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 [...]
For the 1 in 10 Australian women with endometriosis , 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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...
Approaching the end of my reproductive years, I like to think menopause will simply mean the end of my periods and [...]