Women’s health

21 03, 2024

Why is there a shortage of oestrogen patches in Australia… again?

2024-03-21T13:17:50+10:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Menopause, Reproductive health, Trans health, Women’s health|Tags: , , , , , |

This article was written by A/Prof Ada Cheung and originally appeared in Pursuit News. Oestrogen skin patches deliver the hormone directly into the bloodstream. Picture: Alamy Since 2020 or so, there have [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

13 09, 2019

Sleep disturbances in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2021-08-23T08:47:55+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 [...]

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 [...]

3 04, 2019

When to worry about irregular periods

2021-08-23T08:48:45+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Hormone biology, Reproductive health, Women’s health|Tags: , , , , , , |

For many women, that ‘time of the month’ isn’t actually a monthly occurrence at all. In fact, about one third of women do not have regular periods. This can mean that the time between periods [...]

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