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  1. Aspergillus

    09 Mar 2018

    Aspergillus is a fungus that commonly grows on rotting vegetation. It can cause asthma symptoms...

  2. Oral conditions - young children

    20 Jun 2019

    Oral thrush, mouth ulcers and cold sores are common oral conditions in babies and young children...

  3. Candida auris (C. auris)

    07 Aug 2018

    Candida is a genus of fungi (yeasts) that live on the skin and inside the human body. Candida auris (also called C. auris) is an uncommon fungus that can cause serious infections...

  4. Vaginal thrush

    12 Sep 2018

    Vaginal thrush is a common infection caused by an overgrowth of yeasts in the vagina...

  5. Mould and your health

    29 Nov 2018

    The way to control indoor mould growth is to control the source of moisture...

  6. Fungi poisoning [video]

    Fungi poisoning

    Dr Brett Sutton, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer and Dr Teresa Lebel, Senior Mycologist detail how Victorian’s need to be aware of death cap mushrooms and other poisonous mushrooms now because we are...

    Duration: 2:01

    • Environmental health,
    • Environmental health - Environmental health basics,
    • Environmental health - Food quality and safety
  7. Tinea

    17 Apr 2018

    Tinea is contagious and can be spread by skin-to-skin contact or indirectly through towels, clothes or floors...

  8. Mushroom poisoning

    02 May 2019

    Contrary to popular belief, there is no home test that can distinguish between edible and poisonous varieties of wild fungi or mushrooms...

  9. Nails - fingernail and toenail problems

    17 Apr 2018

    Our fingernails grow about three times faster than our toenails...

  10. Swimmer's ear

    27 Nov 2018

    Swimmer's ear can be triggered by exposure to water or mechanical damage due to overzealous cleaning...