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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. Reactive arthritis

    20 Aug 2019

    Reactive arthritis is a form of arthritis that occurs as a result of some bacterial infections...

  3. Measles

    Measles can cause serious and sometimes fatal complications, including pneumonia and brain inflammation...

  4. Flu (influenza)

    Flu (influenza)

    Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is...

  5. Hepatitis A

    28 Jun 2019

    Immunisation is the best protection against hepatitis A infection and it is recommended for people in high-risk groups...

  6. Polio and post-polio syndrome

    19 Jun 2019

    Polio is a serious disease that can cause life-threatening paralysis and possibly death...

  7. Bacterial vaginosis

    12 Jun 2019

    Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is caused by an imbalance of the bacteria normally present in the vagina...

  8. Staphylococcus aureus - golden staph

    06 Jun 2019

    Hospital patients are more likely to be infected by golden staph because of surgical or other wounds...

  9. Fever - children

    16 May 2019

    Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness...

  10. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS)

    11 Apr 2019

    If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital...