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Hormones

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Pituitary hormones initiatives

This page contains information on the relation between human pituitary hormone treatment and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) as well as Government's initiatives for the control and prevention of CJD.

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Thyroid gland and thyroid hormones - myDr.com.au

The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones - the main ones being T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine).

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Hormone replacement therapy - myDr.com.au

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not a quick fix to the challenge of menopause, but it can be a useful tool in the overall management of menopause.

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Climara | myVMC

Climara is a form of hormone replacement therapy used in menopause. It delivers a synthetic form of oestrogen, oestradiol, via a skin patch.

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Estrofem | myVMC

Femoston is a combination hormone replacement therapy containing dydrogesterone (progesterone) and oestradiol (oestrogen) used to treat menopausal symptoms.

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Iodine Facts | Nutrition Australia

Iodine is an essential trace element and an integral component of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones are required for normal growth and development of tissues and maturation of our bodies. Iodine deficiency is the most common preventable cause of mental retardation in the world; obtaining iodine through the food supply is therefore paramount.

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Zomacton 4 mg Powder for Injection - myDr.com.au

Zomacton 4 mg Powder for Injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Genotropin MiniQuick Powder for Injection - myDr.com.au

Genotropin MiniQuick Powder for Injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Pituitary tumour

Generally, pituitary tumours are benign (not cancerous) and slow growing, and pituitary cancers are rare. Benign tumours don’t spread to other parts of the body, so there is no chance of secondary tumours developing. Treatment may include surgery, radiation therapy and medication.

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Performance and image enhancing drugs - ADF - Alcohol & Drug Foundation

Performance & image enhancing drugs are taken by people with the intention of improving their physical appearance & to enhance their sporting performance.

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