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  1. Newborn bloodspot screening

    Every newborn baby in Australia is offered a test for the rare medical conditions of phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, cystic fibrosis and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

  2. Non-specific urethritis (NSU)

    Non-specific urethritis (NSU) means any inflammation of a man's urethra that is not caused by gonorrhoea.

  3. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill.

  4. Noonan syndrome

    Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that usually includes heart abnormalities and characteristic facial features.

  5. Nosebleeds

    Bleeding from the nose is common in children and is usually not severe or serious.

  6. Nut allergies

    Peanuts, tree nuts and seeds can all cause allergies with symptoms ranging from milder reactions to a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).