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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 [...]

23 04, 2020

COVID-19 Advice for people with diabetes

2020-09-19T14:36:57+10:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies|

People with diabetes have been recognised as a “high-risk” group during the COVID-19 pandemic. This risk is not related to an increased chance of becoming infected with COVID-19 compared to those without diabetes. Rather, it [...]

7 04, 2020

COVID-19: Treatment advice for people with adrenal insufficiency

2020-09-19T14:36:36+10:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Adrenal gland, Drugs & Therapies, Endocrine Diseases, Medications and therapies, Pituitary gland|

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, every Australian has been asked to take extra care to avoid becoming ill or unknowingly spread the virus to others. This is especially important to avoid people at high-risk of [...]

28 01, 2020

Testosterone therapy for men: who can benefit?

2020-01-28T09:41:04+10:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle, Men’s health|

Testosterone is an important hormone for men’s health throughout life. Starting before birth, testosterone helps with the development of the male reproductive system, including the development of the penis and testes.  Testosterone levels then remain [...]

20 11, 2019

Can exercise reverse the effects of hormone therapy used to treat prostate cancer?

2019-11-21T17:11:20+10:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Drugs & Therapies, Lifestyle, Men’s health, Reproductive health|

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. One in seven men will be diagnosed by the age of 85 years. For many men who have active treatment for prostate cancer, hormone therapy [...]

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