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Medical nutrition management is an evidence-based method for helping your patients manage and treat various medical conditions through effective nutrition. Here is how it works and what conditions it can help treat in your day-to-day work.
New research suggests that the success of immunotherapy for melanoma can be predicted before treatment begins. A common issue with immunotherapies is that a drug that works well in many patients may have little effect in other patients with the same cancer type. But researchers have now identified new markers that can help predict which […]
Did you know that two thirds of Australian adults are overweight or obese? Weight, diet and exercise have a significant impact on a person’s health, with obese patients being at an increased risk for developing many medical conditions, including insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, sleep apnoea, gallbladder disease, gout, and […]
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses three clinical scenarios for pigmented nail bands.
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.
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.