Picture Quiz 02 March 2016 Dr Shiree Perano

Quiz: Investigating febrile seizures

Ben is 18-months-old. He develops a sudden high temperature of >39°C, with convulsions. His mother is terrified, and calls for an ambulance. Take the quiz:
Case Report 02 February 2016 Dr Daniel Chan

Case Study: Pinpointing a diagnosis for a patient with parkinsonism

Sam is a 90-year-old man who complains of a six-month history of slowing gait. He also has a history of hypertension, renal impairment and recent-onset memory loss.
Therapy Update 03 December 2015 Dr Daniel Chan

Therapeutic options for Parkinson’s

Following on from our previous article, which discussed the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, Dr Chan outlines management options for this progressive disease.
Therapy Update 26 November 2015 Dr Daniel Chan

Differentiating Parkinson’s

Parkinson's disease is a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder that increases in prevalence markedly after the sixth decade. Approximately 1.5-2.5% of people over 65 have Parkinson's disease, rising further with increasing age.
Therapy Update 09 October 2015 Dr Ik Lin Tan

Update on multiple sclerosis therapies

The past decade has seen rapid advances in drug therapies for MS, each with their own side-effect profile.
Therapy Update 18 September 2015 Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos

Can B vitamins prevent cognitive decline or dementia?

Despite B vitamins playing an important role in cognitive function, can they prevent cognitive decline or dementia?
Picture Quiz 21 August 2015 Suzie Ferrie

Quiz: Difficult to swallow

Manuel, aged 67, has Parkinson’s disease. His dysphagia has recently worsened. Take the quiz:
Case Report 07 July 2015 Dr Carrie Hurelbrink and Dr Antonia Carroll
Therapy Update 18 June 2015 Dr Maree Farrow, Robyn Alexander and Kelly Bryden

Dementia dangers

With no cure and only symptomatic treatment available, addressing dementia risk factors is all-important.
Case Report 03 March 2015 Associate Professor Raymond Garrick

Living with HIV

Peter is a 44-year-old, HIV-positive male who presented to the ED with worsening psychosis. Psychiatric history In 2012, aged 42, Peter experienced an initial psychotic episode and required hospital admission.