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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause serious liver disease in an infected person. The hepatitis C virus is usually transmitted when blood from an infected person enters the bloodstream of another person.

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Hepatitis

Trusted information on hepatitis including how it is spread, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, plus links to trusted resources.

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B can lead to liver damage over time. If it turns out you have hepatitis B, it is important to protect others from infection. Find out how.

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Risk and causes of liver cancer

Liver cancer is a cancer affecting the cells of your liver. It is among the top ten causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Find out more about liver cancer its causes and risks.

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Needlestick injuries

Trusted information on needle stick injury, plus links to trusted resources.

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Cirrhosis of the liver

Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate anatomical points. It appears to help in the treatment of some conditions. Learn more from a trusted source.

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Heroin and mental health

Heroin users are likely to develop mental health problems. Heroin is highly addictive, but there are many treatment options available for heroin users trying to kick the habit.

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Heroin

Heroin is a highly addictive drug with many serious side effects. Find out more about heroin's effects and the dangers of long term abuse and addiction.

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Fatty liver

Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.

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Testing times for HIV

While new notifications of HIV have generally stabilised, rates have increased among heterosexual people and indigenous people. Here's how to get tested for, and prevent, HIV.

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