At some point in your life, you may need to undergo a diagnostic test. Learn more about different diagnostic tests such as MRI scans and ultrasounds.
Fasting for medical tests
For some medical tests, fasting may be required for a period of time before a test. Learn more about different tests and when fasting may be necessary.
Surgery (surgical procedures A-Z)
Browse our index of articles on surgical procedures to learn more about the procedure you are having. Information includes how to prepare and advice on aftercare.
Links to articles about screening services.
Links to articles about tomography.
Information about diagnostic imaging from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on CT scans, MRI scans, and X-rays.
Information about foetal diseases from leading Australian health organisations.
Trusted information about cellulitis including diagnosis.
Glycaemic index (GI)
The glycaemic index (GI) is a ranking of carbohydrates based on their immediate effect on blood glucose (blood sugar) levels.
Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure and more.