Case Report 06 February 2018 by Dr David Bossingham

Treating a recurring chest infection

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. 
Therapy Update 23 October 2017 by Professor Amanda Barnard

Preparing for the next thunderstorm asthma

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
Therapy Update 19 September 2017 by Dr Jim Newcombe

Rundown on meningococcal disease

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.
How to Treat 18 August 2017 by Dr Peter Ryan, Dr Justin Kong, Dr Martin Forer
Therapy Update 11 August 2017 by Associate Professor John Massie

9 things to know about vaccines and allergic reactions

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:
Picture Quiz 05 July 2017 by Professor Dedee Murrell

Quiz: A photosensitive rash

A 75-year-old woman presents with a three-month history of a photosensitive rash. Related Quiz: Facing up to a rash
How to Treat 12 May 2017 by Dr Nishant Valecha, Dr Diana Rubel
How to Treat 16 September 2016 by Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
How to Treat 09 September 2016 by Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
Picture Quiz 31 August 2016 by Dr Peter Hsu

Quiz: A freckly rash

A teenage girl presents with tan-coloured macules all over her body.