MJA: Latest issue out now

9 Apr 2015

News stories in the 6 April edition of Medical Journal of Australia cover a range of issues from rebate freezes to gonorrhoea screening.

Articles include:

  • The cost of freezing general practice;
  • Screening tests for gonorrhoea;
  • New and emerging treatments for Parkinson disease;
  • A survey identifies key dementia research priorities;
  • The imperative to prevent diabetes complications;
  • Costs to Australian taxpayers of pharmaceutical monopolies and proposals to extend them in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement;
  • The odds, risks and appropriate diagnosis of gestational diabetes;
  • Seeking earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders; and
  • Disclosing genetic information to at-risk relatives: national uniformity needed.

Read the Medical Journal of Australia.