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An update on spinal cord stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) has been used successfully for over 40 years to treat chronic pain disorders. This article will […]

Kidney Health Australia

Kidney Health Australia is the key organisation promoting awareness of kidney disease and its burden in Australia. It provides information and education services and camps and activities for individuals with kidney disease. Read more about Kidney Health Australia.

The Top Health Stories of 2007

The editors of Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health Letter have chosen the top health stories of 2007. Here are this […]

RACGP Conference – Our Patients, Our Communities, Our Profession

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has recently held its 50th Annual Scientific Convention. The conference took place […]

Drug Trialling

  Video transcript Hi, I’m Roy Beran. I’m a Consultant Neurologist and Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of New […]

Virtual Medical Centre: Welcome

Dr Andrew Dean welcomes you to Virtual Medical Centre.

ADHD: The truth about the link between pharmacotherapy and substance use disord…

There have been many publicised theories about the link between the use of medications in the treatment of attention deficit […]
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Antibiotics (anti-bacterials)

Antibiotics work to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria to eliminate disease. Once the growth of bacteria is stopped, our immune system can mount a response to get rid of them. For example - if you get a chest infection such as pneumonia, the bacteria have gotten into your lungs.
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Full Physical Examination (A Check-Up)

A full physical examination is a general examination of the body performed by the doctor or general practitioner (GP). The examination will cover most of the basic systems of the body, including the heart system, lung system, gut system and nerve system examination. Additional...

Dame Cicely Saunders: Founder of the modern hospice movement

Dame Cicely Saunders, the founder of the modern hospice movement who was repsonsible for developing the discipline and culture of […]