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Search results for: "Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome"

Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

Links to our information partners' articles about haemolytic uraemic syndrome (also spelt hemolytic uremic syndrome).

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E. coli infection

E. coli (or escherichia coli) is a type of bacteria that causes both minor and severe illness. Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of E. coli here.

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Fetal diseases

Information about foetal diseases from leading Australian health organisations.

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G6PD deficiency

G6PD deficiency, sometimes called 'favism', is a genetic disorder that causes red blood cells to break down when exposed to triggers. People with G6PD deficiency can live a healthy life.

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What causes cellulitis

Cellulitis is caused by bacterial infections.

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Down syndrome

This syndrome causes learning difficulties, with a greater chance of health problems. Everyone is affected differently.

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Turner syndrome

This genetic disorder involves sensory, developmental and hormonal symptoms, but most girls and women with Turner syndrome enjoy a normal life.

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Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of disorders that increases the risk of stroke, heart disease and diabetes. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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5 things people with Down syndrome want you to know

About 1 in every 1,100 babies born has Down syndrome — and most will enjoy a long, healthy life. Here's what you need to know about Down syndrome (Trisomy 21).

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Cushing's syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome is a hormonal disorder with a wide range of symptoms. Learn about its causes here, as well as why Cushing’s syndrome is difficult to diagnose.

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