Frostbite occurs when skin freezes due to exposure to...
Dr Michaela Sorensen explains the health risks associated with heat waves and what to do if you’re affected
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Conditions like PCOS and endometrosis impact thousands of women, but how do they affect fertility and pregnancy? We asked a reproductive biologist to explain
Obesity can cause a variety of health complications ranging from physical to emotional
Baby skin expert and dermatologist Dr Deshan explains what causes nappy rash and the most effective treatments
Obesity expert Dr Georgia Rigas breaks down the different pathways to treating obesity from medication and lifestyle changes to surgery
Nomophobia, aka “NO MObile PHOne phoBIA,” is the fear or anxiety of being without your mobile phone or being unable to use it. Do you have it? Find out here.
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New data reveals the prevalence of perinatal depression and anxiety in Australian fathers. Here are the most common symptoms, and where to get help.
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Contact dermatitis can be easily treated with over the counter creams as well as topical and oral medications.
Bursitis inflammation causes pains such as “tennis elbow”. It’s caused by repeated movement of certain joints and can be treated at home.
Fatty liver is a condition most commonly found in heavy drinkers or people who are obese or have diabetes. There are usually no symptoms.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is caused by chlamydia and often goes unnoticed until it’s too late and causes infertility.
Chronic hepatitis B infection can result in cirrhosis and liver cancer. Find out about the risk factors and treatment for chronic hepatitis B.
Although a white-tail spider bite can be painful and cause temporary skin irritation, experts say it’s very unlikely to cause skin ulcers and slow-healing wounds.
Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare inflammatory condition that can lead to abdominal pain and kidney failure.
Cholera is a diarrhoeal illness caused by infection of the bowel with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. A vaccine is available for this illness.
What does it mean to have adult congenital heart disease? Professor David Celermajer explains.
Cardiac asthma is not a form of asthma, but actually breathing difficulties caused by heart failure. Find out how it differs from bronchial asthma.
Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease often occur together, but does one condition trigger the other?
Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. View the developmental milestones of a child from birth to 24 months.
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Going into labour before your 37th week of pregnancy is called preterm labour, or premature labour. Find out what it means for you and your baby.
What is thyroid cancer and what can be done about it? Oncologist Professor Michael Boyer advises.
Your most pressing questions about asthma and its impact on breastfeeding, answered.
What are the symptoms of brain cancer? And are there any treatments? Find out from Professor Michael Boyer.
An ulcer is an area of damage to the lining of the stomach or upper part of the intestine.
Throat cancer is a generic term that applies to cancers of usually the mouth, the back of the nose, the top of the throat, and even right down into the voice box.
Mosquito bites can be the cause of a number of illnesses, even in Australia. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Children’s curiosity can lead to danger, such as unintentional poisoning.
Long term cannabis abuse affects the user detrimentally – both biologically, psychologically, and socially. Dr Matt Cullen explains.
If you think your child has an eating disorder, there are steps you can take to help. Dr Matt Cullen elaborates.
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Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness causing mouth sores and a skin rash. Read about the symptoms, treatment and how to prevent infection by this viral illness.
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in the deep veins of the leg. Find out about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention.
Polio is an infectious disease that can cause permanent muscle weakness, paralysis, and in severe cases, can be life-threatening.
Kidney stones: find out the causes, symptoms (including renal colic), tests and treatments. Also, how to prevent kidney stones from recurring.
OCD has some typical symptoms, which are obsessions and compulsions. Dr Matt Cullen explains what to do if you think you have OCD.
If your child has anorexia, what are the most important things you can do to help? Dr Matt Cullen, Psychiatrist, reveals what’s key.
Talking to someone who is depressed, particularly if you’re a friend or family member, is a very important and in some ways can be extremely helpful.
What is heart failure and what are the symptoms? Professor David Celermajer explains.
Endometriosis is a painful condition caused by the spread of tissue from the lining of the uterus into other parts of the body.