Skin & Hair

What is Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia?

What is hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia? Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is also known as Osler–Weber–Rendu disease or Osler–Weber–Rendu syndrome. Hereditary haemorrhagic

Vitamin D deficiency: What is the treatment?

The cheapest and easiest way to treat vitamin D deficiency is by regular sun exposure. Don’t forget to protect yourself

Sunscreens, what to use and when

Sunscreens will only give the claimed level of protection if they are applied generously. In Australia, sunscreens are measured using

Exercise Sun Safety and Protect your Skin!

Anytime we are out in the sun without adequate protection we are putting ourselves at risk of sun burn. We

Sun protection and prevention of sunburn for the family

Sunburn is better prevented than treated. Sunscreens alone are not 100 per cent effective in preventing sun-related skin damage. Other

Head Lice: All you need to know

General Information How are head lice spread? Symptoms of head lice Wet comb technique to find lice How are head

Skin infections – scabies

Skin infections are common, but they shouldn’t be. They can be easily treated and prevented, and no one has to

Leg ache – causes and symptoms

Many people are bothered by painful aching legs. Although many of the causes of this problem are not serious, it

A gut feeling about eczema

Eczema is a common disorder characterised by chronic inflammation of the skin. It commonly starts during infancy and can persist

Bed bugs and bites: All you need to know

Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood by biting the skin. They do not live on

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