Case Report 28 August 2018 Dr Chandrani Jayasekara

Hepatitis E after a trip to the homeland

Nirav is a 37-year-old man of South-Asian descent. He moved to Australia with his wife 10 years ago and works in a plastics factory. He presents as a new patient, complaining of a high fever and body aches for the past four days.
Therapy Update 16 August 2018 Dr Tim Aung, Dr Paul Clark

From chronic to cured of hep C

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection remains a major public health challenge around the world, including Australasia.
How to Treat 05 July 2018 Dr Yusriya Al Rawahi, Dr Nitin Gupta
Case Report 04 June 2018 Dr Edna Sun

Gluten for punishment

Toni, a 53-year old office worker, is recalled to discuss a recent elevated cholesterol result. She is generally well and takes no medications.
Therapy Update 22 May 2018 Dr Graeme Rich

A new surgical approach for weight loss

The proportion of Australians characterised as overweight (BMI greater than 25kg/m2) or obese (BMI greater than 30kg/m2) has tripled since 1980, and 63.4% of Australian adults now fall into one of these categories.1
Case Report 07 May 2018 Dr Daniel Xu

What's causing this patient's back pain and rectal bleeding?

Matthew is a 19-year-old apprentice plumber who presents complaining of low back pain and rectal bleeding. He reports a 2-3 month history of low back pain that he has been self-managing with rest and paracetamol when needed.
Case Report 16 April 2018 Dr Daniel Xu

A patient with asthma develops reflux

Norma is a 64-year-old accountant. She attends with a classical infective exacerbation of asthma with wheeze, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath on exertion.
Therapy Update 11 April 2018 Dr Georgina Cunningham, Dr Nik Ding, Dr Ray Boyapati

How biologic agents revolutionised IBD management

Over the past two decades, biologic agents have transformed the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) therapeutic landscape.
How to Treat 26 March 2018 Dr Diana Lewis, Dr Stephen Bloom, Associate Professor Amanda Nicoll, Dr William Kemp, Associate Professor John Lubel
How to Treat 14 February 2018 Professor Gregory Falk, Sophia Little