Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects your lungs and digestive system. Learn more about what causes CF and how it is treated.
Bronchiectasis damages the airways in the lungs, causing them to permanently widen. Early diagnosis and treatment are vital to prevent further damage.
The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body to digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about the role of the pancreas and how to keep it healthy.
Vitamin D test
Vitamin D is important for bone health. A vitamin D blood test checks the level of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D in your blood – find out more here.
Vitamin K deficiency
Vitamin K deficiency can stop your blood from clotting properly and weaken your bones. Read more about how to prevent and treat vitamin K deficiency.
Guide to genetic disorders
Problems with genes can cause health or development problems. Some genetic disorders affect people from birth, others develop later in life. Learn more from a trusted source.
A pneumothorax is when air leaks into the space between your lung and chest wall. Read about symptoms and treatment of pneumothorax (collapsed lung).
What do paediatricians do?
Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers; including illnesses and physical, mental and behavioural development.
If you have osteopaenia, your bones are weaker than normal. Osteopaenia is less severe than osteoporosis but you need to take care if you're at risk.
Organ transplants involve removing an organ from a donor and putting it into someone who may be very ill or dying. Find out what's involved here.