Picture Quiz 10 July 2015 Professor Dedee Murrell

A day at the beach

A three-year-old Caucasian girl, accompanied by her parents, presents with an erythematous linear eruption on the left cheek with associated ipsilateral hemi-facial oedema. Take the quiz:
Picture Quiz 13 May 2015 Associate Professor Amanda McBride

Quiz: Thin on top

A 44-year-old woman presents extremely distressed, convinced she is going bald. Take the quiz below, see how you fare against your peers and share your results via social media.
Therapy Update 16 April 2015 Professor Nick Zwar

Measles on the move

A measles outbreak in Disneyland in the US has focused health authorities’ attention on the role of international travel in disease dissemination 
Therapy Update 03 February 2015 Associate Professor Sheryl Van Nunen

Tick anaphylaxis and allergies

With tick-related conditions on the rise, knowledge of prevention and treatment strategies is vital.
Therapy Update 23 January 2015 Associate Professor Scott Weinstein, Associate Professor Julian White

Treating spider bites

Treating actual or suspected spider bites requires careful evaluation, history-taking and management.
Examining the Evidence 08 July 2014 Dr Michael Tam

The evidence for Echinacea

I recently saw Abby, a seven-year-old girl with a cold who had been brought in by her mother. Mum mentioned that she used echinacea products, and asked whether Abby would also benefit from them. Clinical question
Therapy Update 26 June 2014 Professor Dedee Murrell

Pemphigus

The latest on diagnosing and managing pemphigus, a rare autoimmune bullous disease that results in the formation of intraepidermal blisters. 
Case Report 06 May 2014 Dr Michael Tam, Dr Joel Rhee

Could it be rheumatoid arthritis?

James, a fit 70-year-old man, recently saw a GP registrar for a general checkup. James had symptoms of arthritis in his hands. The registrar assumed this was osteoarthritis but ordered a rheumatoid factor test along with other pathology tests.
Therapy Update 23 April 2014 Professor Dedee Murrell

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is considered the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease worldwide, and recent reports show an increase in the prevalence of this condition.
Case Report 20 August 2013 Dr Ali Aminazad and Professor Frank Thien