Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. ‘Hepatitis’ means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis

Travel medical kit checklist

Use this checklist as a guide to things you may need in your medical kit when travelling – you may

Constipation: treatment options

There are several treatments available for the treatment of constipation. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the

Rabies: information for travellers

Rabies causes Rabies is a viral disease that infects the central nervous system — the brain and the spinal cord

Hepatitis C antibodies and antibody testing

What are antibodies? Antibodies are our main form of defence in the bloodstream. They are a form of protein that

Hepatitis C and sexual transmission

Introduction Hepatitis C (also called hep C) is not classified as an STI (sexually transmissible infection) although people, unable to

Hepatitis C: an Australian snapshot

How many people in Australia have hep C? At the end of 2016, there were an estimated 227,300 people in

Hepatitis A, B and C: an overview

A comparison of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C Compare the differences among hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis

Low FODMAP diet relieves IBS symptoms

Australian researchers have found that low-FODMAP diets reduce symptom severity scores, abdominal pain, bloating and overall symptoms in irritable bowel

Malaria precautions while pregnant or breast feeding

Malaria and pregnancy If you are pregnant and planning to travel to a malaria-risk area, it would be best to

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