Health Catalogues Library

  • Haemorrhoids – they’re uncomfortable, itchy, painful and not anything you really want to talk or even think about! But for many of us they’re something we […]
  • Everyday we’re constantly being exposed to different bacteria and viruses. Immunisation is the safest way to protect you and your family from catching some of the […]
  • Most families with young children will have to deal with the problem of worms from time to time. Anyone can get them, but children seem to […]
  • Our ears are amazing, complex pieces of work. They give us our hearing and our sense of balance. They work with our other senses to make […]
  • Pigmentation is your skin’s colouring. Everyday we meet people with a huge variety of different skin tones. What colour your skin is depends on how much […]
  • Fungi like to grow anywhere that’s warm and moist. You’ve probably seen them popping up in the garden as mushrooms, or invading food that’s been left […]
  • Incontinence is a common and distressing problem. If you’ve experienced it then you’re not alone – it’s just that most people don’t like to talk about […]
  • Eczema is the most common skin problem in babies and young children. The inflammatory skin condition is also sometimes known as dermatitis. Eczema can vary in […]
  • Mood swings, tender breasts, a bloated stomach, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression. These are just a selection of the symptoms some women have to deal […]
  • Before reaching middle age, most men probably haven’t given their prostate gland much thought. But as men get older, their chance of experiencing some kind of […]
  • We’ve all experienced the frustration of lying in bed and not being able to sleep. And it’s often the more you try to clear your thoughts […]
  • If you get headaches or niggling aches and pains often, then you’ve probably taken your fair share of paracetamol or aspirin. Swallowing these tablets is easy […]
  • The number of people affected by diabetes is increasing all the time. It’s the world’s fastest growing disease and Australia’s 6th largest cause of death. Over […]
  • Back pain is so common that eight out of ten of us will have it at some time in our lives. After headaches and colds, it’s the most […]
  • We all have our negative thoughts. There’s that horrible, depressed feeling a lot of us get on Monday morning. Or the nervous anxiety you feel before speaking […]
  • Reflux occurs when the contents of the stomach flows back up the oesophagus (the tube that connects the stomach into the mouth). In the majority of […]
  • Is your child a fussy eater? Does he or she never seem to eat enough “good foods”? Or do they regularly reject the food you prepare […]
  • The situation is all too familiar: You feel a tingling on your lip and a small, hard spot you can’t see. Sure enough, in a day […]