Overview of autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system attacks its own body. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of types such as Coeliac disease and lupus.
Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover more about its diagnosis and treatment options.
Myasthenia gravis is a disease of the neuromuscular system that causes muscle weakness. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Jaundice in adults
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns or adults, and treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here.
This condition causes the thyroid gland in the neck to produce too much thyroid hormone, and can eventually lead to goitre and bulging eyes.
Autoimmune diseases strike when the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment options.
What causes lupus?
Learn more about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects many parts of the body.
Causes of thyroid problems
The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.
Connective tissue diseases
Trusted information about connective tissue diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to autoimmune diseases and scleroderma.
Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.