Fact Sheets

If you wish to get reliable information on any medical condition or medically related topic please try one of the links below:

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/pages/a2z.aspx

http://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-benefits-patients

http://www.virtualmedicalcentre.com/health/

http://www.answers.com/main/health.jsp

http://203.32.142.106/clearinghouse/

For information on children’s medical conditions and children related topics-

http://kidshealth.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/fact-sheets

http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/

http://www.sch.edu.au/health/factsheets/


LINKS

Australian and international Websites for more information:

NSW Health Dept
Queensland Health
Department of Health and Ageing
ABC Health Matters

Comprehensive International

Medline Plus (US)
Family Doctor (US)
Net Doctor (UK)
The Merck Manual Home Edition (US)

SPECIFIC TOPICS

Allergy
Aust. Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Australia
Arthritis
Arthritis Australia
Asthma
National Asthma Council
Asthma Foundations of Australia
Bowel and digestive diseases
Gastroenterological Society of Australia
Gut Foundation
Bowel cancer - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Brain Disorders
Brain Australia
Cancer
Cancer Council of NSW
American Cancer Society (US)
Cancerbackup (UK)
Coeliac disease
The Coeliac Society of Australia
Complementary and alternative medicine
National Centre for Complementary and Alternative
Medicine/Medline Plus (US)
Diabetes
Diabetes Australia
International Diabetes Institute
Glycemic Index
Depression

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Drug and Alcohol
Australian Drug Information Network
Australian Drug Foundation
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Foundation
Eczema
Eczema Association of Australia
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Action
Exercise
Active for Life
First Aid
St John Ambulance Australia
Glaucoma
Glaucoma Australia
Head cold
Gottacold
Headache
Headache Australia
Heart disease
National Heart Foundation

Hepatitis
Australian Hepatitis Council
Humour
Medical Laughter.com
Immunisation
Immunise Australia
Incontinence
Incontinence Foundation of Australia
Kidney disease
Kidney Health Australia
Lung Disease
The Australian Lung Foundation
Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration Foundation
Medication
National Prescribing Service
Medicare
Medicare Australia
Meningitis
The Meningitis Centre

Mesothelioma Symptoms
NSW Health

MENTAL HEALTH

Australian
Sane Australia
Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety & Depression
Mood Gym Training Program
Adolescent - Reach Out

International
Internet Mental Health (US)
Mentalhelp.net (US)
Nutrition
Nutrition Australia
Go For Your Life
Healthy Eating Club
Dieticians Association of Australia
Go for 2 and 5

Orthopaedics
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (US)
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Australia
Patient support groups
The Doctors Reference Site

Pathology
Healthscope
Seniors
Seniors.gov.au
Sexual Health
Family Planning Association
Australian Herpes Management Forum
Skin diseases
Royal Australian College of Dermatologists
DermNet (NZ)
Sleep
Sleepnet.com (US)
National Sleep Foundation (US)
Smoking
Quit Now
Quit Victoria
Sports medicine
Smartplay
Stroke
National Stroke Foundation

Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Australia Ltd

Tinnitus
Australian Tinnitus Association
Travel Medicine
Smartraveller (Australian government)
Centre for Diseases Control (US)
World Health Organisation (int)
Travel Health Online (US)
Vision
Vision Australia

WOMEN’S HEALTH

General

The Jean Hailes Foundation
Family Planning Association
Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne
Breast Cancer
National Breast Cancer Centre
Mammograms - Breastscreen
Pap tests
Cervical Screening
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Birth.com.au

Infertility
Sydney IVF

Breastfeeding
Australian Breastfeeding Association

Domestic Violence
The Domestic Violence & Incest Resource Centre


MEN’S HEALTH

General
Andrology Australia

Erectile Dysfunction
Impotence Australia
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

CHILDREN’S HEALTH

General
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Parenting SA
Child and Youth Health
Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
KidsHealth (US)

Immunisation
Immunise Australia
Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
Raising Children
Raising Children Network
Mental Health
Reach Out
Youth Health
Somazone