Allergies and immunology

Association between gout and high intakes of fructose – consider reducing it

This meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies investigated the association of fructose consumption with incident gout and hyperuricemia.

Meningococcal disease in young people

Nikki Turner discusses meningococcal disease in NZ’s young people. The burden of disease, who gets sick and why. Immunisation will be discussed in depth.

Covid vaccine hesitancy

Dr Nikki Turner discusses why people are vaccine hesitant and how we can help alleviate concerns and move patients from vaccine hesitant to fully immunised.

Cow's milk allergy

In this episode Dr Annaliesse Blincoe discusses cow’s milk allergies, and their spectrum of presentations.

Cow’s milk protein allergy in infants - Tosh Stanley

PODCAST: Dr Tosh Stanley talks about the diagnosis and management of infants with cow’s milk protein allergy in primary care.

Psoriasis - Paul Jarrett

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about prescribing tips for psoriasis. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at Counties Manukau District Health Board and is clinical lead for dermatology teaching in the department of medicine at The University of Auckland.

Childhood Eczema - Paul Jarrett

Dr Paul Jarrett talks about managing childhood eczema. Paul is a consultant dermatologist at counties Manukau DHB and an honorary senior lecturer at The University of Auckland.


Immunisation - Nikki Turner

Dr Nikki Turner talks about immunisation in primary care. Nikki is director of the immunisation advisory centre (IMAC). She is an Associate Professor in theDepartment of General Practice and Primary Healthcare at the University of Auckland. Her special interests are in immunisation, preventative child health and child poverty.

Food allergy in children: diagnosis and treatment

Food allergies (FA) and other allergic diseases can result in life-threatening reactions and they significantly impact quality of life. Food allergies can develop at any age but are most common in young children 5 years and under, including young babies. 

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