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Traveller’s Diarrhoea with Dr Bernard Hudson

November 09, 2018

This article discusses the latest evidence on the incidence and prevalence of Traveller’s Diarrhoea, and how it is best prevented, assessed and treated.
Written by Dr Bernard Hudson, MBBS (Hons) DTPH FACTM FAFPHM FRACP FRCPA
Dr Bernard Hudson is a Senior Staff Specialist with the Department of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases at …

Omega-3 Marine Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Post-myocardial Infarction with A/Prof David Colquhoun

November 01, 2018

This article discusses the diagnosis and management of infantile colic.
Written by A/Prof David Colquhoun, MBBS FRACP FCSANZ
Associate Professor David Colquhoun is a cardiologist in clinical practice and is actively involved in research. He is the President of the Queensland branch of the National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHFA); a member …

Infantile Colic with Dr Rupert Hinds

October 25, 2018

This article discusses the diagnosis and management of infantile colic.
Written by Dr Rupert Hinds, MBBS
Dr Rupert Hinds commenced working as Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Monash Medical Centre in March 2009. Prior to this he had worked in the UK as a consultant at King’s College Hospital and St Thomas’s Hospital in …

Gastro-oesophageal Reflux in Infants with Dr Rupert Hinds

This article discusses the General Practice management of gastro-oesophageal reflux in infants.
Written by Dr Rupert Hinds, MBBS
Dr Rupert Hinds commenced working as Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Monash Medical Centre in March 2009. Prior to this he had worked in the UK as a consultant at King’s College Hospital and St Thomas’s …

Hyperhidrosis: Not Just A Cosmetic Problem

August 08, 2018

This article provides an overview of the clinical approach, investigation and management of hyperhidrosis.
Written by Dr Robert Rosen MBBS MMed FACD, Dr Thomas Stewart BBioMedSc MBBS FRACGP, Cassandra Du Marchand (Undergraduate, School of Nursing, University of Sydney)
Dr Rosen is a dermatologist and Managing Director at Southern Suburbs Dermatology. He is …

COPD Updates: Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee Recommendations about Inhaled Medications

August 01, 2018

This article discusses the updated recommendations for use of inhaled medications in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, effective 1 August 2018.
Written by Dr Philip Lee BScMed MBBS (Hons) UNSW FRACP
Dr Philip Lee is a consultant in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at St George Hospital. He has received local and …

Violent Video Games and Their Impact

July 04, 2018

This article outlines the research findings about the impact of playing violent video games and advises on healthy video game use.
Written by Dr Wayne Warburton BPsych Hons(1) (Macq), PhD (Macq), MAPS (Aus), MAPS (US), FISRA
Dr Wayne Warburton is a Senior Lecturer in developmental psychology at Macquarie University and is also …

Mammographic Breast Density: A New Era for Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention

June 19, 2018

This article discusses how high mammographic breast density lowers the sensitivity of breast cancer screening and increases breast cancer risk.
Written by Dr Stephen Birrell BMBS PhD FRACS
Dr Stephen Birrell is founder and chief medical officer of Wellend Health, an Adelaide women’s health clinic and research centre. In addition, Stephen is …

Evidence-based Refinement of the Diagnosis and Management in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This article discusses the recent refinements to the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Written by Dr Philip Lee BScMed MBBS (Hons) UNSW FRACP
Dr Philip Lee is a consultant in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at St George Hospital. He has received local and international awards for his research work …

Myths and Misconceptions Regarding Menopause and Menopausal Hormonal Therapy

May 23, 2018

This article discusses the outcome of research concerning menopause and menopausal hormonal therapy.
Written by A/Prof Amanda Vincent MBBS, BMed Sci, PhD, FRACP
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Amanda Vincent is a clinician researcher working as a Consultant endocrinologist at Monash Health, Melbourne working in the Menopause clinic (including the Early Menopause clinic), …

The Role of Low Dose Aspirin in the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

April 03, 2018

This article discusses the evidence for and role of aspirin in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events following the clinical manifestation of atherosclerotic disease.
Written by Prof Christopher Reid MSc PhD FESC and Dr Adeleh Shirangi MPH PhD
Prof Christopher Reid is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with a PhD in Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. …

Modern Radiation Therapy and Hormone Therapy for Localised Prostate Cancer

March 14, 2018

This article discusses the importance of referral of patients with prostate cancer for consideration of radiation therapy if active treatment is considered.
Written by A/Prof Sandra Turner MBBS FRANZCR and Dr Lucinda Morris BA MBBS FRANZCR
A/Prof Turner is a radiation oncologist in Sydney with over 20 years experience in the treatment …

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