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Asthma is a common respiratory condition often caused by allergies. There are many risk factors, tests for diagnosing and medications f


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Neurology/Neurophysiology Feature Pages

A diverse range of conditions, from excessive sweating to epilepsy, are underpinned by neurological abnormalities. Read expert advice about neurological conditions, their diagnosis and treatment, reviewed by Sydney neurologist Dr Karl Ng.
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Psoriasis: Overview

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which causes red or white scaly patches of skin which are often itchy. It can affect a person’s mood and cause social embarrassment, however a variety of treatments are available and can control psoriasis in the majority of cases. For more...
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Allergies: Spring time allergies and year round allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a substance such as pollen that poses no threat to the body. Perennial allergies affect a person throughout the year. They can cause considerable disruption and discomfort, but can be managed by avoiding allergens and...
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Bed Wetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)

Bed wetting (also known as nocturnal enuresis) is a common condition which most children outgrow by age five as the organs which control urination develop. But bedwetting also affects older children and adults. If left untreated it can negatively affect both physical and...
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Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is not life threatening but can cause significant embarrassment and affect a person’s achievement at work or school. It may affect specific body sites (e.g. the armpits) or the entire body. Treatments include medicines and surgery to reduce...
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Headaches and Migraines

Most people will experience at least one headache in their life, but for some people headaches occur regularly, or in severe forms like migraine. Treatments to reduce the pain associated with headaches and migraines are available. However when headaches occur regularly, caution...
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Diabetic Retinopathy

The eye and diabetes Anatomy of the eye and vision Visual field testing Diabetes mellitus type 1 Diabetes mellitus type […]
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Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer and the body Cancer overview Anatomy of the gastrointestinal system Types of pancreatic cancer Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas Pancreatic […]