A varicocele is a common cause of a lump in the scrotum. It is a collection of widened veins on the outside of a testicle that can affect fertility in some men. Many varicocoelse develop during puberty.

Men's Health

Insulin treatment for diabetes

There are a variety of types of insulin and ways to give it, including injections, pens and pumps. Your doctor and diabetes educator can recommend the most suitable type of insulin and delivery device for you.


Retinopathy in diabetes

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes. People with retinopathy have damaged blood vessels in the retina.


Quitting smoking

Many people are giving up smoking and feeling the benefits. Most people who finally quit have had more than one attempt.


Video: Chronic pain awareness

One in 5 Australians live with chronic pain and this includes children. Unlike acute pain, where there's an underlying cause, chronic pain may not be due to an obvious injury or a disease that will get better if it's fixed. Let's all understand the facts and support National Pain Week in July.

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Tricyclic antidepressants

Tricyclic antidepressants (also called tricyclics or TCAs) are named for their chemical structure (3 rings). They can be used to treat depression, anxiety disorders and chronic pain.

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