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  1. Williams syndrome

    20 Sep 2019

    Williams syndrome often goes undiagnosed, which means that some people with the disorder fail to get the support and treatment they need until later in life...

  2. Marfan syndrome

    20 Sep 2019

    Some people may not realise they have Marfan syndrome, because their features are either mild or not obvious...

  3. Noonan syndrome

    20 Sep 2019

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

  4. Pregnancy tests - maternal serum screening

    20 Sep 2019

    Maternal serum screening can indicate increased risk of abnormalities in the unborn child, but is not a diagnosis...

  5. Muscular dystrophy

    20 Sep 2019

    People affected by muscular dystrophy have different degrees of independence, mobility and carer needs...

  6. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

    19 Sep 2019

    A child with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 rarely lives beyond three years of age...

  7. Kidneys - polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

    19 Sep 2019

    Polycystic kidney disease is a common cause of kidney failure in Australia and equally affects men and women of different ethnic backgrounds...

  8. Reflexology

    19 Sep 2019

    Reflexology is massage of the feet that aims to promote healing in other areas of the body...

  9. Genetic services in Victoria

    Genetic services in Victoria

    Genetic services can help people who are affected by, or who are at risk of, inherited conditions or birth defects, to make informed choices about their healthcare...

  10. Cancer and asbestos

    19 Sep 2019

    Long-term exposure to asbestos is a cause of lung cancer and other serious illnesses...