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Malnutrition

Trusted information about malnutrition from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on anorexia nervosa.

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Causes of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.

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Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Learn more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including its symptoms, treatment options and how it's diagnosed.

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Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.

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Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance

People with Coeliac disease can't eat foods containing gluten. Find out how it can affect your life and why it’s important to get diagnosed.

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Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.

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Fluid retention

Fluid retention occurs when parts of the body swell due to the build-up of trapped fluid. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.

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Symptoms of bulimia nervosa

The main symptoms of bulimia nervosa are binge eating and purging behaviours. Learn more about this eating disorder here.

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Dry mouth syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it’s annoying; others find it affects their teeth and gums. Find out more.

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Food supplements

Food supplements (also called dietary supplements) are designed to fill any gaps if your diet is missing nutrients. Most people don’t need them – but you can find out here why supplements might be recommended.

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