Routine cervical screening now commences at 25 years of age under the renewed National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP), or two years after the last Pap test.
If you have previously had a Pap test with a normal result:
before 23 years old, you should get screened... Read More
Shingles is a condition caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. Initial symptoms of shingles can include headache, fever, flu like symptoms and malaise. A stinging or burning sensation may appear on the affected area before a localised skin rash appears, usually within 1-2... Read More
By the end of 2018, a My Health Record with be created for every Australian unless they choose not to have one. People who choose NOT to have a My Health Record will be able to register not to have one during a three-month opt... Read More
When iron levels in the body become too low, the haemoglobin level can also drop below normal. This can result in Iron Deficiency Anaemia causing fatigue, headaches, dizziness, and palpitations.
Initial treatment can include oral tablets, or liquid. If this is not appropriate... Read More