Date: 16 October 2009
Organiser: Women's Health Concern
Location: The Royal Society of Medicine, London
Low eGFR: But is Kidney Function really Abnormal?
Dr Chris Farmer
Bio-identical Hormones and other Complementary Medicines: Science Fact or Science Fiction?
Professor Margaret Rees
The Gerald Swyer Memorial Lecture*: Heart Disease in Women
Professor Peter Collins
Teenagers and Sex: Is it Catching?
Dr Gillian Vanhegan
What are the Real Risks for Breast Cancer?
Professor Richard Farmer
Arthralgia and Arthritis: When is an Ache really a Disease?
Dr Mike Irani
Osteoporosis Therapies: Panaceas or Poisons?
Dr John Stevenson
*The late Dr Gerald Swyer was internationally recognised for his early work on the development of the contraceptive pill; the first endocrine and fertility clinics in London; and his pioneering research on hormone replacement therapy. He was Chairman of Women’s Health Concern from 1980-1993. The Dr Gerald Swyer Memorial Fund was set up in 1995 as a lasting tribute to him.