Jan is a 48-year-old teacherâs 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.
18 August 2017
Please note, these MCQs are not linked to GP's CPD points. For the CPD-accredited quiz, please read the How to Treat article.
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
28 April 2017
A woman presents with a two-year history of brown scaled patches on her head, chest and back. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
21 March 2017
Hazel is 50 years old and emigrated from the Philippines when she was 25. She works as a waitress, is married, and she and her husband have one child.