Endocrine Diseases

29 10, 2020

6 Self-care Tips for Endometriosis

2020-10-29T10:41:40+10:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Medications and therapies, Reproductive health, Uncategorized, Women’s health|

For the 1 in 10 Australian women with endometriosis [1], the experience of pain is pretty common.  While medication can be used to reduce pain, it often doesn't provide enough pain relief, or it has [...]

30 09, 2020

Prostate cancer research seeks to identify aggressive cancers early

2020-10-29T10:08:19+10:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Men’s health, Research Updates|

Each year in Australia, doctors will tell around 16,700 men that they have prostate cancer. This is equal to one diagnosis every 25 minutes. For some men, this will lead to regular visits to the [...]

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, [...]

23 04, 2020

COVID-19 Advice for people with diabetes

2020-09-19T14:36:57+10:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies|

People with diabetes have been recognised as a “high-risk” group during the COVID-19 pandemic. This risk is not related to an increased chance of becoming infected with COVID-19 compared to those without diabetes. Rather, it [...]

7 04, 2020

COVID-19: Treatment advice for people with adrenal insufficiency

2020-09-19T14:36:36+10:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Adrenal gland, Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies, Pituitary gland|

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, every Australian has been asked to take extra care to avoid becoming ill or unknowingly spread the virus to others. This is especially important to avoid people at high-risk of [...]

13 09, 2019

Sleep disturbances in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2019-10-01T16:23:13+10:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Reproductive health, Research Updates, Women’s health|Tags: , , , |

By A/Prof Lisa Moran and Dr Lin Mo         Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting up to 13% of reproductive-aged women. It is diagnosed based on ovulatory problems, hormonal imbalances [...]

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 [...]

3 04, 2019

Preventing blindness in people with diabetes

2019-10-01T16:05:33+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

Most people with diabetes understand how important it is to manage their blood glucose levels. This is because poor control of glucose levels can lead to a number of serious problems. These problems can be [...]

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