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Emphysema is a progressive lung disease often due to smoking, causing shortness of breath and coughing. Read about symptoms and treatments.
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a common, inherited genetic condition that can cause chronic lung and liver disease. Treatment can slow down the progress of the disease. Learn more here.
Learn all about lung conditions and diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and more.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term used for some long-term lung conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
A dust storm reduces the quality of the air that we breathe, which can cause health problems. Learn how to protect yourself in a dust storm.
A thoracoscopy is usually a safe and effective way of finding out if there is a problem in the space between your lungs and ribcage.
Reversal of Hartmann's Procedure
Reversal of Hartmann’s procedure will allow you to open your bowels in the normal way. You will no longer need a stoma bag.
Surgery for rectal cancer
Removing the cancer by surgery gives you the best chance of being free of rectal cancer.
Colon resection for colon cancer
Removing the cancer by surgery gives you the best chance of being free of colon cancer.
A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.