Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection remains a major public health challenge around the world, including Australasia.
06 August 2018
Providing travel health advice involves risk assessment, taking into account "this traveller, this trip, at this time". A key part of this typically involves the provision of advice on priorities for pre-travel precautions, including choice of vaccines.
02 August 2018
DisturbancesÂ of the circadian rhythm are becoming more prevalent in our society.
26 July 2018
Young Australians are facing a growing epidemic of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Recent evidence published by Knee Research Australia reveals that ACL reconstruction rates in those aged under 25 have increased by 74% over the pastÂ 15 years.1Â
18 July 2018
Under the bright lights of a lab, a cluster of human cells inside a dish is exposed to a novel â and expensive â drug to test its efficacy.
17 July 2018
Con, a 35-year-old man with obesity, is worried about his fertility. A recent sperm analysis demonstrated oligospermia. He works as an executive for an advertising company and travels weekly.
11 July 2018
TALKING WOMENMuch can be done, saysÂ Dr Elizabeth Farrell, to assist women experiencing monthly symptoms.
10 July 2018
John, a 48-year-old father-of-one with a hectic schedule, had been struggling with weight gain for two years when I saw him.
10 July 2018
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions managed by hand surgeons. Up to 5% of the general population experiences carpal tunnel syndrome at some time.
26 June 2018
The retina is the tissue that lines the back of the eye, converting the visual image into a neural signal and performing the initial steps of visual processing. Damage to the retina through infection causes loss of vision that is often permanent.