Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Treatments can improve the quality of life for people living with CF.
Bronchiectasis damages the airways in the lungs, causing them to permanently widen. Early diagnosis and treatment are vital to prevent further damage.
Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal pain, often spreading through to the back. Learn more about this condition and its symptoms here.
The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body to digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about the role of the pancreas and how to keep it healthy.
Folate is an important nutrient for making normal red blood cells. The folate test checks whether you have enough folate in your blood.
Pneumothorax (known as collapsed lung) is a reasonably common condition that occurs when air leaks into the space between the lung and chest wall.
What do paediatricians do?
Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and children’s physical, mental and behavioural development.
Vitamin K deficiency
Vitamin K deficiency can stop your blood from clotting properly and can weaken your bones. Read more here about Vitamin K diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
Should I bother getting a flu vaccination in Australia in 2021?
Rates of influenza in 2020 were very low, due to COVID-safe practices. But it's still worth getting vaccinated against the deadly flu. Here's why.
Family medical history
Knowing your family medical history is important. It can guide you in making changes that will reduce your risk of developing a hereditary condition.