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  1. Kabuki syndrome

    30 Aug 2019

    Kabuki syndrome affects males and females equally and there is no cure...

  2. Kambo

    02 Sep 2019

    Kambo is a poison used as a traditional medicine in purging or cleansing rituals. There is a risk of serious adverse reactions, especially if kambo enters the blood stream...

  3. Kava

    09 Nov 2018

    It is dangerous to take kava in combination with alcohol or other psychoactive drugs...

  4. Kennedy's disease

    06 Sep 2019

    Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs...

  5. Keratoplasty

    09 Mar 2018

    Corneal transplant surgery would not be possible without generous donors and their families, who have donated corneal tissue so that others may see...

  6. Kidney cancer

    16 Jul 2019

    Most kidney cancers are found when the doctor is checking for something else...

  7. Kidney disease

    09 May 2018 Kidney disease

    Exercise, a balanced diet and not smoking will help to keep your kidneys working well...

  8. Kidney donation

    09 Mar 2018

    Kidneys are often donated after death but more people are choosing to donate one of their kidneys while still alive (living kidney donation)...

  9. Kidney failure

    10 May 2018

    You can lose up to 90 per cent of kidney function before you even feel sick...

  10. Kidney failure and diabetes

    12 Jun 2018

    Kidney failure means the kidneys can no longer remove waste and maintain the level of fluid and salts that the body needs...

  11. Kidney stones

    15 May 2018

    For most types of kidney stones, the best ways to prevent stone growth or recurrence are to drink enough fluids, avoid urinary infections and treat with medications...

  12. Kidneys

    24 May 2018

    Well-functioning kidneys are essential to a healthy life...

  13. Kidneys - age-related problems

    16 May 2018

    Early detection of kidney disease and good management can increase the life of your kidneys...

  14. Kidneys - cystic kidney disease

    15 May 2018

    A cyst on your kidney does not automatically mean that you have cystic kidney disease...

  15. Kidneys - dialysis and transplant

    18 Jun 2019

    People with kidney failure need dialysis or a transplant to stay alive...

  16. Kidneys - medullary cystic kidney disease

    18 Sep 2019

    Medullary cystic kidney disease causes the growth of abnormal cysts in the kidneys...

  17. Kidneys - medullary sponge kidney

    09 Mar 2018

    Medullary sponge kidney is a condition where cysts develop in the urine-collecting ducts and tubules of one or both kidneys...

  18. Kidneys - nephrotic syndrome

    15 May 2018

    Nephrotic syndrome is where the kidneys remove too much protein from the blood...

  19. Kidneys - polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

    19 Sep 2019

    Polycystic kidney disease is a common cause of kidney failure in Australia and equally affects men and women of different ethnic backgrounds...

  20. Kidneys - urinary reflux

    18 May 2018

    Kidney reflux means that one or both valves in the ureters are not working properly, which can cause urinary infections...

  21. Kids and energy needs

    28 Apr 2018

    It’s important for kids to eat a wide variety of foods for a healthy, well-balanced diet and to be physically active. Creating healthy habits during childhood helps to ensure lifelong healthy...

  22. Kids Helpline services

    20 Sep 2017

    This 24-hour service is available for young people (aged five to 25) who need advice, counselling or just someone to talk to – no problem is too big or too small...

  23. Kilojoules on the menu (Arabic) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food safety and storage,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  24. Kilojoules on the menu (Chinese Simplified) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Health conditions and food,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  25. Kilojoules on the menu (Chinese Traditional) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Health conditions and food,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  26. Kilojoules on the menu (Greek) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  27. Kilojoules on the menu (Hindi) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  28. Kilojoules on the menu (Italian) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  29. Kilojoules on the menu (Punjabi) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Food science and technology,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life
  30. Kilojoules on the menu (Vietnamese) [video]

    Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online...

    Duration: 0:15

    Tags:
    • Healthy Eating - Dieting and diets,
    • Healthy Eating - Nutritional needs throughout life,
    • Healthy Eating
  31. Kinesiology

    09 Mar 2018

    Kinesiology uses muscle monitoring to look at imbalances that may be causing disease in the body...

  32. Kinship care

    10 Oct 2019

    Kinship care is the care provided by relatives or a member of a child's social network when a child cannot live with their parents...

  33. Kissing and your health

    09 Mar 2018

    While disease-causing bugs can be transferred during a kiss, most won?t cause disease and the risk of serious disease is very small...

  34. Kiwi

    22 Oct 2015 Kiwi

    The fuzzy-skinned kiwifruit has a sweetish-tart flavour and is a great source of dietary fibre and vitamin C. Varieties include the brown-skinned fruit that are at their peak in Victoria from March to...

  35. Knee injuries

    09 Mar 2018

    Mild knee injuries may heal by themselves, but all injuries should be checked and diagnosed by a doctor or physiotherapist...

  36. Knee replacement surgery

    23 May 2019

    Knee replacement surgery removes a diseased knee joint and replaces it with an artificial joint...

  37. Kohlrabi

    22 Oct 2015 Kohlrabi

    The odd-looking kohlrabi tastes a little like a cross between broccoli and cabbage and can be eaten raw in salads or stir-fried and baked in a tasty gratin. It is an excellent source of dietary fibre...

  38. Koori Maternity Services

    08 Feb 2018

    The Koori Maternity Services program offers flexible, inclusive, culturally appropriate pregnancy and postnatal care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Victoria...