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.
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease of the neuromuscular system that causes muscle weakness. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover more about its diagnosis and treatment options.
Lupus is a disease of the body’s immune system. Although its causes are not yet entirely known, lupus treatments are available.
Jaundice in adults
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns; however, this information is about jaundice in adults, its associated symptoms, underlying causes and treatment options.
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.
Causes of thyroid problems
The common causes of thyroid problems include autoimmune disease, certain medical treatments and inflammation of the thyroid. Learn more here.
What causes lupus?
Learn more about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects many parts of the body.
Connective tissue diseases
Trusted information about connective tissue diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to autoimmune diseases and scleroderma.