This article is based on an overview of risk factors for heart disease outlined by Heart Foundation medical director Dr Boyd Swinburn at a recent women's healthy heart conference in New Zealand.
Giardia is caused by drinking contaminated water and can easily spread in day-care settings. This article looks at how to treat and prevent the illness.
Also known as the kissing disease, Glandular fever is more common during teenage years. This article looks at the symptoms, treatment and prevention of the condition.
Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that is mainly found in children. This article looks at treatment and prevention of the condition.
This article has been prepared to help you understand how hair disorders can affect you, what tests are used, and what treatment is available. It outlines the advantages and disadvantages of different treatment…
Social phobia is a condition which can severely impact on a person's life. This article provides in depth information about the illness and the treatment options.
Infertility is experienced by an estimated 10 percent of couples. This article looks at some of the causes and when to seek expert help.
The Mirena is a new contraceptive. It is an IUD which releases a progestogen hormone to stop conception and help reduce heavy periods. This article looks the benefits and possible side effects.
Overseas travellers are most at risk of Dengue fever which is carried by mosquitoes. This article outlines the symptoms, treatment, and measures to prevent it.
Recovery after a major head injury can be a painstaking process, taking many months. This article looks at some of the common problems encountered and what help is needed.
Getting more exercise is a key to better health. This article gives practical suggestions for becoming more active.
Gastroscopy is used to diagnose stomach pain, heartburn and indigestion. This article outlines the procedure and how it is performed.