If you would like to submit a blog post for consideration, please email admin@healthcert.com

[3 min read] Can smartphone apps really detect skin cancer?

skin cancer

Do smartphone apps that assess moles for skin cancer actually work? Some new research suggests these popular apps might not be a reliable method of detecting all forms of skin cancer. Read on for an additional expert comment from Professor David Wilkinson!

[3 min read] Helping your patients boost energy levels with effective nutrition

nutrition energy

A lack of energy can impact your patients’ day-to-day lives and make them less productive. The type and amount of food they eat plays an important role in energy levels; eating the right nutrients can help beat fatigue and maintain alertness and focus throughout the day, while also providing more general health benefits.

[2 min read] Prognosis of nodular vs superficial spreading melanoma


Did you know that nodular melanoma is more likely to be fatal compared with other melanoma subtypes? This is attributed to its greater Breslow thickness. A recent study looked at clinicopathological features of nodular melanoma and superficial spreading melanoma to determine melanoma-specific survival.

[5 min read] Why offer anti-ageing services in your practice?


Medical aesthetics is a booming industry, with Australians now spending 40 per cent more per capita than Americans on cosmetic treatments every year (and growing!). Anti-ageing injections such as Botulinum toxin are one of the most popular treatments, driven by an emerging market of Millenials (people born in the 1980s and 90s) hoping to maintain […]

[5 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [February 2020]

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses three clinical scenarios for pigmented nail bands.

[WEBINAR] Anal-rectal conditions and how to manage these in primary care

anal-rectal conditions

In this webinar and Q&A session, experienced surgeon A/Prof Maurice Brygel outlines how to manage common anal-rectal conditions in the primary care setting. He provides valuable insights on addressing the anal-rectal conditions you may come across as a GP.

[2 min read] Predicting the risk of melanoma recurrence


Melanoma patients with lower T-cell fraction are 2.5 times more likely to have cancer metastasise than patients with higher T-cell fraction, new research has found.

[WEBINAR] A handful of golden rules in skin cancer management for the GP


In this webinar and Q&A session, experienced GP educator and skin cancer doctor Professor David Wilkinson shares key points to consider when seeing patients with skin cancer concerns in the primary care setting.

[5 min read] Top 10 health benefits of omega-3 for your patients


Omega-3 fatty acids have many powerful health benefits for both the body and the brain. So, what are some of the top science-based health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for your patients?

[5 min read] Does the keto diet work for weight loss?

keto diet

You may have noticed more patients mentioning the ketogenic (or keto) diet in the past few years. It is a low-carb, high-fat eating pattern that has become increasingly popular. But does it work for weight loss? While some research supports the idea that the keto diet can help reduce body fat, long-term studies into its […]