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Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis is a rare, but serious disease. It leads to inflammation of the brain. Infection can happen from water-based activities.

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Primary aldosteronism

Primary aldosteronism is a condition where you make too much of the hormone aldosterone — find out about the symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.

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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection usually affecting primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms, treatments and prevention.

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Liver cancer

Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.

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COVID-19 vaccination

Learn about COVID-19 vaccines, including recommendations for your age and circumstance, how to book and which vaccines are available in Australia.

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Raynaud's phenomenon

Read about Raynaud's phenomenon, where parts of your body (often the fingers) change colour and feel numb and cool when you get cold or stressed.

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is swelling in your soft tissues due to fluid build-up in your lymphatic system. Find out about lymphoedema, its causes and treatments.

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Milia

Milia are tiny, white lumps that can appear on the face of newborn babies, young children and adults. Learn about different types and treatments.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It affects 1 in 10 Australians aged over 80, but glaucoma can strike at any age. Read on to learn more about glaucoma symptoms, treatments and causes.

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