Health Catalogues Library

  • 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 […]
  • A lot of parents stress over when and how to start toilet training. This is mainly due to the overwhelming and often conflicting advice given from […]
  • Nappy rash is the most common skin problem for young infants. Babies are prone to nappy rash because their skin is thinner and more fragile than […]
  • Constipation refers to the passing of hard or dry ‘pebble-like’ motions which cause pain and discomfort. Babies and young children often pass faeces red-faced and grunting. They will sometimes appear to […]
  • If you answer yes to most of the questions below, you have dry skin. Does your skin sometimes feel tight? Is your skin dry and flaky? […]
  • A baby’s stool will vary in consistency and frequency, depending largely on a range of factors. In this leaflet you will learn more about what can […]
  • 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 […]
  • The word menopause comes from a blend of Latin and Greek words – ‘mensis‘ meaning month, and ‘pauses’ meaning to cease. It’s the point where a […]
  • 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 […]
  • Baby’s first teeth begin to form in the 16th week of pregnancy and are almost completely developed  in the gums at birth. The age a baby’s […]
  • If you answer yes to most of these questions below, you have oily skin. Does your skin often look shiny? Is your T-zone (forehead, nose and […]
  • We live in a sun soaked country – and us Aussies love it! Going to the beach, playing sport, outdoor picnics and barbeques are all what […]
  • Sports are a great way to get fit, have fun and make some friends. Keeping active is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We […]
  • 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 […]
  • It can happen suddenly without warning – just a small bump or fall and before you know it you’ve got a painful fracture. If you’re an […]
  • 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 […]
  • If you’re the parent of a child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you’ll know this can be one of the most frustrating and stressful, yet rewarding […]
  • Fibre is found in foods like cereals, fruit and vegetables. It’s the part of plant foods our bodies can’t digest. We still need fibre, even though […]