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  1. Liver

    09 Mar 2018

    Some forms of liver disease are inherited, while others are caused by lifestyle factors...

  2. Liver - fatty liver disease

    11 Nov 2018

    The damage caused by fatty liver disease can often be halted or reversed through simple lifestyle changes...

  3. Cirrhosis of the liver

    09 Mar 2018

    Cirrhosis is a type of liver damage where healthy cells are replaced by scar tissue...

  4. Fluid retention (oedema)

    07 Apr 2017

    Fluid retention (oedema) occurs when fluid isn't removed from the body tissues, including the skin. Causes include the body's reaction to hot weather, a high salt intake, and the hormones associated...

  5. Kidneys - dialysis and transplant

    07 Nov 2019

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

  6. Kidneys - polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

    12 Nov 2019

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

  7. Pregnancy - pre-eclampsia

    31 May 2018

    There is no evidence that pre-eclampsia is caused by emotional stress, working too hard or not getting enough rest...

  8. 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
  9. Malaria

    21 Nov 2018

    Travellers who visit malarial locations should avoid mosquito bites and take anti-malarial drugs...

  10. Hepatitis A

    06 Nov 2019

    Immunisation is the best protection against hepatitis A infection and it is recommended for people in high-risk groups...