Published Articles

A GP guide to MBS items for BRCA genes

Medicare rebates are now available for testing DNA variants of BRCA and other genes. Here’s a round-up of how and when to access them.
13 November 2018

Maybe it's mitochondrial disease

Get reacquainted with mitochondria, the 'powerhouses' of the cell, and gain a greater understanding of what happens when they malfunction.
18 September 2018

How embryo screening can improve the odds of IVF success

For couples undergoing IVF treatment, pre-implantation genetic screening offers the chance to select embryos with a normal chromosomal profile
20 June 2018

Why it's important to encourage pre-conception screening

Technology now allows for pre-conception screening for life-threatening conditions. What can GPs do to encourage parents to undergo it?
28 March 2018

The prenatal testing revolution

Human reproduction is an extremely complex process and genetic mishaps are not uncommon.
09 November 2017

Advances in mitochondrial disease

Diagnostic developments over the past six years have improved the landscape for mitochondrial disease.
19 October 2017

Odd-shaped primary teeth

Susie, 14, has come to see you with her mother for assessment of her front teeth.
06 September 2017


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11 November 2016

An unwelcome diagnosis for a girl with frequent seizures

Increasing seizures and ‘shaking’ episodes are concerning for a teenage girl with global growth delay.
08 November 2016