Diseases and Conditions

HealthInsite is a Commonwealth Government of Australia initiative, funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

Click on the desired topic's to find out more about that particular disease or condition.

 

AIDS and HIV
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to AIDS and HIV. Introductory information on this topic will be added in the near future.
Allergies and Hypersensitivities
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to allergies and hypersensitivities.
Alzheimer's Disease
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to Alzheimer's Disease.
Anxiety and Fears
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources about various forms of anxiety disorders (including obsessive compulsive and panic disorders) and fears and support services for people suffering from them.
Arthritis
HealthInsite topic page linking to information on arthritis and specific topic pages on rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Asthma
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources which explain what is asthma, its causes, management, support services and statistics.
Autism
HealthInsite topic page linking to information for parents and health professionals on autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's syndrome.
Autoimmune Diseases
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus), rheumatoid arthritis, insulin-dependent diabetes and multiple sclerosis (MS).
Breast Cancer
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources relating to breast cancer, including prevention, treatment, risk factors and issues associated with living with breast cancer.
Cancer
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources on the various types of cancer, including prevention, risk factors, treatment, support services and statistics.
Child Health
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources on health issues that affect children, from babies and toddlers to young people. Includes childhood illnesses, accidents and injuries, and support for children having problems.
Chronic Conditions and Injury
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to chronic pain and injury. Topics covered include arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart health, vascular health, stroke, hypertension, kidney disease, and injury prevention.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), with a link to a specific topic page on fibromyalgia.
Deep Vein Thrombosis
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources which cover deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or as it is also known, "economy class syndrome".
Dementia
HealthInsite topic page on information on dementia and support services for sufferers, their carers and their families.
Depression
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources relating to depression and its types, risk factors, prevention and support services.
Diabetes
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources relating to diabetes and its types, prevention, treatment, risk factors, complications, support services and statistics.
Digestion and Stomach Disorders
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to digestion and stomach disorders.
Drugs
HealthInsite topic page covering social, recreational or habitual use of drugs and substances, including alcohol, tobacco, amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine and heroin.
Heart, Stroke and Vascular Health
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources which cover key areas of interest, such as risk factors, prevention and treatment of heart, stroke and vascular disease.
Hepatitis
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to hepatitis. Introductory information on this topic will be added in the near future.
Hypertension
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to hypertension. Introductory information on this topic will be added in the near future.
Immunisation and Vaccine Preventable Diseases
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources on immunisation, a variety of vaccine-preventable diseases and their symptoms, including chickenpox, diptheria, whooping cough, meningococcal disease, hepatitis, haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB), measles, mumps and rubella, poliomyelitis and tetanus.
Infectious Diseases
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to infectious diseases, including viruses, parasitic, fungal and bacterial infections.
International Health Information
HealthInsite topic page providing links to major, quality-assured health information gateways covering a wide variety of topics.
Kidney and Urinary Tract Diseases
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources about kidney diseases and urinary conditions.
Languages other than English
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources which provide easy access to health information resources in languages other than English.
Medicines
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources on the use of pharmaceutical or prescription drugs and medications.
Meningitis and meningococcal infections
HealthInsite topic page linking resources to information on the various types of Meningitis and meningococcal infections, their sources and symptoms.
Mental Health
HealthInsite topic page linking to information relating to mental illness, what it is, prevention, early intervention, management and mental health promotion, as well as mental health statistics, research and suicide prevention.
Musculoskeletal conditions
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to musculoskeletal disorders, including osteoporosis and other bone, joint, spinal and muscular diseases.
Nervous System Diseases
HealthInsite topic page linking information on alzheimer's, cerebral palsy, chronic fatigue syndrome, CJD, dementia, vision impairments, fibromyalgia, meningitis, migraine, MS, muscular dystrophy, paralysis, parkinson's disease and stroke, and a range of resources on other nervous system diseases.
Osteoporosis
HealthInsite topic page linking to information on osteoporosis.
Parkinson's Disease
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to Parkinson's Disease. Introductory information on this topic will be added in the near future.
Physiotherapy
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources on physiotherapy, including the Physiotherapy Evidence Database.
Prostate Cancer
HealthInsite topic page linking resources relating to prostate cancer. Introductory information on this topic will be added in the near future.
Reviews of evidence for treatments
HealthInsite topic page on reviewing the evidence for health treatment and interventions.
Skin Cancer
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources relating to skin cancer, including prevention, treatment and risk factors.
Stroke
HealthInsite topic page linking to resources relating to stroke and its prevention, treatment, risk factors, support services and statistics.
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