Screloderma can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract, leading to malnutrition. Here are some tips.Scleroderma is a chronic tissue disease that causes skin and connective tissues to thicken or harden. Itâs generally classified as an autoimmune, rheumatic disease.
22 March 2018
InÂ Australia, 50% of people with glaucoma are not aware that they have it, which is a sobering statistic. Glaucoma affects 3% of the Australian population; however, the prevalence increases exponentially with age, rising to 11% for those over 80.1
21 March 2018
Daniela is a 42-year-old married woman who presents with a history of chronic pain related to being struck by a tram 25 years ago. She has been experiencing chronic daily occipital neuralgia, recurring vestibular neuritis and migraines.
15 March 2018
Rosa, a 56-year-old woman, presents with a problem of recurrent UTIs over the past year.Â She reported that she had noticed a past propensity to develop UTIs after sex with her husband,Â particularly since menopause at the age of 52.Â
13 March 2018
TheÂ World Malaria Report released on 29 November last year suggests progress in reducing the global burden of death and disease from the disease has slowed.1Â
09 March 2018
ImmunotherapiesÂ are pervading many corners of medicine and there will be many more to come. These biologics typically have unpronounceable names, unintelligible modes of action, cost a lot of money and lead many to espouse the miracles they can achieve.
02 March 2018
ItÂ would seem rare in medicine to be able to summarise the future prospects of two separate classes of active surgical therapies with a simple yes or no.Â
21 February 2018
OneÂ Australian is diagnosed with cancer every four minutes.1 Cancer and its treatment can significantly compromise physical and mental health, and wellbeing.
21 February 2018
HumansÂ value outward appearance highly, but tanning for the purposes of fashion is a relatively new practice. Historically, aesthetes tended to favour paler skin until the post-industrial era.
15 February 2018
ZikaÂ virus was first identified 70 years ago but largely flew under the medical radar because the symptoms were generally mild and self-limiting. Then in 2015, an outbreak in Brazil appeared to be accompanied by a spike in GuillainâBarrÃ© syndrome.