Drugs & Therapies

Learn about drugs related to the endocrine system and how they may affect your body.

5 09, 2019

Does hormone therapy really increase breast cancer risk?

2019-09-06T15:16:13+10:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Research Updates|Tags: , , , |

For women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT), it is hard not to worry after new reports of a link found between hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer. So is this true? And what does this [...]

8 08, 2019

Delayed sleep: implications and practical interventions

2019-08-21T18:13:51+10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Going to bed each night, and especially the time at which we do so, is much more biologically determined than we realise, and is not always a simple matter of conscious choice...

3 04, 2019

Viagra comes of age in Australia

2019-08-21T18:15:35+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

It has been 21 years since Viagra® burst onto the Australian market as the first oral medication to treat erectile dysfunction. What quickly became a multi-billion-dollar industry all began with an accidental discovery during a [...]