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 [...]

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, [...]

31 07, 2020

Sunshine is especially important during this pandemic

2020-07-31T14:04:09+10:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Community, Drugs & Therapies, Hormone biology, Lifestyle|

The restrictions currently in place in Australia to protect against COVID-19 mean that most people will be spending more time indoors than usual. For many, this will mean less time in the sun. But getting [...]

29 05, 2020

Kidney disease and diabetes – what is the link?

2020-05-29T13:26:50+10:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Diabetes, Drugs & Therapies, Medications and therapies, Research Updates|

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 [...]

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