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.
09 October 2015
The past decade has seen rapid advances in drug therapies for MS, each with their own side-effect profile.
18 September 2015
Despite B vitamins playing an important role in cognitive function, can they prevent cognitive decline or dementia?
21 August 2015
Manuel, aged 67, has Parkinsonâs disease. His dysphagia has recently worsened. Take the quiz:
18 June 2015
With no cure and only symptomatic treatment available, addressing dementia risk factors is all-important.
03 March 2015
Peter is a 44-year-old, HIV-positive male who presented to the ED with worsening psychosis. In 2012, aged 42, Peter experienced an initial psychotic episode and required hospital admission.
28 November 2014
While participating in sport and physical activity has undoubted health benefits, sports-related injuries can pose significant clinical problems. One area of growing concern among sports participants, administrators and doctors is sports-related concussion.
02 September 2014
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