Missing a case of meningococcal disease is every doctorâs worst fear, says paediatrician and immunologist Associate Professor Peter Richmond, head of the Vaccine Trials Group at the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth.
05 November 2018
Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain characterised by an enduring predisposition to seizures and associated neurobiological, cognitive, psychological and social consequences.
01 November 2018
Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a rare but devastating disease. While effective vaccinations exist for most circulating serogroups of meningococcus, there is still no single vaccination which can prevent the majority of IMD.
29 October 2018
Sex education and health information for young women is often framed solely in terms of managing danger and risk.
18 October 2018
Cryptorchidism, or undescended testis, may be defined as the absence of a normally located testis in the scrotum.1
15 October 2018
Hemp seeds with low levels of psychoactive delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) were deemed safe and fit for sale as a food source from late 2017.
12 October 2018
Almost one in three deaths in Australia are due to cardiovascular disease, with coronary heart disease the major culprit.1 That said, weâve come a long way, with the past three decades seeing unprecedented advancements in the management of the condition.
10 October 2018
Taste occurs when taste receptor cells in taste buds on the tongue, soft palate and the oropharyngeal and gastrointestinal regions are stimulated and activated.
04 October 2018
Chronic orchialgia is defined as intermittent or constant testicular pain over three months or more that significantly interferes with a patientâs daily activities.