• Sirolimus & Facial Angiofibromas

    Sirolimus & Facial Angiofibromas

    Angiofibromas are overgrowths of skin( skin lesions/growth). They are usually scattered on the nose and cheeks. Sometimes they can be present on the forehead, eyelids, and chin. They can be the same colour as the person’s natural skin colour, but can also appear as a different colour (such as pink, red or brown). In childhood,

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  • FluZone and Fluad – Flu vaccines for over 65

    FluZone and Fluad – Flu vaccines for over 65

    In 2017, there were 250,000 confirmed laboratory influenza cases – 3 times the number compared to 2016. In an attempt to avoid last year’s Flu disaster, the Government will fund 2 new flu vaccines this year for people aged 65 years or over. Fluzone High-Dose vaccine is 4 times the strength of the regular flu

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  • PrEP is here

    PrEP is here

    PrEP is here. HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)  is the regular use of HIV medication by HIV negative people at high risk of HIV infection. It is now available on the PBS and available here.

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  • EPIPEN

    EPIPEN

    EpiPen® is used to treat people who have a severe allergic reaction. EpiPen® is only to be used for the immediate EMERGENCY TREATMENT of a SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION (also known as ANAPHYLAXIS). Recently there has been a recent shortage of Epipens everywhere. Fortunately supply is still available – provided patient’s follow these processes to obtain

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