Stem cells are being researched to treat medical conditions, but they are ethically controversial in many cases. Read about stem cells on our partner pages.
Treatment for leukaemia is usually provided by a team of health professionals from different backgrounds. Learn more about leukaemia treatment and side effects.
Amyloidosis is a group of diseases that can affect the brain, heart, joints or kidneys.
Leukaemia in children
Leukaemia is the most common cancer in children. Children with leukaemia usually need treatment for two to three years. Learn more about leukaemia in children.
Tunnel vision and night blindness are just 2 of the symptoms caused by the genetic eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about it here.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) tends to develop slowly, so you could have CLL for years without noticing any symptoms or needing treatment. Learn more here.
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. Learn about the types of MS and how the symptoms can be managed.
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.
This inherited blood disorder prevents someone from making enough healthy haemoglobin to carry oxygen around the body, but it may not need treatment.
Blood transfusion is a safe procedure. Find out about the different types, why you might need a blood transfusion and what happens when you receive it.