Here’s important information about what antibiotics treat and don’t treat, an explanation of 'superbugs' and how antibiotic resistance can be reduced.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea has increased
Cases of gonorrhoea have risen in Australia, and many people don't know they have it. But this STI can cause infertility if left untreated.
Differences between bacterial and viral infection
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Antibiotics revolutionised medicine in the 1940s because they treated infections caused by bacteria. Learn how antibiotics work and what they do and don’t treat.
Questions to ask before taking a medicine
Learning about your medication is important to understand your options. This page helps you to ask the right questions about the medications that you are prescribed.
Acne consists of spots and painful bumps on the skin and there are many myths around its causes. This article details the facts and how to treat acne.
Are you at risk of a staph infection? Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of different kinds of staph infection, and how to prevent and treat it.
Symptoms of COVID-19 and how the virus spreads
Learn about coronavirus (COVID-19), its symptoms, how it is diagnosed and treated, how it is spread and what to do if you come into contact with the virus.