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
Therapy Update 11 April 2013 Professor Nick Zwar

Avoiding the flu

Often overlooked, the humble flu shot is a wise precaution for many travellers.
Therapy Update 14 March 2013 Dr Sam Mehr, Dr Raymond Mullins and Sandra Vale

Management of allergic rhinitis

Early intervention with immunotherapy may alter the natural history of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is a common condition of childhood and young adult life.
Therapy Update 23 October 2012 Geraldine Dunne

Digesting the danger

With food allergies among Australian children on the rise, teaching caregivers to recognise and treat an allergic reaction can be a life-saver.
Therapy Update 04 September 2012 Dr Nicholas Leith, Dr Justin Kong, Dr Martin Forer

Warning over sinuses

Sinusitis, or rhinosinusitis (the preferred term), is a common condition encountered in general practice.
Therapy Update 22 August 2012 Lisa Yates

Five diet tips for introducing solids

1. When to introduce solids
Therapy Update 12 June 2012 Lisa Yates

The rise of food allergies

What is a food allergy? A FOOD allergy occurs when the immune system reacts to an allergen (a protein) in a food such as peanut, tree nut, egg, cow’s milk and/or seafood.
Therapy Update 11 April 2012 Professor Dedee Murrell

Bullous pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid is the most common autoimmune blistering disease, appearing as large, tense blisters in the skin. The condition mainly affects people over the age of 70 but can also occur, rarely, in infancy and childhood.