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  1. Conjunctivitis

    15 Jun 2016

    Conjunctivitis is an eye infection caused by a bacteria or virus. Symptoms include eye redness, a discharge and swollen lids. Conjunctivitis is treated with antibacterial eye drops or ointment...

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    • Eyes,
    • Eyes - Eye basics
  2. Zika virus

    28 Jan 2016

    Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus. There is no cure, specific treatment or vaccine for Zika virus...

    Tags:
    • Infections,
    • Infections - A-Z of infectious diseases,
    • Infections - Animal to human infections,
    • Travel and holidays,
    • Travel and holidays - Staying safe and healthy
  3. Heart disease when you're fit and healthy

    30 Apr 2011 Heart disease when you're fit and healthy

    Scientists are trying to understand why some people have a heart attack or heart disease, even though they don't have a 'high' cholesterol level or blood pressure...

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    • Heart,
    • Heart - Heart health
  4. Mould removal at home

    19 Oct 2015

    While undisturbed mould is not a major health hazard for most people, there are some important safety tips to follow when trying to remove mould. There are also some easy steps to take to reduce the...

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    • Allergies
  5. Mould and your health

    19 Oct 2015

    Mould is a type of fungi that lives on plant and animal matter. Mould grows best in damp and poorly ventilated areas, and reproduces by making spores. Airborne mould spores are commonly found in both...

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    • Allergies
  6. Asthma – emergency first aid

    19 Oct 2015

    Asthma attacks need urgent emergency first aid. In an emergency, always call triple zero (000)...

    Tags:
    • Asthma,
    • Asthma - Managing asthma
  7. Short-sightedness

    17 Oct 2015

    If you are short-sighted, you will have trouble seeing objects clearly in the distance and they will appear blurry...

    Tags:
    • Eyes - Eye basics,
    • Eyes - Vision change and loss
  8. Eyes – refractive errors

    17 Oct 2015

    Refractive errors are common eye disorders causing blurry vision and are related to the focusing ability of your eyes...

    Tags:
    • Eyes,
    • Eyes - Vision change and loss
  9. Nut allergies

    17 Oct 2015

    Peanuts, tree nuts and seeds can all cause allergies with symptoms ranging from milder reactions to a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)...

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    • Allergies,
    • Allergies - Food allergies and intolerance
  10. Living with kidney failure

    17 Oct 2015

    Although dialysis or transplant surgery after kidney failure can be challenging, many people go on to live active and productive lives...

    Tags:
    • Kidney and bladder,
    • Kidney and bladder - Kidney treatments and transplants