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  1. Blood transfusion

    23 Oct 2017

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

  2. Lipoedema

    07 Sep 2017

    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. The onset often occurs during puberty...

  3. Cholesterol - healthy eating tips

    20 Jul 2017 Cholesterol - healthy eating tips

    Replacing foods that contain saturated fats with foods that contain polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats will help to lower your cholesterol...

  4. Cholesterol

    20 Jul 2017

    Your body needs cholesterol, but it can make its own. You don't need cholesterol in your diet...

  5. Lymphatic system

    19 Jul 2017

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

  6. Blood pressure (high) - hypertension

    18 Jul 2017

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can increase your risk of heart attack, kidney failure and stroke...

  7. Organ and tissue donation

    10 Jul 2017

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

  8. Thalassaemia

    23 Jun 2017

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

  9. Heart

    21 Jun 2017

    The heart is about the size of a clenched fist and lies in the middle of your chest, behind and slightly to the left of your breastbone...

  10. Haemophilia

    20 Jun 2017

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