Research Updates

20 02, 2024

Music is the best medicine – for these diabetic mice

2024-02-20T17:17:35+10:00February 20th, 2024|Categories: Diabetes, Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Research Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Usually, talking to your internal organs doesn’t make them do what you want, even if you ask nicely. Traditionally, musical mice make things more saccharine, not less. Like a record, scientists have spun these [...]

29 01, 2024

2023 Endocrine Society of Australia Award Winners

2024-01-29T15:05:47+10:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: Community, Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Men’s health, Research Updates, Trans health, Women’s health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  The Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award winner Lachlan Angus 2023 endocrinology award winner Lachlan Angus The Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award recognises the best presentation given to the Endocrine Society’s Annual [...]

19 01, 2024

What’s hot in diabetes? Dr Shane Hamblin’s presentation to the ESA/SRB ASM.

2024-01-19T09:41:48+10:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Diabetes, Medications and therapies, Research Updates|

Dr Shane Hamblin, Head of Endocrinology & Diabetes, Western Health, Endocrinologist at The Alfred and PhD student in School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. President Elect of the Endocrine [...]

22 11, 2023

An overview of current and future medications for obesity

2023-11-22T23:11:08+10:00November 22nd, 2023|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Hormone biology, Lifestyle, Medications and therapies, Research Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity is a chronic health condition affecting nearly a third of Australians. As a risk factor for illness and death it’s second only to smoking. Holding excess weight has been linked to 30 diseases [...]

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 [...]

9 08, 2022

2021 Endocrine Society of Australia Award Winners

2022-08-09T15:57:43+10:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Hormone biology, Men’s health, Reproductive health, Research Updates|Tags: |

2021 Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award Dr Sarah Catford was awarded the Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society of Australia held in November 2021. This award recognises [...]

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