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Approach to deadly sepsis infections continues to vary

Treatment practices for patients hospitalised with the potentially fatal infection known as “sepsis” will continue to vary because of individual […]

A positive boost to the immune system

A positive attitude can improve your immune system and may help you live longer, according to a University of Queensland study. The […]

Predicting flu outbreaks

Researchers are working to enable influenza outbreaks to be predicted in much the same way as meteorologists forecast weather. The […]
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Breast and nipple thrush (BNT; breast and nipple candidiasis; mammary candidias…

Breast and nipple thrush (BNT) is a yeast infection of the nipple and breast caused by a fungal organism known as Candida albicans, a common cause of all thrush infections. It occurs most commonly in breastfeeding mothers.
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Whooping cough: Dr Joe

Transcript Whooping cough is one of those childhood illnesses that we don’t see as much of as we used to, […]
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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a term that means quite a lot of different things to different people. Dr Joe Kosterich talks […]
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Pneumonia (Video)

Transcript There are a number of different forms of lung or chest infection and pneumonia is one of those and […]

Tonsillitis (Video)

Transcript It may come as a surprise but tonsillitis is actually one of the less common causes of sore throat. […]
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Oral thrush (monoliasis, oral candidiasis, OC)

Oral thrush (or oral candidiasis) is a type of thrush found in the oral cavity. It is a type of fungal (yeast) infection, caused most commonly by Candida albicans.
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Cold and Flu

Cold and flu are respiratory infections which cause coughing, runny noses and a range of other symptoms. The flu can lead to serious and fatal complications like pneumonia. Cold and flu are common and contagious conditions, especially in winter months, when prevention measures...