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Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection that usually affects primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms as well as treatments and preventions.

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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.

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Liver cancer

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

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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.

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a swelling in the body’s soft tissue due to fluid building up in the lymphatic system. Its causes include radiotherapy, injury or a faulty gene.

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Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints, but most are easily treated. Find out about the different types of headaches and treatments.

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Dementia prevention

While it is not possible to prevent all cases of dementia, some measures can help prevent the disease.

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What is a podiatrist?

Podiatrists are experts in foot and ankle health. They can help to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions. Learn more about what a podiatrist does and how to find one.

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Bone cancer

Primary bone cancer, which begins in the bones, is rare. But many other cancers, such as lung or breast cancer, can then spread to the bones.

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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition caused by a damaged heart muscle. Discover what's behind cardiomyopathy, and how to manage it.

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