’s healthcare will benefit from a national allocation of more than $483 million announced today.

3 December 2016

The University of Queensland has secured $13.95 million over five years from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to help tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges.

27 October 2016
Mothers taking part in the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health will provide fresh insights into their children’s health and development.

Research linking two decades of data on Australian women with outcomes for their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and development.

22 August 2016

Researcher has shown that hysterectomy doubles the odds of a woman enduring persistent hot flushes and night sweats, even if they retain their ovaries.

2 August 2016
Women are warned a healthy weight before pregnancy is important to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

Women are being encouraged to ensure their body mass index (BMI) is within a healthy range before pregnancy to ensure the best outcomes for their babies.

28 July 2016

Up to one-third of young Australian women experience episodes of binge or overeating, with socially disadvantaged women at greater than average risk.

28 June 2016

Australian women having their first child as teenagers are at increased risk of experiencing domestic violence, according to new data presented at the United Nations headquarters today.

22 March 2016
Eating two or more pieces of fruit a day can help women fight off depression

Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research shows.

16 December 2014

Young Australian women are fatter, fitter and more frazzled today than they were nearly 20 years ago, according to Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health researchers.

1 October 2014
Less than two per cent of Australian women are eating the recommended five servings of vegetables a day

Less than two per cent of Australian women are eating the recommended five servings of vegetables a day, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

26 May 2014

Middle-aged women who have depression are almost twice as likely to have a stroke as women the same age who are not depressed, according to new research from The University of Queensland.

17 May 2013

Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found.

9 January 2013

Women in Australia are exercising less and most are not eating nearly enough vegetables, researchers have found.

26 September 2012