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Glomerulonephritis

What is glomerulonephritis? Glomerulonephritis is a disease that involves inflammation of the glomeruli — the filtering units of the kidneys.

Accidental poisoning

Childhood poisoning may be accidental, but it can still be prevented. Because it is impossible to keep your eyes on

Australian health system: how it works

The healthcare system in Australia is a complex mix of Commonwealth and State Government funded services and services funded by

Video: Measles – global outbreak

Video transcript It’s predicted Australia may have 300 infections of measles in 2019, the second highest since 1997. Australia eliminated

Video: Private Health Insurance reforms

Video transcript 55% of Australians have private health insurance. Private health insurance covers your hospital admissions. But which hospital options to choose

Video: Improving oral health in Australia

Video transcript Would you pull out a tooth with a set of pliers? Or use your holiday leave to travel to

Video: Brain awareness

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan: Most of us take our brains for granted. It’s just a blob of grey matter

Motor neurone disease

What is motor neurone disease (MND)? Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive neurological disorder that destroys cells (neurones) that

Cat scratch disease

Cat scratch disease (CSD) is spread through being scratched or, less commonly, bitten by a cat infected with the bacterium

Video: Migraines – triggers and treatment

Video transcript Migraines affect the lives of 4.9 million Australians. The International Headache Society defines a migraine as: Lasting between

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