Bladder cancer

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

Cancer Care

Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer usually starts as a painless lump or swelling in just one testicle. It often causes no symptoms, other than the swelling or lump in the testicle and if diagnosed early 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.


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.


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.


Asthma in teenagers

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



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.

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


Ringworm is a type of tinea - a fungal skin infection. The main symptom is round patches of dry, scaly, red skin. Read our fact sheet to find out how to treat and prevent ringworm.

Skin & Hair


Take a look at the inside of your brain and find out more about the different structures in the brain.

Health Images

Athlete's foot

Athlete's foot is a fungal skin infection that is also known as tinea pedis. It commonly causes skin itch, especially between the toes.

Skin & Hair

Jock itch (tinea cruris)

An itchy rash in the groin area could be jock itch. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment, plus self-help tips for this fungal infection.

Skin & Hair

Arthritis and surgery: knee replacement

If you suffer from arthritis of the knee that remains painful despite treatment with medicines, exercise, rest and supports to assist your mobility, you may benefit from a knee replacement.



Tinnitus is ringing or other noise in the ear(s) or head. Find out about the causes and treatments for this common problem.

Hearing Health Symptoms