When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid in the space around the lungs. It can be caused by many things, from pneumonia to kidney failure.
Dialysis is a way to artificially clean the blood if your kidneys can’t cope. Learn about the different types and how to live and active life when you are on dialysis.
Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.
Legionnaires' disease is a severe and sometimes life-threatening form of pneumonia. Read more information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Malaria is a disease spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes, which causes an infection of the red blood cells. Find out more here.
The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect men and women differently. Find out more about UTI symptoms, prevention and when to seek medical help.
Organ transplantation involves removing an organ from a donor and transplanting it into someone who may be very ill or dying. Find out what's involved here.