Medications and therapies

29 05, 2020

Kidney disease and diabetes – what is the link?

2020-05-29T13:26:50+10:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Diabetes, Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Research Updates|

Last year, kidney disease killed 4.5 million people around the world. By 2030, it is estimated that 14.5 million people will have end-stage kidney disease1. This means they will need a kidney transplant or depend on [...]

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 [...]

5 09, 2019

Does hormone therapy really increase breast cancer risk?

2019-10-01T16:19:20+10:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Medications and therapies, Menopause, 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

2019-10-01T16:16:38+10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle, Medications and therapies|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...

27 05, 2019

What to expect as menopause approaches

2019-10-01T16:09:22+10:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Menopause, Reproductive health, Women’s health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Approaching the end of my reproductive years, I like to think menopause will simply mean the end of my periods and [...]

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