Psoriasis occurs in many forms, but by far the most common type of psoriasis is the chronic plaque type (up to 90% of presentations), also known as psoriasis vulgaris or chronic plaque psoriasis. It is prevalent in up to 2-3% of the adult population.
27 March 2017
Diabetes approximately doubles the risk for a range of cardiovascular diseases independently of traditional risk factors.
23 March 2017
There is a largely under-appreciated AF (inclusive non-valvular AF) prevalence in Australia. It is estimated that 5.35% of the adult population aged ≥ 55 years are affected by AF.
24 August 2016
Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) is one of the most common chronic respiratory conditions in Australia, with an estimated 3.2 million sufferers (AIHW 2010). Approximately 2 million Australians suffer from asthma, and an estimated 700,000 patients have both asthma and AR (AIHW 2010).
20 April 2016
More than 1 in 20 Australians aged 55 and over have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The progressive illness can interrupt daily activity, sleep patterns and the ability to exercise if not managed appropriately, and is a leading cause of death in Australia.
29 February 2016
Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disorder. It is most common in infants where it occurs in around 1 in 5 children under 2 years of age and usually improves with age.1