Chronic orchialgia is defined as intermittent or constant testicular pain over three months or more that significantly interferes with a patientâs daily activities.
03 October 2018
The cruise industry is booming worldwide, but nowhere more so than in Australia.
01 October 2018
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine condition that can profoundly impact a woman's life. The condition affects up to 13% of non-Indigenous women, and around 21% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, of reproductive age.
25 September 2018
Significant advances in cardiovascular disease management have been made in the past two decades due to an ever-increasing number of drugs that affect the human blood coagulation system.
21 September 2018
The overall rate of primary caesarean section in Australia in 2016 was 24%. This proportion has been slowly but steadily increasing over the past 20 years.1
19 September 2018
Sharon, a 41-year-old married woman, came to see me concerned about her risk of developing Alzheimerâs disease (AD). Her mother had AD and lived in high-level care. Sharon asked if she should be taking any supplements to prevent dementia.
15 September 2018
Evie is a six-year-old girl who attends the surgery with her mother, Josephine. The family has been living in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, next to a freeway, for about six months.
11 September 2018
Behcet's disease is characterised by systemic vasculitis affecting both veins and arteries of various sizes. It is a multigenetic inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology.
06 September 2018
Elder abuse is any act that causes harm to an older person. Women are at greater risk of elder abuse than men. Data from elder abuse helplines in Australia indicate that about 70% of elder abuse victims are women.