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Opinion – Govts should weigh in

All governments now acknowledge the seriousness of the public health problem of obesity.

Coffee to fix your health?

Research on the effects of caffeine can appear contradictory, so what is the best advice for health?

When in doubt, cut it out

The Aoraki Principle of dermatoscopy.

The bane of bushwalkers

Tick awareness and tweezers may not always be sufficient to avoid illness.

Update – Chronic cough in children

This Update highlights the key points in the evaluation of chronic cough in children.

Hungry and angry: the perfect recipe for an explosive fight

Hungry and angry: the perfect recipe for an explosive fight DON’T have a barney on an empty stomach – that’s the message from research revealing that low blood sugar levels...

Vic govt warns against $6 GP charge

CHARGING $6 for GP visits will send more people to busy hospital emergency wards, Victoria's...

Auditory nerves regrown with gene therapy

A NEW form of gene therapy could mean that age-related hearing loss might one day...

Low-level drinking harm in pregnancy not clear

GUIDELINES on drinking during pregnancy overemphasise the dangers of low-level alcohol consumption, according to a...

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Clinical Review

A tricky prospect for management

A tricky prospect for management

MOST GPs see only a few cases of polymyalgia rheumatica each year. The Primary Care Centre at Keele University investigated how UK GPs manage the condition.

Dermatology

When in doubt, cut it out

When in doubt, cut it out

THE Aoraki Principle of dermatoscopy.

Update

Recurrent lower respiratory tract infections in children

Recurrent lower respiratory tract infections in children

THIS Update discusses in detail conditions causing recurrent lower respiratory tract infection. A system for the evaluation of this condition is outlined.

News features

Hungry and angry: the perfect recipe for an explosive fight

Hungry and angry: the perfect recipe for an explosive fight

DON’T have a barney on an empty stomach – that’s the message from research revealing that low blood sugar levels may make married people angrier at their spouses and even more likely to lash out aggressively.

GPs' top voted medical heroes

ALMOST 60% of GPs surveyed nationally for MO have nominated Professor John Murtagh as their number one hero of Australian medicine out of a list of medical luminaries.