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Antifungal Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) continues to pose a serious threat to human health, as well as the health of animals and the environment. This week is World AMR Awareness Week, a global campaign run by…

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Evidence-based Non-drug Treatments in Dementia – Reminiscence Therapy

Dementia is a progressive disease, with non-cognitive symptoms emerging at a far greater rate as the person ages. Dementia causes significant emotional, psychological and structural turmoil for all involved, with a projected total of …

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An Overview of Fungi

The fungal kingdom encompasses a range of diverse species, including moulds, yeasts, and mushrooms. It has been estimated that there are between 2.2 and 3.8 million species of fungi. All fungi are eukaryotic organisms…

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Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

  Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common in men and increase with age. These symptoms can be classified as either voiding symptoms or storage symptoms. Voiding symptoms are often related to prostate enlargement….

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Weight Loss Medications

Overweight and obesity are the second leading risk factors for ill health and death in Australia, second only to tobacco use. Excess weight is linked to 30 diseases, including some cancers, cardiovascular disease, and…

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Revised Hip Fracture Clinical Care Standard

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC) has just released the revised Hip Fracture Clinical Care Standard (2023). This publication provides guidance on pain management, time to surgery, mobilisation, and prevention…

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