Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux

The asthma-GORD connection Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) often occur together and medical researchers have been trying to unravel

What is tuberculosis? A brief video explainer

What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis (TB) is a very ancient disease. It’s a bacterial disease. It occurs in animals as well

Novel coronavirus – COVID-19

What is the novel coronavirus 2019? The virus causing the respiratory outbreak that started in Wuhan City, China, in late


What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection or inflammation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. Fluid and/or pus

Dry coughs

General Information See Your Pharmacist or Medical Professional Treatment Tips Treatment Options More Information General Information A dry cough is

Post-nasal drip

Post-nasal drip describes the feeling of mucus secretions moving down the back of the throat, often causing cough. It’s normal

Chesty coughs

General Information See your pharmacist or medical professional Treatment Tips Treatment Options More Information General Information When you have a

Whooping cough overview

What is whooping cough? Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection that can affect people of all ages,


What is emphysema? Emphysema is a chronic (ongoing) condition affecting the lungs. In people with emphysema, the walls of the

Video: Flu awareness

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan: The dreaded flu season is nearly upon us… And while it’s more common to catch

Subscribe to the myDr Newsletter

Get notified about trending articles