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Ear, nose and throat

Silencing tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear or head, without a corresponding external stimulus for that sound. It is a... View Article

October 2012

Sick and tired of being tired and sick: laboratory investigation of glandular fever

Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis) is a common, potentially debilitating illness that is most frequently seen in adolescents... View Article

October 2012

Otitis media: a common childhood illness

It has been suggested that otitis media is an unavoidable illness of childhood. In most cases, symptomatic treatment is all that... View Article

September 2012

A delicate balance: managing vertigo in general practice

Vertigo is a symptom, not a diagnosis. Although usually benign, vertigo can be a symptom of a significant underlying problem.... View Article

September 2012