This study will investigate links between reproductive factors and body size of premenopausal women with their risk of major chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and asthma.

It builds on two decades of survey data from Australia’s flagship study of women’s health with a new biomedical assessment. Findings will guide the use of indicators of women’s reproductive health as a trigger for early and targeted approaches for chronic disease prevention.

Funding body

National Health and Medical Research Council

Scheme name

Project Grant

Years funded

2017 – 2020

Lead institution

University of Queensland

Research area

Public health