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Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) — also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or ME/CFS — is a complex condition. It causes extreme fatigue, sleep problems, pain and other symptoms.

First Aid & Self-Care

Eczema

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a type of chronic skin inflammation causing dry, itchy skin. Find out about skin care measures to treat eczema. 

Skin & Hair

Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Most melanomas arise as a new spot on previously normal skin, rather than from a pre-existing mole.

Skin & Hair

Back pain

Most Australian adults will experience low back pain at some time. Most uncomplicated low back pain resolves after a period of active recovery in 4 weeks.

Pain Symptoms

Cholesterol overview

High blood cholesterol can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. By eating less saturated fat you can help to lower your LDL or 'bad' cholesterol.

Heart & Stroke

Leukaemia

Find out about leukaemia, including the different types, symptoms, causes and treatments.

Cancer Care

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is a cancer that is curable if caught early but has been resistant to treatment improvements over recent years.

Cancer Care

Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer usually starts as a painless lump or swelling in just one testicle. If diagnosed early it has a high cure rate.

Men's Health

Asthma in children

Asthma is relatively common in children. Find out about the symptoms, causes, triggers, diagnosis and treatments.

Asthma

Exercising and arthritis

Exercise can reduce joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, strength and endurance in people with arthritis. Four main types of exercise are recommended for people with arthritis.

Arthritis

Flu vaccination

Find out about the 2019 influenza (flu) vaccine, the best time to be immunised to protect against getting the flu this winter, and whether you are eligible for free vaccination. 

Respiratory Health

Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness. Find out about the symptoms of Lyme disease, diagnosis, tests and treatment.

Symptoms

Asthma in teenagers

Dealing with asthma can be difficult for anybody, and for teenagers it may be accompanied by embarrassment and confusion.

Asthma

Psoriasis

Psoriasis causes red, scaly patches of skin that may be sore or itchy. The patches mostly affect the knees, elbows, lower back and scalp, but skin anywhere on the body can be affected.

Skin & Hair

Schizophrenia medicines

Antipsychotic medicines work by helping to restore the brain’s natural chemical balance. While these medicines cannot cure schizophrenia, they can relieve or improve symptoms.

Medicines Mental Health

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common serious genetic condition in Australia, affecting one in every 2500 babies. Boys and girls are affected equally.

Respiratory Health