Matt,Â a 35-year-old lawyer, mentioned in passing that when he had a migraine, he took a couple of tablets of paracetamol with a double-shot espresso. Caffeine is also available in combination over-the-counter analgesics. What is the evidence?
06 August 2014
Low-level laser therapy can achieve good pain relief in a range of conditions. Chronic pain is a common and debilitating condition, costing Australia $34 billion in 2007 and $634 billion annually in the US.1
30 August 2013
Many primary care physicians are unfamiliar with neurophysiological tests, and their utility in the diagnosis of focal nerve compressions and various neurological conditions.
11 April 2013
Knowing when to suspect autism spectrum disorder is the key to early diagnosis and intervention. Xavier is brought in by his mother for his 18-month vaccination.
14 March 2013
More commonly known for its cosmetic uses, botulinum toxin also has several valuable therapeutic indications. It has been many decades since botulinum toxin was first used in the 1970s for strabismus.
14 November 2012
Younger onset dementia is pragmatically defined by the onset of symptoms before the age of 65. Based on anecdotal reports, there appears to have been a recent increase in the number of younger people diagnosed with the condition.
18 September 2012
When cognitive change begins to appear in a family member, the GP is often the first port of call. GPs play a key role in the care of people with dementia.