Medicine info: Brand names
Bronchitis is inflammation of the larger airways in your lungs, causing an ongoing cough. Read more about symptoms and how to reduce the risk of bronchitis.
Trusted information about chest infection, including what it is, causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention from leading Australian health organisations.
Bronchiolitis is a chest infection that affects your child’s ability to breathe freely and it usually affects children under 12 months of age. Learn more from a trusted source.
There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a term for lung conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma. Find out more on our partner pages.
Trusted information on vomiting including what it is, causes (such as gastroenteritis and norovirus), treatments and when to see a doctor.
Colds and flu types
There are several types of colds and flu (influenza). The information and resources on this page cover the most common forms.
Obstructive lung diseases
People with obstructive lung disease, such as COPD, asthma or CF, experience shortness of breath. Learn more about obstructive lung diseases.
What causes breathing problems?
Trusted information on the most common causes of breathing problems and other causes of feeling short of breath, with links to trusted resources.
What causes chest pain?
Trusted information on chest pain causes including indigestion, shingles and chest infections, and links to trusted resources
Differences between bacterial and viral infection
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.