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KISS: New National Cervical Screening Program

In December 2017 a renewed National Cervical Screening Program was launched in Australia.

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KISS: Mycoplasma genitalium
KISS: Mycoplasma genitalium
Medcast Medical Education Team

There’s been increasing attention on the little known organism Mycoplasma genitalium as an emerging cause of sexually transmitted conditions in women and men.

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TSH and Pregnancy: Treat the Test or the Patient?
TSH and Pregnancy: Treat the Test or the Patient?
Dr Simon Curtis

Susan is newly pregnant. She had some thyroid tests done earlier this year and was diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism. Her TSH was 6 mIU/ml with a normal thyroxine and negative anti thyroid antibodies. She has read in a forum online that she needs to be treated with thyroxine but she is worried about taking medication when pregnant. What do you advise her?

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