Published Articles

Dump the apps: automated instruments 'no good for melanoma'

Doctors who perform examinations to detect the skin cancer should instead be trained in dermoscopy, according to new guidelines.
10 December 2018

Medicare claims being rejected due to little-known new rule

GPs say they weren't told about changes to the item descriptor for UV phototherapy.
05 December 2018

New guidelines create a 'paradigm shift' in alopecia

An expert consensus advises to focus on the 30% of cases that don't spontaneously resolve.
03 December 2018

Early antacids links to atopy

Urbanisation and antibiotic use are also driving allergic conditions.
17 August 2018

The no-sweat guide to Botox for hyperhidrosis

An approved Medicare provider explains the restrictions and what to watch out for
01 August 2018

About-face: Change to long-standing advice on acne drug

Patients taking oral isotretinoin do not need to avoid laser hair removal or other non-invasive skin treatments, according to new guidance
31 July 2018

Amid the hype, doctor declares: Don’t ditch the dermoscope

A leading dermatologist says a 15-year-old technology — not a new blood test — is still the most important tool for detecting skin cancer early
25 July 2018

GP allowed practice manager to suture and cauterise

A GP is under investigation for allowing her practice manager — a former dermatologist — to help her remove carcinomas
26 June 2018