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  1. Von Willebrand disease

    12 Nov 2019

    A person with von Willebrand disease may have frequent nosebleeds, heavy menstruation or excessive bleeding from the mouth...

  2. Haemophilia

    12 Nov 2019

    All children with severe haemophilia are given preventative treatment with infusions of blood products before they have a bleed...

  3. Thalassaemia

    12 Nov 2019

    Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that can cause anaemia or death if not treated...

  4. Lymphatic system

    07 Nov 2019

    The lymphatic manages fluid levels in the body, filters out bacteria and houses types of white blood cells...

  5. Porphyria

    05 Nov 2019

    Porphyria can affect the skin, nervous system, gastrointestinal system or all of these, depending on the specific type...

  6. Organ and tissue donation

    23 Oct 2019

    Discover the facts about organ and tissue donation, decide about becoming a donor and discuss your decision with the people close to you...

  7. Haemochromatosis

    06 Sep 2019

    Haemochromatosis (iron overload disorder) tends to be under-diagnosed, partly because its symptoms are similar to those caused by a range of other illnesses...

  8. Raynaud's phenomenon

    20 Aug 2019

    Raynaud's phenomenon can be a sign of a more serious underlying condition, so see your doctor if you experience it...

  9. Leukaemia

    21 Jul 2019

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

  10. Blood transfusion

    08 Jul 2019

    Donated blood is screened for blood-borne diseases such as hepatitis, syphilis and HIV...