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4 11, 2022

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Should we be avoiding plastic?

2022-11-04T08:03:52+10:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Community, Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle|

What are endocrine disrupting chemicals? Chemicals are substances that is made up of matter or particles. They can be solid, liquid or gas, found naturally or be human made. Most things in our everyday [...]

11 03, 2021

I have a medical condition. When do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

2021-05-10T11:41:06+10:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Community, Diabetes, Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies|

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations has officially started in Australia. The Australian government has developed a plan to have as many Australians as possible vaccinated by the end of 2021. The rollout plan outlines four [...]

18 08, 2020

Research shedding light on rare ovarian cancers

2020-08-18T15:31:06+10:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Community, Endocrine Diseases, Research Updates, Women’s health|

Dr Simon Chu from Hudson Institute has been researching cancer cells for some time. What started as a PhD focused on tumour cell biology, has evolved into a large research program dedicated to increasing knowledge, [...]

31 07, 2020

Sunshine is especially important during this pandemic

2020-07-31T14:04:09+10:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Community, Drugs & Therapies, Hormone biology, Lifestyle|

The restrictions currently in place in Australia to protect against COVID-19 mean that most people will be spending more time indoors than usual. For many, this will mean less time in the sun. But getting [...]

30 08, 2019

Young Investigator recognised for research investigating muscle loss with cancer

2019-10-01T16:17:32+10:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Community, Endocrine Diseases, Hormone biology, Research Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Last week in Sydney, Australia’s leading hormones experts came together for the Endocrine Society of Australia’s (ESA’s) annual scientific meeting. During this three-and-a-half-day event, endocrinologists and researchers shared their knowledge and work investigating hormones, the [...]

1 07, 2019

Neurosurgeon becomes Ironman to raise awareness about pituitary conditions

2019-10-01T16:10:44+10:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle, Pituitary gland|Tags: , , , , |

Dr Yi Yuen (Ian) Wang has helped patients with pituitary conditions for more than 15 years. As a neurosurgeon, he has witnessed the fatigue, illness, pain and stress these conditions can cause and recognises the [...]

14 06, 2019

Men’s Health Week: See your GP as part of a regular maintenance schedule

2019-10-01T16:10:03+10:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle, Men’s health|Tags: , , , |

Men are getting pretty good at looking after their own health. Over the last 10-20 years in Australia, male life expectancy has [...]

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