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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 [...]

5 09, 2022

Increased cases of subacute thyroiditis observed following COVID-19 infection

2022-09-05T16:10:55+10:00September 5th, 2022|Categories: Thyroid gland|

COVID-19 and subacute thyroiditis - What is thyroiditis? Thyroiditis is the term used to describe the condition experienced when the thyroid gland becomes inflamed. The thyroid gland is a critical organ which produces hormones that [...]

31 08, 2022

A game changer for obesity treatment – but at what cost for diabetes?

2022-08-29T07:23:04+10:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Diabetes, Drugs & Therapies|Tags: , , |

Australia is experiencing a shortage of Ozempic also known as semaglutide. This shortage is impacting many patients with type 2 diabetes who can’t get access to this extremely effective glucose-lowering drug. What is Ozempic? [...]

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 [...]

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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