Is a hysterectomy right for you? Here’s what to know

4 January, 2024 . by Claire Burke

A hysterectomy is done to treat a number of conditions, including heavy bleeding and pelvic pain. And no, it doesn’t mean your sex life is over! Here’s what to expect.

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Struggling to conceive? How to boost your chance of having a baby

25 July, 2023 . by Claire Burke

Facing challenges on your path to parenthood? Infertility is an issue for many people, but it can be treated. Here’s what you should know.

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Sore joints? What you need to know about arthritis

8 July, 2023 . by Claire Burke

Feeling a bit stiff? Arthritis is an umbrella term for many forms of joint pain, and it’s not just limited to older people. Here’s what you need to know.

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Is sex causing pain rather than pleasure? Here’s what to do

30 May, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

For many women, sex causes great physical pain, which can impact self-esteem and relationships. Here’s how to find relief.

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Is Buruli ulcer the reason your skin won’t heal? And what is it, anyway?

7 May, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE6LMmXkMNA Experts say cases of Buruli ulcer are on the rise in parts of the country – but what is it, and how can you avoid getting this disease? 

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Could it be a brain tumour? Signs to watch out for

14 April, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

Much-loved TV personality Johnny Ruffo lost his battle with brain cancer at the end of 2023. He was one of nearly 2000 Australians diagnosed each year. So what are the…

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A brush with mortality: Life with the rare Addison’s disease

28 February, 2023 . by christine joy magat

While not common, Addison’s disease can be debilitating and lead to life-threatening emergencies. But managed well, it’s also possible to live a happy, healthy life.

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New hope for chronic pain sufferers

16 October, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Living with chronic pain and its associated stigma can impact everyday life for sufferers, but new treatment options offer hope for relief.

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‘The doctor said it was prostate cancer — I never imagined it would happen to me’

16 September, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Prostate cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia. Early diagnosis is the key to saving lives, as John Ryan discovered.

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What Emma Watkins wants you to know about endometriosis

9 September, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

When former yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins discovered she had endometriosis she had no idea what it was. Now she’s helping shape the conversation around the disease.

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