Travellers to the Pacific need to be warned about the risk of dengue fever and protect themselves against mosquito bites in light of a recent outbreak of the disease.
18 April 2018
TheÂ big news story for HIV in 2018 was the listing of pre-exposure propyhylaxis (PrEP) on the PBS from 1 April. This meansÂ PrEP will be subsidised on the PBS, that all GPs can prescribe it and community pharmacies can dispense the medication.
11 April 2018
Over the past two decades, biologicÂ agents have transformed the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) therapeutic landscape.
10 April 2018
TALKING WOMENClinical psychologistÂ Gillian NeedlemanÂ looks at the dirty secret of clean diets.
04 April 2018
HandÂ and wrist injuries are the most common work-related mishaps in Australia.1Â
03 April 2018
Endometriosis is more common than diabetes or breast cancer, but has no known cause or cure.Â About 176 million women worldwide, including adolescents, suffer from endometriosis, yet it is rare before menarche or after menopause.Â
28 March 2018
AroundÂ 3% of infants in Australia are born with a significant physical and/or intellectual disability that is, in many cases, associated with a shortened life span. However, for many of these conditions, it is now possible to identify a genetic cause.
28 March 2018
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.