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  1. Haematologist

    A haematologist specialises in diagnosing, treating and managing diseases of the blood and blood-producing organs.

  2. Haemochromatosis

    Haemochromatosis (iron overload disorder) tends to be under-diagnosed, partly because its symptoms are similar to those caused by a range of other illnesses.

  3. Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

    Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) is a rare condition which can lead to chronic kidney damage or death from kidney failure.

  4. Haemophilia

    All children with severe haemophilia are given preventative treatment with infusions of blood products before they have a bleed.

  5. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a bacterium that causes a life-threatening infection that can lead to serious illness, especially in children.

  6. Haemorrhoids

    A diet high in fibre can both treat and prevent haemorrhoids.

  7. Hair

    Human hair grows one centimetre every month.

  8. Hair and nails

    Information about hair conditions, nail problems and tinea.

  9. Hair transplant surgery

    Hair transplant surgery involves taking skin from parts of the scalp where hair is growing and grafting it to the thinning or bald areas, or areas of trauma.

  10. Halitosis or bad breath

    Having halitosis or bad breath can have a major impact on a person.