A cataract is a clouding (opaqueness) of the normally clear lens of the eye, which can interfere with vision. Cataracts

Rheumatoid arthritis: prescription medicines

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), prescription medicines will be an important part of your treatment plan. Although these medicines

Arthritis: how osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis affect joints

Arthritis – joint inflammation – is very common, and typically causes pain and stiffness in the affected joints. Osteoarthritis and

Osteoarthritis: over-the-counter treatments

There are a number of different treatment options available for osteoarthritis — a chronic (ongoing) condition that causes pain and

Gout: two-thirds of Australians don’t have ideal control

Two-thirds of Australians with gout have uric acid concentrations above the recommended levels and may not be being treated adequately,

Osteoarthritis: prescription medicines

If you suffer from osteoarthritis, then medicines to provide pain relief and reduce inflammation will likely form part of your


Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is a condition that causes the joints to become painful and stiff. It

Animation: effects of ageing

Some of the changes associated with getting older, such as greying hair and the appearance of wrinkles, are hard to

Parkinson’s disease: Q and A

Q. What is Parkinson’s disease? A. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disease of the nervous system that causes disturbances in

Neck pain: treatment

There are various treatments available for neck pain – a common problem that affects about two-thirds of all Australian adults

Subscribe to the myDr Newsletter

Get notified about trending articles