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  1. Ultrasound - pregnancy

    14 Feb 2018

    Ultrasound is used during pregnancy to check the baby's development and to help pick up any abnormalities...

  2. Ultrasound scan

    06 Feb 2019

    Ultrasound is a scan used to study internal body structures...

  3. Understanding health insurance

    07 Dec 2016

    There are many health insurance providers on the market that offer a wide variety of healthcare plans...

  4. Understanding Medicare

    22 Jun 2017

    Medicare is Australia’s national public health insurance, providing free or subsidised healthcare to all Australians and most permanent residents...

  5. Undescended testicles

    01 Apr 2019

    Undescended testicles means that one or both testicles are missing from the scrotum...

  6. Unpaid and professional carers

    08 Nov 2018

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...

  7. Urban flash floods - FAQs

    18 Jan 2018 Urban flash floods - FAQs

    Urban flash flooding can happen quickly and without warning. Heavy rain causes runoff to collect in dips, car parks and roads, and there is a risk of contamination, injury and disease...

  8. Urgent treatment for mental illness

    18 Jan 2019

    Telephone helplines such as Lifeline (call 13 11 14) offer immediate mental health support and counselling 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you are in immediate danger, call triple zero (000) for...

  9. Urinary catheterisation

    14 Aug 2018

    A urinary catheter can give a person control over their bladder and keeps them dry...

  10. 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...

  11. Urinary system

    09 Mar 2018

    Most waste products are removed from the body by the urinary system...

  12. Urinary system birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    Common birth defects of the urinary system include hypospadias, obstructive defects of the renal pelvis and renal agenesis...

  13. Urinary tract infections (UTI)

    25 May 2018

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can target the urethra, bladder or kidneys...

  14. Urologist

    15 Jun 2017

    A urologist is a medical professional who specialises in diagnosing and treating diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system...

  15. Usher syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Services aim to help a person with Usher syndrome prepare for the dual loss of sight and hearing...

  16. Uterine cancer

    09 Mar 2018

    Uterine cancer is one of the most common gynaecological cancers...

  17. Uterine inversion

    09 Mar 2018

    Uterine inversion means the placenta fails to detach from the uterine wall, and pulls the uterus inside-out as it exits...

  18. Uterine prolapse

    09 Mar 2018

    The pelvic floor and associated supporting ligaments can be weakened or damaged in many ways, causing uterine prolapse...

  19. Uveitis

    09 Mar 2018

    Iritis can cause vision problems if it is not treated...