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Links to articles about respiratory conditions.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid in the space around the lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.
Farmer health is about growing awareness
Farmers’ health challenges include accessing services, respiratory disease and avoiding injury from farm machinery. Learn more this National Farm Safety Week.
Links to artciles about throat diseases.
Avian influenza (bird flu)
Information about avian influenza (bird flu) from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on avian influenza in humans.
Learn all about lung conditions and diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and more.
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus is a disease the can cause fever, cough, shortness of breath and pneumonia in most infected people.
10 tips to fight the flu – infographic
Flu vaccine and good hygiene are some of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu. Here's a handy list of tips to fight the flu.
Emphysema and COPD statistics
Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a significant impact on Australians. See some trusted statistics and learn more here.
Doctors diagnose pneumonia mainly by talking to the person who is unwell and examining them. A chest x-ray is also a good help.