Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), also called amoebic meningitis, is a rare, but serious disease that leads to inflammation of the brain.
Primary health networks (PHNs)
Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.
Scarlet fever is a bacterial infection which usually affects primary school-aged children. Learn more about its cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention options.
Alzheimer's disease prevention
There is no known way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease for certain. However, there are several steps that you can take to try to prevent or delay the onset of dementia.
PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1
A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Trusted information about Alzheimer's disease including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and prevention.
Alzheimer's disease and diet
To help prevent dementia, a low-fat and high-fibre diet with fresh fruit and vegetables and whole grains is recommended. Find out about Alzheimer's disease and diet.
Lung cancer is one of the most common but serious types of cancer. Read here about the types, causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a tablet you can take daily to reduce your risk of infection if exposed to HIV. Learn more about its benefits and risks here.
Managing period pain
Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) is common but can prevent some women from doing their normal activities. However, there are some ways to manage painful periods.