Mary, a 64-year-old widow, presented for routine cervical screening and, as part of a âwell womanâ check, we discussed the risks and benefits of screening for osteoporosis.
17 December 2018
After menopause, many women experience a drop in their libido. This can be accompanied by orgasmic dysfunction, with or without pain, due to vulvovaginal atrophy.
12 December 2018
Skin disorders commonly require nutritional intervention as part of the â¨treatment plan. About 15% of the bodyâs protein is found in the skin, which regenerates about once a month.1,2
10 December 2018
Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality according to the WHO.
07 December 2018
Low back pain is a significant global issue for both patients and the health system.
03 December 2018
Mental health problems are common among women during the perinatal period; defined as the time from conception until 12 months old. In Australia, antenatal depression affects up to one in 10 women1 and postnatal depression affects one in six.2
28 November 2018
Australia has made improving mental health a national priority for several years now. Groups like Beyondblue have led the way in improving mental health literacy with regard to common adult disorders like depression and anxiety. But what about children?
27 November 2018
Multiple preparations are available on the Australian market for men requiring testosterone replacement therapy. Changes to the PBS in 2015 required that decisions to commence testosterone be made in conjunction with a specialist.
21 November 2018
Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and is responsible for about 59,000 human deaths worldwide per year.1
13 November 2018
Increasing awareness of the role of genetics in breast and ovarian cancer, and a number of new and widely publicised MBS items providing rebated testing related to BRCA genes, have resulted in a rise in enquiries to GPs from patients about these tests.