Delirium and dementia
People who have dementia are at a higher risk of developing delirium. Delirium is a more sudden change in consciousness or thinking that can often be prevented or treated. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Cognitive impairment can cause problems with a person's thinking, communication, understanding or memory. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Disorientation is what you experience when you are confused about the time, where you are or even who you are. It is often a symptom of dementia.
Complications of thyroid problems
Thyroid problems can lead to many complications – like heart failure, nerve damage or infertility. Learn about the consequences of not treating these problems.
Confusion can be temporary, but sometimes it’s a permanent state caused by a medical condition. Here are things you can do to help ease symptoms.
Find out about Australian bat Lyssavirus, and learn how it can be prevented if you are bitten or scratched by a bat.
Typhoid and paratyphoid
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are similar diseases that are common in developing nations. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for typhoid.
Rabies is caused by infection with the rabies virus. It is usually acquired from a bite or scratch from an infected animal. Learn how to prevent rabies and what to do if you may be infected.
GHB is a party drug. It has been linked to date rape and sexual assault. Find out more about the physical effects and consequences of using GHB.