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  1. Leprosy (Hansen’s disease)

    Once a person with leprosy begins treatment they quickly become non-infectious.

  2. Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a disease spread from animals to humans, caused by infection with the bacteria Leptospira.

  3. Leukaemia

    Most children and many adults with acute leukaemia can expect to be cured, while chronic leukaemia can be successfully managed.

  4. Leukodystrophy

    Leukodystrophy refers to a group of inherited disorders that affect the white matter of the brain, which causes loss of normal brain functions.

  5. Lipoedema

    Lipoedema is a painful, chronic, symmetrical swelling in the legs, thighs, buttocks and sometimes arms due to the accumulation of fat in the subcutaneous tissues.

  6. Liposuction

    Liposuction is invasive surgery and is not a substitute for weight reduction or a cure for obesity.

  7. Liver

    Some forms of liver disease are inherited, while others are caused by lifestyle factors.

  8. Liver - fatty liver disease

    The damage caused by fatty liver disease can often be halted or reversed through simple lifestyle changes.

  9. Liver cancer

    Liver cancer can be a primary cancer that starts in the liver, or a secondary cancer that starts in another part of the body and spreads to the liver.

  10. Living with a heart condition

    Attending cardiac rehabilitation will help you to create a good foundation for living with your heart condition.