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.
What causes pancreatitis?
Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.
What causes pneumonia?
Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung. Most infections are due either to bacteria or viruses.
Folate is an important nutrient for making normal red blood cells. The folate test checks whether you have enough folate in your blood.
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.
Colds and flu diagnosis
If you are generally healthy, you probably won’t need to see a doctor to diagnose a cold. Find out about diagnosis of colds and flu.
People with osteopaenia have bones that are weaker than normal. Osteopaenia is not as severe as osteoporosis but you still have to be careful if you’re at risk.
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.
Vitamin A is important for good vision, healthy skin and for supporting the immune system. Most Australians can get enough from eating a varied, healthy diet. Learn more here.
Rickets is a bone disease, usually a result of low vitamin D levels, that causes soft and weak bones. It occurs in children and, occasionally, teenagers.