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Organ transplants

Organ transplantation involves removing an organ from a donor and transplanting it into someone who may be very ill or dying. Find out what's involved here.

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Organ and tissue donation

It's important that you make decisions in relation to organ donation. We have put together a list of questions to help you find answers and address worries.

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What causes lymphoma?

Causes of lymphoma are not known, but you can find out more about risk factors.

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Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a very common disease caused by a parasite that usually has no symptoms. Learn more about the causes and prevention options.

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Rabies

Rabies is caused by infection with the rabies virus. It is usually acquired from a bite or scratch from an infected animal. Learn how to prevent rabies and what to do if you may be infected.

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Kaposi sarcoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma is usually found under the skin, or in the lining of the mouth, nose or throat, and is associated with HIV/AIDS. Find out why here.

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HTLV-1 infection

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a virus that infects T-cells, white blood cells that form part of the immune system. Learn more here.

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Flu vaccine FAQs

Got a question about the flu vaccine? Learn more about when to get vaccinated and who should get it.

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Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Here's how to recognise the symptoms and find the treatment that's best for you.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B cell and T cell lymphoma)

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Learn more here about how the symptoms, causes, complications and treatment.

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