Peer Reviewed Feature Articles
Obstetrics and gynaecology

Depression: a major challenge of the menopause transition

Jayashri Kulkarni
The onset of menopause can trigger symptoms of depression in women, including recurrent and new-onset depression. Early recognition of mental health issues related to menopause and initiation of biologically tailored treatment, alongside psychosocial therapy, are essential to effective management.
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Ear, nose and throat medicine

Chronic rhinosinusitis: alleviating symptoms and improving quality of life

Dakshika A. Gunaratne, Yuresh S. Naidoo

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a heterogeneous condition that can occur in people of all ages. Management entails medical interventions complemented by surgery when necessary to suppress the sinonasal inflammatory burden, minimise symptoms and improve quality of life.

Endocrinology and metabolism

Osteoporosis: a practical update on its management

Shejil Kumar, Terry Diamond

Choice of pharmacotherapy for patients with osteoporosis depends on an understanding of currently available options, the recommendations for their duration of use and their possible adverse effects.

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Peer Reviewed Regular Series
Therapeutics clinic

Actinic keratoses – a guide to treatment with 5-fluorouracil cream

Sarah Rose Adamson, Alvin H. Chong, Peter Foley

Topical treatment with fluorouracil cream is effective in treating actinic keratoses. Awareness of the expected clinical course and potential side effects is important for adherence to treatment and to safely manage any adverse skin reactions.

Dermatology clinic

A woman with a painful, scaly nipple

Isobel Pye, Rebecca Bronwyn Saunderson

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the cause of this erythematous plaque?