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The not so sweet side of pregnancy

Can we get on top of diabetes early in pregnancy using the HbA1c test?

Which diet works best for weight loss?

The only way to shed weight successfully, and keep it off, is to stick to a ‘diet' lifelong.

Do advance directives not tattoos

Many patients who do not wish to be resuscitated believe it is their right to make this decision and that it will be respected.

HIV: where are we now?

The annual number of new diagnoses of HIV is increasing. Is this a reflection of simple and accurate testing?

MRI of the knee revelations

A summary of what an MRI of the knee may reveal and which conditions are demonstrated on MRI.

Chemist admits steroids rort with banned GP

Chemist admits steroids rort with banned GP A CHEMIST who illegally dispensed performance-enhancing drugs has claimed much of his offending involved a Sydney GP who wrote “scripts”...

Telstra’s telehealth push

TELSTRA is pushing to extend Medicare coverage to GP telehealth consultations, as the carrier today...

‘Clean eating’ concern

THE recent trend towards ‘clean eating’ could be cause for concern as experts warn highly...

Parkinson’s treatment linked to impulse control disorder

DRUGS typically used to treat Parkinson's disease may increase the risk for developing impulse control...

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Clinical Review

Drugs and the traveller

Drugs and the traveller

Buying medications overseas is risky, but taking them with you may also present problems.

Dermatology

What’s biting you while you sleep?

What’s biting you while you sleep?

A patient presented with these florid pseudo blisters not only on the hands but on the trunk and face as well.

Update

Endometriosis essentials for general practice – Part 1

Endometriosis essentials for general practice – Part 1

This Update is the first in a two-part series on endometriosis. It covers the epidemiology, pathogenesis, symptoms, signs and diagnosis of endometriosis.

News Features

Ticking all the boxes

Ticking all the boxes

The debate on whether Lyme disease is present in Australia continues.

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.

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