NEWS

Blood test for endometriosis
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A new blood test that can detect up to 90% of cases of endometriosis has been developed by scientists at the University of Oxford. At present, the most reliable way … Read More

Pelvic Pain Education Sessions 2019
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Flex Rehabilitation Clinic is offering Pelvic Pain Educational Seminars for people with pelvic pain. The physiotherapy team at Flex Rehabilitation Clinic invite you to attend a Pelvic Pain Educational Seminar … Read More

Sonya Feldhoff and Dr Tonia Mezzini on ABC Radio Adelaide in 2019
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We had so much fun taking about sexual health on ABC Radio Adelaide last year…. We are are delighted to be doing it again this year! Some of the topics … Read More

PCOS: New 2018 Guidelines Released
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The first ever internationally endorsed and evidenced-based guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis and management of PCOS have just been published. How exciting!   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) A number of … Read More

Dr Tonia joins the team at Adelaide Oncology and Haematology
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Dr Mezzini is pleased to announce that she will be joining the team at Adelaide Oncology & Haematology from September 25th, supporting people with gynaecological and sexual concerns during and … Read More

Researchers Prove That There Is No Such Thing As A ‘Normal’ Vagina!
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Who would have thought that we would need a group of researchers to tell us that there is no such thing as a ‘normal’ vagina!? Well, apparently some people do… … Read More

Dr Tonia goes back to school
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Yep, I’m going back to school…good medicine demands a commitment to ongoing education. Curiosity about how we can best help our patients and be better doctors motivates us to learn … Read More

Dr Tonia Speaking Events
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Dr Tonia Mezzini is regarded as expert on a range of sexual health and women’s health topics and is often invited to speak at medical conferences and training events. She … Read More

Antibiotics and the Oral Contraceptive Pill: Myth Busted!
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Researchers in the US have busted the myth – once and for all – that the reliabilty of the oral contraceptive pill is decreased by taking antibiotic tablets at the … Read More

Endometriosis Changes Your Brain
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Endometriosis Endometriosis affects 176 million women and yet we still have a great deal to learn. We know that women with endometriosis are more likely to suffer from anxiety and … Read More

Understanding the new Cervical Screening Test (CST)
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You may be aware that the Pap test has been replaced with a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) test, or Cervical Screening Test. HPV testing is a more sensitive and specific … Read More

Olive & Bee: The Best Ever Lubricant and Vaginal Moisturizer
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This fabulous, natural, organic, chemical, preservative, flavor, colour, additive free intimate cream vaginal moisturizer is now available in an increased number of pharmacies around Adelaide.   Olive & Bee is particularly … Read More

Update On How IUDs Can Help Prevent Cervical Cancer
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Preventing Cervical Cancer With IUDs Doctors have long been encouraging women to consider an IUD for contraception, to reduce heavy periods and provide a low dose hormonal option for menopausal … Read More

Important Information About The New Emergency Contraceptive Pill
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Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) Ulipristal acetate or EllaOne is a new ‘emergency contraceptive pill’ (ECP). It is now available without a prescription. This is a good thing!  You will need … Read More

Mammographic breast density is the breast cancer screening standard women should demand
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High mammographic breast density is a risk factor for breast cancer  At Wellend Health, we have been advocating for understanding about the links between high mammographic breast density and the … Read More

Explain Pelvic Pain Seminars
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Men and women with chronic pelvic pain are invited to attend one of the upcoming Explain Pelvic Pain Seminars held at Flex Rehabilitation Clinic in Kensington. The seminars are facilitated … Read More

Adelaide Pelvic Pain Network
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The Adelaide Pelvic Pain Network (APPN) is a group of independent, like-minded health professionals committed to helping people of all ages with pelvic pain. The APPN was established in 2016 … Read More