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8 08, 2019

Delayed sleep: implications and practical interventions

2019-08-08T13:57:47+10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle|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...

19 07, 2019

Why does my blood glucose level rise in the morning?

2019-07-19T17:08:42+10:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

A high blood glucose (sugar) level first thing in the morning can be very confusing. Especially if you have been taking your diabetes medication and following your dietary plan. Here we explain some of the [...]

1 07, 2019

Neurosurgeon becomes Ironman to raise awareness about pituitary conditions

2019-07-01T16:51:29+10:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Dr Yi Yuen (Ian) Wang has helped patients with pituitary conditions for more than 15 years. As a neurosurgeon, he has witnessed the fatigue, illness, pain and stress these conditions can cause and recognises the [...]

14 06, 2019

Men’s Health Week: See your GP as part of a regular maintenance schedule

2019-07-01T16:48:36+10:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Men are getting pretty good at looking after their own health. Over the last 10-20 years in Australia, male life expectancy has [...]

3 04, 2019

Preventing blindness in people with diabetes

2019-05-27T12:37:16+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Endocrine Diseases|Tags: , , , , , |

Most people with diabetes understand how important it is to manage their blood glucose levels. This is because poor control of glucose levels can lead to a number of serious problems. These problems can be [...]

3 04, 2019

When to worry about irregular periods

2019-05-24T11:32:30+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|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 [...]

3 04, 2019

Viagra comes of age in Australia

2019-05-24T11:32:40+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies|Tags: , , , , |

It has been 21 years since Viagra® burst onto the Australian market as the first oral medication to treat erectile dysfunction. What quickly became a multi-billion-dollar industry all began with an accidental discovery during a [...]