Jan is a 48-year-old teacher’s assistant at the local state high school. She developed type 1 diabetes as a teenager and was recently found to have autoimmune hypothyroidism.
23 October 2017
After last spring's epidemic thunderstorm asthma event in Victoria, the worst ever recorded worldwide, the phenomenon is back in the news ahead of the first grass pollen season in south-eastern Australia.1
19 September 2017
Invasive meningococcal disease is increasing in Australia, with serogroup W now predominating.1 The introduction in Australia in 2003 of the meningococcal serogroup C (MenC) vaccine has been an unqualified success.
11 August 2017
Misplaced fears about allergic reactions to vaccines should not delay or deter immunisations, a new position paper states. After reviewing the evidence on vaccination and allergy, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has issued these nine items of advice:
05 July 2017
A 75-year-old woman presents with a three-month history of a photosensitive rash. Related Quiz: Facing up to a rash