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  1. Pneumonia

    05 Sep 2018

    Anyone can get pneumonia, but young children and the elderly are most susceptible...

  2. Heart abnormality birth defects

    19 Jun 2019

    Some congenital heart defects are mild and cause no significant disturbance to the way the heart functions...

  3. Emphysema

    19 Jul 2018

    Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dusts...

  4. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    06 Jun 2018

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill...

  5. Lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    19 Jul 2018

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the collective term for a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing...

  6. Pleurisy

    06 Jun 2018

    Treating any infection of the upper respiratory tract quickly will reduce the risk of developing pleurisy...

  7. Chest infections

    09 Mar 2018

    A chest infection affects your lungs, either in the larger airways (bronchitis) or in the smaller air sacs (pneumonia)...

  8. Larynx

    09 Mar 2018

    Prolonged exposure to air pollutants, such as dust, can irritate the larynx and cause chronic laryngitis...

  9. Digestive tract birth defects

    09 Mar 2018

    Too much amniotic fluid surrounding the baby during pregnancy (polyhydramnios) may indicate the presence of defects of the digestive tract...

  10. Polycythaemia vera

    09 Mar 2018

    Polycythaemia vera is characterised by the production of too many red blood cells, caused by abnormal function of the bone marrow...