Cancer: Looking after yourself

Cancer can cause physical and emotional strain, so it’s important to look after your wellbeing. Read this article for simple things you can do.

Australian health system: how it works

Australia’s healthcare system – find out how it works, which health services are funded by the government and which services are privately funded.

Anaemia

Anaemia

If results from a full blood count indicate you have anaemia, there are further blood tests that can be done to determine the cause of your anaemia.

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Keto diet

The keto diet is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. The lack of carbs forces your body into a metabolic state called ketosis, where it burns stored fats for energy.

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Health checks for indigenous people

Every aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander person of any age can get a free health check done every year. It’s called an indigenous health check.

Is type 2 diabetes linked to how food is cooked?

Is type 2 diabetes linked to how food is cooked?

Adding to the growing research, more evidence has emerged linking choices for how a food is cooked to a lowering in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Fatty liver

Fatty liver is a condition most commonly found in heavy drinkers or people who are obese or have diabetes. There are usually no symptoms.

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Cervical cancer: treatment options

Understanding your treatment options for cervical cancer and the possible side effects of the different cancer treatments.

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Bowel cancer: managing bowel and dietary changes

For most people, the cancer experience doesn’t end on the last day of treatment and life after cancer treatment can present its own challenges.

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Prostate cancer: support and self care

Cancer can cause physical and emotional strain. It’s important to try to look after your wellbeing as much as possible.

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