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  1. Kidneys - polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

    16 Sep 2019

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

  2. Long QT syndrome

    16 Sep 2019

    You should be investigated for long QT syndrome if you faint for no apparent reason, during or after exercise or emotional excitement...

  3. Cleft palate and cleft lip

    16 Sep 2019

    Most cleft palates and cleft lips can be repaired so that appearance and speech develop normally...

  4. 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...

  5. Huntington's disease

    06 Sep 2019

    The symptoms of Huntington's disease usually, but not always, first appear when the person is approaching middle age...

  6. Kennedy's disease

    06 Sep 2019

    Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs...

  7. Phenylketonuria (PKU)

    06 Sep 2019

    PKU is an inherited disorder that prevents the normal breakdown of a protein found in some foods...

  8. Thalassaemia

    06 Sep 2019

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

  9. Turner's syndrome

    05 Sep 2019

    Turner's syndrome is a random genetic disorder that affects females, causing short stature and infertility...

  10. Tuberous sclerosis

    30 Aug 2019

    Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder that affects various parts of the body to varying degrees of severity...