Symptoms of COVID-19, caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Find out how to protect yourself.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, and what should you do if you have symptoms?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a fast-moving situation - here are links to useful advice and information resources.
Find out how to protect yourself and your family from the coronavirus disease COVID-19.
In 2020, all Australians should get a flu vaccine as early as possible, as the COVID-19 pandemic converges on our flu season.Respiratory Health
Too much salt is bad for your health, specifically the sodium in salt. Find out which foods contain the most hidden sodium and how to reduce your intake.Nutrition & Weight
There are many different types of arthritis, but the most common types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.Arthritis
Find out what happens in your joints when you have osteoarthritis, a common form of arthritis.Arthritis
Antibiotics attack bacteria - germs responsible for certain infections. Each antibiotic attacks different types of bacteria and will be useful for treating particular infections.Medicines
As people age, their bone mineral density decreases, leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis.Seniors' Health
Foot pain may be in the arch of the foot, along the outer side of the foot, on the sole or in the ball of your foot, or in the toes, heels or ankles.Pain Symptoms
Glucosamine and chondroitin have been widely promoted as dietary supplements for osteoarthritis, but do they work?Complementary Medicine
Leg ache or leg pain is a symptom with many possible causes, that may involve muscles, nerves or blood vessels.Skin & Hair Symptoms
The painkilling effects of NSAIDs begin quickly, but the anti-inflammatory effect takes longer. Common NSAIDs include ibuprofen, naproxen, ketoprofen and mefenamic acid.Medicines
A PET (positron emission tomography) scan can be used to monitor small functional changes over time and even assess your response to treatment.Tests & Investigations
Liver disease doesn't usually cause any symptoms until the damage to the liver is fairly advanced. Here are 9 signs your liver may be struggling.Gastrointestinal Health
Aspirin is used to treat pain and fever and also has a role in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Find out the side effects and who should not take aspirin.Medicines
Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that can infect the intestines and cause gastroenteritis symptoms such as watery diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.Gastrointestinal Health
Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood by biting the skin. Their bites are small, red itchy bites on areas of skin exposed while you are sleeping.Skin & Hair
Stress affects different people in different ways - genetics and your life experiences play a part in how it affects you, and how you cope with it.Mental Health
Our consumption of free sugar has tripled since 1960, with soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit juice and cordial the most significant sources. The World Health Organization recommends free sugars be less than 10% of your total energy intake - that's 6 teaspoons per day for women and 9 teaspoons for men.Nutrition & Weight
Bursitis is inflammation of the soft tissue space between joints, usually caused by overuse, or when a joint is under pressure for extended periods.Exercise & Fitness
Pubic lice are also known as crabs. They are small parasites which can live in pubic hair, as well as the hair of the eyebrows and eyelashes.Sexual Health
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive and painful condition where the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel.Skin & Hair
Restless legs syndrome causes unpleasant sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move the legs, making it difficult to sleep.Pain
Corticosteroids are medicines used to treat inflammation. Depending on the condition, steroid injections can relieve pain for several weeks to months.Medicines Pain
Ringworm is a type of tinea - a fungal skin infection. The main symptom of ringworm in humans is round patches of dry, scaly, red skin.Skin & Hair
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