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  1. Kabuki syndrome

    Kabuki syndrome affects males and females equally and there is no cure.

  2. Kambo

    Kambo is a poison used as a traditional medicine in purging or cleansing rituals. There is a risk of serious adverse reactions, especially if kambo enters the blood stream.

  3. Kava

    It is dangerous to take kava in combination with alcohol or other psychoactive drugs.

  4. Keeping active

    Becoming physically active, safety, types of physical activity and exercise and health conditions.

  5. Keeping backyard chickens – what you should know

    Keeping chickens as pets can be a rewarding experience, especially for children. However, chickens and other poultry can carry germs such as Salmonella, even when they appear healthy and clean.

  6. Kennedy's disease

    Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs.

  7. Kidney and bladder

    Information and links to factsheets about urinary tract infections, kidney conditions, bladder problems, management and treatments.

  8. Kidney cancer

    Most kidney cancers are found when the doctor is checking for something else.

  9. Kidney disease

    Exercise, a balanced diet and not smoking will help to keep your kidneys working well.

  10. Kidney donation

    Kidneys are often donated after death but more people are choosing to donate one of their kidneys while still alive (living kidney donation).