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Diagnosis of rubella

Your doctor may suspect you have rubella from your symptoms, as symptoms can mimic other viral symptoms, so a blood test will confirm a diagnosis. More here.

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Dementia diagnosis

Confirming a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult, particularly when the condition is in its early stages. Find out how dementia is diagnosed.

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Asthma diagnosis

There is no single test for asthma. Your doctor will decide if you have asthma based on talking to you, examining you and performing some breathing tests.

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Heart attack diagnosis

With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.

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Heart failure diagnosis

There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder affecting 1 in 1,100 babies. Screening tests for Down syndrome are routinely offered to pregnant women.

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Genetic testing

Genetic testing can give you vital information if you're planning a family or if you, or your partner, has a genetic disorder.

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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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Angiogram

An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.

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Bronchoscopy

During a bronchoscopy, a doctor views your airways and lungs. By inserting a tube attached to a camera, they aim to diagnose or treat a condition.

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Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is when a flexible tube is inserted into the anus to view the inside of the large bowel. It helps diagnose or treat potentially harmful medical conditions.

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