Endocrine Diseases

29 04, 2024

No more prolactinoma: A/Prof Sunita De Sousa’s talk to the ESA/SRB ASM

2024-04-29T16:11:54+10:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies, Pituitary gland, Research Updates|Tags: , , , , |

New guidelines for the treatment of prolactinoma have been released for the first time in almost 20 years, instigating a fierce debate about the best way to treat these challenging tumours. Know your prolactinoma [...]

20 09, 2023

New guidelines for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2023-09-20T17:08:19+10:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Medications and therapies, Reproductive health, Research Updates, Trans health, Women’s health|Tags: , , , , , , |

For women, nonbinary people, and trans men, PCOS symptoms can be distressing, confusing, and painful – and, unfortunately, so can the healthcare meant to treat it. PCOS is a difficult condition to diagnose and [...]

24 08, 2023

Testosterone replacement therapy for older men might be safer than we thought

2023-08-24T19:52:08+10:00August 24th, 2023|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Hormone biology, Medications and therapies, Men’s health, Research Updates|Tags: , , , , |

For years, people taking testosterone replacement therapy were advised that it could be bad for their hearts and lead to troubled tickers down the road. However, a new study has found that older men [...]

17 04, 2023

2022 Endocrine Society of Australia Award Winners

2024-01-12T13:11:31+10:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Community, Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Hormone biology, Medications and therapies, Men’s health, Research Updates, Trans health, Women’s health|

Gail Risbridger Junior Scientist Award Winner Ben Lawrence When he’s not cheering on the Newcastle Jets or hanging out with his black labrador Mabel, Ben Lawrence is in the lab and kicking goals with [...]

20 03, 2023

AVP-deficiency (AVP-D) – a new name for Diabetes Insipidus

2023-04-15T15:06:17+10:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Hormone biology, Pituitary gland, Research Updates|

In a world without microscopes, diseases were known by their observable symptoms. Unbeknownst to the Ancient Greek physicians who coined the term, the name ‘diabetes’ (meaning ‘a siphon passing water’) lumped together several conditions [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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