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Egg allergy

Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, plus ways to avoid egg.

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Threadworms (pinworms)

Threadworms infect children when eggs are transferred from their hands to their mouths. Learn how to prevent and treat threadworm.

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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.

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Foods high in iron

The best source of iron is animal-based foods like meat and eggs, but many plant-based foods are also rich in (non-haem) iron.

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Perimenopause

Perimenopause takes place as most women’s ovaries gradually stop working over a period of years, producing fewer eggs and releasing less of the hormones than usual. Learn more about how perimenopause affects women here.

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Protein

Eating protein every day is an essential part of a healthy diet. It's important to make sure you eat enough protein at times of life when your cells need to grow or repair.

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Getting pregnant

Conception is complex – there is often more to it than just having sex. Learn more about ovulation, pregnancy and your growing embryo.

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This festive season, don't give your loved ones food poisoning

With the festive season comes the risk of food poisoning. Follow these tips to stay healthy and safe when entertaining at home.

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Full-fat dairy is OK, says the Heart Foundation, but watch your meat intake

The Heart Foundation has softened its advice on full-fat milk, yoghurt and cheese for healthy Australians, but warns against eating too much red meat.

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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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