Practices such as homeopathy, naturopathy, yoga and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine in a belief they can complement treatments.
Trusted information about depression treatment from leading Australian health organisations.
Trusted information about homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety, and questions to ask your doctor about homeopathy.
Trusted information about ayurvedic medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on alternative therapies and herbal medicine.
Trusted information on antidepressant medicines, including what they are, how they work, different types, who should take antidepressants and possible side-effects.
Caring for a child with Asperger’s
Find out about caring for a child with Asperger’s, including through treatments such as occupational therapy and by getting support at school.
Oxycodone is a painkiller. To get oxycodone, you need to have a prescription written for you by your doctor. You can't buy it from a pharmacy without one. You can find out more about oxycodone by reading our trusted partner pages.
Preparing for surgery
It's best to be prepared if you're planning to have surgery. For example, you should know the details of your operation, how you're getting to and from the hospital and what medicines you will require.
Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments
Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments.
Ovarian cancer treatment
Information on Ovarian cancer treatment options and fertility, plus links to trusted resources.