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What causes leukaemia?

Doctors are not sure what causes leukaemia. But there are risk factors to be considered. Learn more about the risk factors.

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What causes lung cancer?

A risk factor is any factor that is associated with an increased chance of developing a particular health condition, such as lung cancer. Learn about risk factors for lung cancer.

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What causes coeliac disease?

It’s not yet known why people develop coeliac disease, but a number of factors are associated with an increased risk of developing this disease. Find out about coeliac disease risk factors.

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What causes ovarian cancer?

There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Learn more about the potential causes of, and risk factors for, this disease.

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What causes breast cancer?

The causes of breast cancer are not fully understood, but some factors that are known to increase the risk. Find out more about risk factors on this page.

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Causes of mental illness

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes mental illness. It is thought that interactions between certain genetic and environmental factors can increase the risk of mental illness.

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Causes of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a major mental illness. While it can be inherited, the risk is increased by drug abuse and other environmental factors.

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Arthritis prevention

Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources

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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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What causes kidney disease?

There are many causes of kidney disease, such as diabetes, painkillers, infection and injury. Learn more about the risk factors for kidney disease.

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