Therapy Update 12 December 2017 Dr Briony Hill

Pregnancy weight gain - getting it right

Women of reproductive age are a high-risk population for the development of overweight and obesity, and childbearing has a significant influence on weight gain.1
Therapy Update 30 November 2017 Dr Peter McInnis, Dr Richard Baker

What to do when you can't find the source of a child's pain

Up to 20% of children who present to healthcare providers do not have an identifiable physical cause for their symptoms.1
Therapy Update 23 November 2017 Assoc. Prof. Lynne Pressley

Why women's hearts are in need of a little TLC

TALKING WOMENCardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death among Australian women, yet many patients mistakenly view it as a man’s disease.
Therapy Update 23 November 2017 Dr Rosemary Stanton

How 'good' gut bacteria is gaining ground

We’ve long known that the colorectal region of the gut is teeming with micro-organisms.  We’ve also known that ‘good’ bacteria in the colon multiply when the diet is high in dietary fibre and starches that have resisted digestion in the small intestine. 
Therapy Update 15 November 2017 Dr Sean Martin, Professor Gary Wittert

Urinary tract symptoms aren't always about ageing

UNDERSTANDING MENLower urinary tract symptoms in men are generally grouped as storage or voiding.Storage symptoms include:
Therapy Update 13 November 2017 Dr Anup Desai

Nocturnal hypoventilation

Sleep disorders are common and often unaddressed. One of the barriers to successful management is awareness of the conditions, both at a doctor and patient level.
Therapy Update 09 November 2017 Dr Terri Foran

The prenatal testing revolution

Human reproduction is an extremely complex process and genetic mishaps are not uncommon. Prior to fertilisation, 20-24% of all ova have an abnormal number of chromosomes, or aneuploidy.1, 2
sponsored 03 November 2017 Professor Rodney Sinclair

Rules of thumb to manage fungal infections

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Therapy Update 02 November 2017 Dr Simon Young

How to help patients deal with an unclear diagnosis

I recently discovered a new word — heuristic. It comes from an Ancient Greek word meaning ‘find’ or ‘discover’ and describes an approach to problem-solving that employs a practical method that might not be perfect but is good enough for the moment. 
Therapy Update 01 November 2017 Dr Bronwyn Devine

How do you tackle the topic of pregnancy and parenting with your LGBTI patients?

Raising children together is a desirable and fundamentally important goal for many couples. In addition, many single people, regardless of gender or sexual identity, are seeking to create a family through donor or surrogacy arrangements.