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myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre

Virtual Medical Centre (VMC) is an Australian medical information website. It delivers medical information, written by medical professionals, about current conventional medicine.

myVMC was born out of the necessity to have quality medical information available online to members of the general public. Health professionals can access medical information based on the latest best practice guidelines at www.myvmc.com.

There are 25 medical specialty areas from cancer, to heart health, sexual health and child’s health. Each has medical information on:

  • prescription drugs
  • disease information
  • symptoms of disease
  • medical treatment
  • medical tests
  • doctor videos and animations
  • tools and calculators
  • latest medical trials and research
  • health events and conferences
  • medical support for patients
  • latest medical news
  • RSS feeds
  • medical dictionary

The information presented by myVMC is designed to support that provided by health professionals and never to replace it.

Last reviewed: October 2014

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Neurological Rehabilitation and Movement Disorders | myVMC

Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin used to treat movement disorders and symptoms caused by neurological conditions.

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Cardiac PET scan (positon emission tomography) information | myVMC

A cardiac PET scan produces images of the heart by tracing a radioactive substance injected into the body. It assesses blood flow and function of the heart.

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What's in a Cigarette? | myVMC

Cigarettes are a small roll of porous paper containing a rod of chopped up tobacco leaf as well as other additives such as chemicals, sugars and flavourings which are used to increase shelf life, control the rate at which the cigarette burns and control the delivery of the chemicals.

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Testicular torsion: Rick's painful encounter with twisted testicles | myVMC

Testicular torsion is a painful experience and, as Rick explains, it can happen to any man at any time. So it might be a good idea to read on and be prepared, just in case.

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Childhood ADHD | myVMC

Living with ADHD can be a difficult experience for both sufferers and their families. This page is a repository of information on ADHD in children.

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Cancer: Overview | myVMC

In healthy tissues, a delicate balance exists between the rates at which new cells are created and old cells die. Cancer develops when the balance is disrupted and cells grow out of control.

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Nutrition for Medical Conditions | myVMC

Many health conditions, including high cholesterol, lactose intolerance, diabetes, pain, cancer and kidney failure, require special diets to meet their nutritional needs or restrictions.

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Diabetes (type 1) and primary school - myVMC

Starting school with type 1 diabetes is challenging for children, parents and teachers. But Tristans experience shows that diabetics can go to school just like other kids.

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Blood | myVMC

Blood is a bodily fluid which is circulated around the body via small vessels. Blood contains nutrients and oxygen which are needed to maintain healthy tissues.

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Digital Rectal Examination | myVMC

A digital rectal examination (DRE) is an important element of a clinical examination, performed by a doctor or nurse. It is a direct examination of the rectum and nearby organs, including the anal canal, prostate and bladder. While it can be uncomfortable, a DRE is critical to identifying illnesses such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis (infection of the prostate), haemorrhoids, anal fissures, prostate cancer and anal and rectal cancers.

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