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Gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery, a very effective surgery for weight loss, helps you lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine absorb food.

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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.

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Symptoms of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Learn more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including its symptoms, treatment options and how it's diagnosed.

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What causes pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.

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Vitamin K deficiency

Vitamin K deficiency can stop your blood from clotting properly and can weaken your bones. Read more here about Vitamin K diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

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Appendectomy

If your appendix is infected or inflamed, you may require an appendectomy, an operation to remove the appendix. It often needs to be performed urgently. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Obesity treatments

Information on obesity treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Stroke symptoms

How to spot the signs and symptoms of a stroke using the FAST (Face-Arms-Speech-Time) method and why it’s important to act quickly to seek medical advice.

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Diarrhoea symptoms

Trusted information on diarrhoea (diarrhea in American English) symptoms for babies, children and adults, and links to trusted resources.

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