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[7 min read] Dietary fat intake and mortality from all-causes, CVD & cancer

dietary fat intake

[Nutrition Research Review] Association between dietary fat intake and mortality from all-causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

[Podcast] Delayed inflammatory reactions

Delayed Inflammatory Reactions

In this latest podcast, Elena Currie (Co-founder, Aesthetic MET) talks about delayed inflammatory reactions, including what causes them, what symptoms patients can experience, and how long after treatment the symptoms may appear.

[2 min watch] What instruments should I use in skin cancer surgery wound closure?

skin cancer surgery

“The instruments that I would recommend for wound closure are the most basic instruments you need for closing a wound.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Francis Tan gives his practical advice on the instruments and tools you need for conducting skin cancer surgery in your general practice.

[Online lecture] Nutrition for inflammatory bowel disease & irritable bowel syndrome

irritable bowel syndrome

Approximately one in five Australians experience symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at some time. In this insightful online lecture, Accredited Practising Dietitian Alexandra Burke discusses how you can help your patients alleviate IBS through two of the common elimination diets.

[8 min read] Managing blistering dermatoses in primary care

blistering dermatoses

Blistering dermatoses in adult patients are a challenge not only for dermatologists but also for primary care physicians. Most of these dermatoses fall into one of four categories: inherited, pemphigus, autoimmune, and other. Here is a guide to managing these presentations in general practice.

[6 min read] Supporting patients with pregnancy in primary care

pregnancy

The general practitioner is often the first place a woman turns to after finding out she is pregnant. It is important to remain open-minded and non-judgemental when faced with a new pregnancy, and to use plain language to communicate.

[5 min read] Management of cannabidiol (CBD) in primary care

Cannabidiol (CBD)

Curious about Medicinal Cannabis? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the two dominant cannabinoids in the cannabis species. Since its discovery in 1940 CBD has been subject to investigation for its potential to treat a wide range of symptoms and diseases. Unlike its counterpart THC, CBD lacks intoxicating effects which allows for a broader capacity to prescribe in […]

[Podcast] Managing challenges in busy medical practices | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

medical practices

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) to explore some of the challenges faced by medical practice owners and managers.

[5 min read] Happy meals: The link between diet and depression

diet and depression

Did you know that depression and anxiety are the most common mental health conditions worldwide (1)? While treatment for patients with depression in primary care typically involves medications and therapy, current evidence suggests that nutrition and mental health are highly intertwined. 

[4 min read] Laser skin resurfacing

laser skin resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an aesthetic procedure that rejuvenates the skin and treats various superficial irregularities, such as:

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